Our team covers a diverse skill set— from interior design, to account management, communications, operations, and logistics.
Zahava started Move-in in 2002 by accident. It was in response to a new and emerging need for turn-key furniture packages in the inner-city apartment boom. With a background in architecture and no one in that space, she embarked on the fit out of apartments for a client. One thing led to another and Move-in has come of age. With a skilled and dedicated team, Move-in is now an industry leader, demonstrating agility, flexibility, integrity and innovation in the world of FF&E. Specialising in all aspects of design and delivery, Move-in works on projects of all scales from hotels and serviced apartments to student accommodation and social spaces. Zahava Co-Founded Elenberg Fraser Architecture in 1998; launched Clikclax in 2020 and is on the Board of the Melbourne International Film Festival. She works on lots of other projects from script writing to social collaborations, loves to cook and don’t get her started on rock climbing.
With an international career in Management and a degree in Interior Design, Sarah brings her unique combination of skills together at Move-in. She manages all teams across all departments to ensure Move-in projects are successfully delivered for clients. From detailed project analysis, design briefs, contracts, processes and scheduling, Sarah has developed attentive and reliable relationships with her team, as well as the vast Move-in network of collaborators, consultants and clients. Her level-headed and solutions-based approach to the complexity of FF&E ensures every project is managed impeccably – on time and on budget; and her recipes for complex dishes from all corners of the globe make everyone hungry on a regular basis.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Monique has a background in Journalism, Property Development and Marketing, so it is no surprise that there is no task she cannot conquer, from contract negotiations to copy editing and hand-over on site – she has it covered. Her multifaceted and determined approached to her work and her understanding of design led and commercially driven FF&E ensure that her team can depend on her to deliver results. When she is not designing websites, editing books or solving packing issues for children’s toys, she is actively managing the growth and success of Move-in, and making sure everyone knows about us and our clients are happy campers.
For over 6 years Eriny has managed the Move-in books. With a Bachelor of Commerce and many years’ experience in the financial sector, Eriny works closely with management, sales, finance & operations to ensure the various aspects of the business work in synchronicity. From budgets and cash flows, to payroll and reporting, everyone at Move-in depends on her dedication, expertise and knowledge.
Senior Interiors Manager
Melissa’s degree in Visual Arts has created the backbone of her design philosophy that has earned her the respect of the industry, her team and clients. From spatial planning, value & cost management, product & material research, custom furniture design and a vast network of local and international artisans and collaborators, Melissa brings an authoritative and authentic voice to FF&E. Working across all projects from student accommodation to luxury residences, Melissa combines an astute eye, attention to detail and a confidence to her work. She also likes to freedive with whales.
Ethan makes sure all FF&E gets to site on time. Armed with an MBA, a Masters and a soft spot for bizarre snack food, Ethan manages the operations and strategy at Move-in to ensure the seamless delivery of all projects. Working with various departments and contractors, Ethan manages logistics, freight and installation across multiple projects and locations. He’s also a good cook.
Interiors and Projects
Stephanie specialises in design with a focus on social spaces and hotel FF&E. She is a qualified Interior Designer with a passionate dedication to new ideas, products and materials and combines her design sensibility and taste making with commercial practicality and innovation. Working on projects of all shapes and sizes, Stephanie’s skills and interests bring expertise and fresh ideas to her craft.
Adele is a former dancer and choreographer with two degrees in Business and Marketing. She has a background in sales, customer service, fashion, interiors and operations and ensures the communications engine at Move-in runs smoothly. Working with the team in all areas of social content, marketing, interior styling and customer care, Adele is both a behind the scenes activist, and an on-site warrior.
Operations and Finance Officer
Bryan’s skills in logistics, operations, real estate, hospitality, account management and purchasing are imperative to the successful delivery of projects. Working collaboratively with all Move-in members, as well as clients, partners, suppliers and consultants, Bryan is the silent engine behind our FF&E machine. A member of CPA Australia and a board game whiz, Byran applies his strategic thinking, attention to detail and unflappable adaptability to his role and assists the team wherever it is needed.
Lee has been in the warehousing game for over 20 years and manages the complex back-end of FF&E from the Move-in warehouse. Constantly building and improving on internal systems, Lee is an integral part of the team’s dedication to successful project delivery, from goods receiving to picking & packing. When one job can have over 10,000 products, that is no small feat. He’s also a sports trainer, involved in community and elite teams from the Carlton FC to cricket – and applies his collaborative and coach-like disposition to Move-in and the high-vis wearing delivery team.
Graphics and Communications
Victoria has a background in Design and Advertising in New Zealand and Australia. She brings the Move-in assets to life – from in house design reports to signage, digital & brand management and everything in between. Working with the design team, Victoria makes sure the vision and intent of every project is clearly portrayed, and her visual style and technical skill ensure our FF&E designs and goals are clearly communicated. She is also an obsessed foodie. There is definitely a theme emerging…
Louise is a Move-in veteran and has been working with the team from the very very start. She was involved in the very first catalogue in 2002, and has a deep, committed and cellular undertesting of the business. She has been the Head Stylist and Project Manager on many Move-in jobs all around the world from Kuala Lumpur to India, Mount Bulla and Busselton; and assisted with the launch of Move-in Dubai in 2006. She sources products, materials and objects for projects and is responsible for Move-in’s renowned styling language and portfolio. She can fix anything with a cable tie and a knife, and her commitment and sense of humor knows no bounds. She is also an excellent cook. Just saying…
Our team of delivery and installation experts manage all on-site logistics. From permits to traffic management, delivery to site, assembly, installation, cleaning and rubbish removal for projects large and small.