AWEA Executive Committee Members

Committee Members volunteer their time, expertise and passion to the West End community and are all members of the Adelaide West End Association.

Media Liaison - Andrew Wallace – University of South Australia 2009

Andrew is a lecturer in Interior Architecture and Sustainable Design at UniSA.He has practiced as a designer in Adelaide, Sydney and London since 1984 and has been responsible for the design and delivery of projects ranging in scale from small consumer products, major corporate fitouts , national brand development and infrastructure design guidelines.

Andrew has a 30 year involvement in the music industry in Sydney and Adelaide in his capacity as jazz dance dj and was a formative influence in establishing the jazz and latin dance scene in both cities. In his capacity as an academic Andrew’s particular research interests are in sustainability, he is a pioneer of sustainable interior design and of late has turned his interest to communities of all scales, from workplace communities to precincts such as the West End of Adelaide. He continues to provoke discussion in regards to urban redevelopment in the city through both his teaching and research work and speaks nationally on the topic of workplace, mainstreets and the west end of Adelaide.

Andrew has been a member of the AWEA Executive committee since 2008.

Contact: Phone: 0400 489 079 or Email:

Treasurer - Geoff Barclay

Geoff has been involved with the local precinct since July 2012 with the delivery of the multi award winning UNO Apartments in Waymouth Street. This significant world first project has demonstrated the effectiveness of mixed tenure developments and the importance of Placemaking & Place Management for successful future projects in the Adelaide CBD and particularly the West End and how they impact on the local community.

Geoff has extensive Senior Property & Business Development Management experience spanning over 10 years with diverse property portfolios including: Residential, Commercial, Community Housing, Strata & Community Corporations & Trustee Properties. With a strong passion for people & place Geoff prides himself on delivering outstanding customer & client service across the Private, Government & Not for Profit sectors.

Unison Housing’s SA office is located at 104 Waymouth Street Adelaide.

Contact: Geoff Barclay: Place Manager South Australia

Public Officer – James Economos – Econ Property Group 2012​

James Economos is a registered Architect and Director of Econ Property Group, a well established privately owned property development and investment group with a predominant focus and investment in the West End.

James specialises in adaptive reuse of heritage buildings and activation of main streets and laneways. He is committed to help make Adelaide a vibrant , unique, world class city. James also sits as committee member for the Adelaide Business Collective.

Tony Scrivener – Grand Chancellor Hotels 2017​

Tony Scrivener is the current Area General Manager for Grand Chancellor, overseeing the Hotel Grand Chancellor hotels within Adelaide. An award winning hotelier with more than 20 years hospitality experience has seen Tony work across Australia and overseas in leading small and large luxury hotel brands. Tony also worked as a senior manager in two award winning hotel divisions in the corporate office. This role saw Tony responsible for acquisitions and construction, as well as overseeing the operations of multiple hotels, restaurants, pubs and function centres.

Association wise, Tony is a member of CIPS , sits on the Adelaide West End Association Executive Committee and is a member of a number of other reference groups and boards.

Tony Scrivener General Manager
Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide
The Chancellor on Currie
T +61 8 8231 5552 |
65 Hindley Street | Adelaide, SA, 5000 | Australia

Paola Coro – Apoteca

Paola is the Director of APOTECA, a New York inspired brasserie and restaurant, and has been an integral part of the West End precinct for almost 20 years. APOTECA has been featured in Gourmet Traveller and Gourmet Traveller Wine and has been involved in various South Australian iconic events, including the SA Hot 100 Wines Awards. Regular wine and spirit tasting evenings, showcasing local producers and makers are also held at APOTECA, attracting a diverse and interstate market to the area. 


Paola is committed to the revitalisation of Adelaide‘s West End precinct and is passionate about supporting the businesses located in the area achieving high quality foot traffic and frequent visitors to the area, both locally and from interstate.


Contact Paola:

Andres Donoso – Fat Controller Club and Wunderhaus

Andres Donoso is the Director of the Fat Controller Club, Wunderhaus and the Managing Director of D&S Resources.
Andres has 15 years of experience in management, hospitality, mining and financial industries, his strong passion and specialised business acumen positions him as a great communicator across all levels from large companies/organisations to Government and related entities.

Andres holds professional memberships with the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Family Business Australia, Golden Key International Honour Society, the Project Management Institute and the Civil Contractors Federation SA where he also serves on the Next Gen Committee.

Contact: Phone: 0430 059 227 or Email:

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