The Founders

Matthew Gollan  Co-founder/ Creative Director  With a background in urban planning, Matt has nearly ten years’ experience in creative placemaking, urban activation and community development.  After working with numerous Australian councils, Matt established Reactivate in 2014 as a platform to help property owners, developers and councils activate their underutilised spaces in the inner city and turn previously run-down, vacant or underperforming precincts into thriving destinations and community hubs.  With a passion for adaptive reuse projects, artistic activation and community development, Matt employs world leading placemaking and activation initiatives to create great places.  Follow Matt on  twitter

Matthew Gollan
Co-founder/ Creative Director

With a background in urban planning, Matt has nearly ten years’ experience in creative placemaking, urban activation and community development.

After working with numerous Australian councils, Matt established Reactivate in 2014 as a platform to help property owners, developers and councils activate their underutilised spaces in the inner city and turn previously run-down, vacant or underperforming precincts into thriving destinations and community hubs.

With a passion for adaptive reuse projects, artistic activation and community development, Matt employs world leading placemaking and activation initiatives to create great places.

Follow Matt on twitter

Andrew Coward  Co-founder/ Strategy Director  Andrew is an experienced corporate strategist, communications professional and marketer of the built environment. He has worked for some of Australia’s largest property developers including Leighton Properties and Sekisui House Australia.  Andrew has worked on some of Australia’s most notable urban renewal projects including Central Park, The Waterfront, Green Square Town Centre, The Hermitage, Erko and Eco Ripley.  Andrew brings global experience to the team having worked in countries such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.  Follow Andrew on  twitter

Andrew Coward
Co-founder/ Strategy Director

Andrew is an experienced corporate strategist, communications professional and marketer of the built environment. He has worked for some of Australia’s largest property developers including Leighton Properties and Sekisui House Australia.

Andrew has worked on some of Australia’s most notable urban renewal projects including Central Park, The Waterfront, Green Square Town Centre, The Hermitage, Erko and Eco Ripley.

Andrew brings global experience to the team having worked in countries such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Follow Andrew on twitter

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The Team 

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