Andrew Vamvakaris

Director, Property & Economic Development

Andrew joined La Trobe University in 2015 to further the implementation of the Melbourne Campus Masterplan, which will see the 240 hectare Campus evolve into a fully functioning and vibrant University City of the Future. As Director, Andrew leads a team of property & economic development professionals involved in commercial and retail leasing, strategic property, and investment attraction functions. Andrew’s team is leading  a range of private development partnerships including the University’s Health & Wellbeing Hub, future Town Centre, Research & Innovation development and facilitating long-term Sports Partnerships, in addition to managing regional campus retail and development project opportunities.

Prior to joining La Trobe University Andrew worked in Property Development and Corporate Real Estate across the Australian Eastern Seaboard, UK and the Middle-East. Andrew has a Bachelor’s degree in Property Economics from Queensland University of Technology, and a Master’s degree in Urban & Regional Planning from Curtin University, and brings over 20 years of international property experience in both the Public and Private Sector to the role.