Meet the Team

Harry Charalambous

Director of Projects

HarryHarry is a self-made millionaire and property expert. With a background in trade, Harry has nearly 40 years of experience in the property investment and development industry. This experience and Harry’s wealth of knowledge give clients the link between their dreams and an achievable reality.

Harry provides mentoring to an extensive group of highly successful investors and has developed an extensive range of contacts in both the investment and developer fields. Harry lives and breathes property and has personally been involved in over $250 million worth of property transactions. Harry’s personal success story was featured in the Australian Property Investor magazine. View the pdf here: APIMagazineArticle

Anton Hamer

Director of Finance

AntonAnton has worked in the finance industry for 28 years and is both a Licensed Mortgage Broker and a member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia. Before founding Plan Assist with Harry in 2004, Anton worked in corporate banking for two major Australian banks.

Anton services both personal and business clients and has assisted over 1000 clients obtain finance for their projects, ranging from $50,000 for a home renovation to a $22 million business merger. Anton is an experienced property investor and developer himself, having invested in a range of projects including renovation projects, subdivision of land and multi-unit developments. He understands the successful ways of
sourcing finance for any project and getting a deal over the line.

Helen Charalambous

Property Acquisition Specialist

HelenHelen started her career as an Art Teacher after completing a Bachelor of Art Education at College of Fine Arts (UNSW).

Coupling her interest in design and passion for property, Helen purchased her first property at the age of 21 and proceeded to renovate and build ten homes in ten years.

Helen has been involved in over 30 projects including new homes, duplexes, renovations and subdivisions and now offers that experience to the Plan Assist clients by way of managing the Buyer’s Agency service.

Christine Xegas

Project Manager

ChristineChristine has been an integral
part of Plan Assist since 2008. Christine has had considerable experience working with clients to bring their vision for a project to fruition.

Christine manages our Project Management division and looks after all council approvals, tendering and construction management for projects ranging from small renovations, additions and granny flats to dual occupancies, subdivisions and larger townhouse developments. She is an active investor herself having completed a number of renovations, subdivisions and dual occupancies and holds a small portfolio of investment properties.

Chris Taylor

Property Procurement & Management – Queensland

Chris Taylor (1)Chris has over 30 years’ experience in the horticultural industry including owning and operating a wholesale plant nursery for 25 years. His experience in supplying products to major clients such as Bunnings and Big W means Chris has the know how when dealing with all levels of business and government.

As Queensland representative for the Plan Assist Property Team, he sources and secures properties for clients as well as driving the project management during development and construction stages. In his own right, Chris has developed several properties including an ecological retreat on their property “Rainforest Edge”. He is currently studying for his Diploma in Project Management.