THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA (UDIA) is Australia’s peak representative body for all segments of the urban development industry.

Simon Basheer

President (NSW)

Simon Basheer - UDIA National President

General Manager, Sales for the Australian Residential business at Lendlease.


Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Graduate Diploma in Property (Valuation)


Simon has more than 30 years’ experience in the development industry, holding a number of senior General management positions across several states since he first joined the industry in 1987.


Simon is passionate about the development industry and the responsibility developers have in their profession. He has been an active member of the UDIA both in Queensland and NSW for nearly 20 years and was a Councillor on UDIA NSW for 8 years. Simon has sat on UDIA National Council for more than 10 years.


After more than 8 years working for Delfin Property Group, Simon joined Lend Lease in 1995 and during this time, he has been involved in many of Lend Lease's largest masterplanned community and urban projects.  Simon's background brings a depth of industry experience which is translated into strong policy and advocacy activities for the development industry.  


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