Executive Committee

Committee members

Executive Officer/Coordinator – Tracey Davis, contact 0477 770 787

Executive Officer/Member Liason – Charlyne Manshanden, contact 0423 725 400

President – Luke Harris, Co-Founder & Director, Decipher Financial Services, Suite 3/2 Yarra Street, South Melbourne

Vice President – Tammy Watson, twatson83a@gmail.com

Secretary/Treasurer – James Temelli, Temelli Jewellery, 259 Collins Street


Alister Reid – Gray Reid Gallery, 156 Collins Street

Alycia French, Alycia Co.

Elise Bucholtz, elisebucholtz@gmail.com

Julian Crane, Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Committee Profiles

Collins Street Precinct Group – Executive Committee Members 2020/2021

Luke Harris
Co-Founder & Director – Decipher Financial Services

Luke has an extensive international career throughout the Asia Pacific region.  Luke’s experience spans from small family run businesses to large multinational corporations in the Hospitality, Retail and Finance sectors.

 Having lead hotels for much of his career, Luke moved into banking and finance over five years ago working for Westpac, one of Australia’s largest banks, both as a Bank Manager for their Head Office branch in Melbourne and also a Relationship Director of Premier Banking.  Luke’s high level of client service was recognised by Westpac in 2019 when he was awarded the National Service Champion of the Year.

Tammy Watson

Tammy Watson previously the General Manager at St. Collins Lane Located in Melbourne’s CBD. Tammy has been working in the Shopping Centre Industry for the past 20 years. Her experience encompasses roles for both retailers and landlords who have helped her grow a wealth of knowledge within the industry. In the last 15 years, Tammy has worked as a Centre Manager within various types of assets including, Cranbourne Park Development, Melbourne Airport , Large Format Retail, Tourism based Outlet Centres including, Harbourtown Adelaide, DFO Essendon as well as traditional Retail Centers. Tammy is most passionate about working with great teams, encouraging innovation and developing staff. She is a role model for others in terms of her work ethic and her passion for all things retail.

James Temelli
Principal Designer, Temelli Jewellery

James loves working with fine jewellery, high quality diamonds and rare, precious gemstones. He currently specializes in custom designed, unique and beautiful creations for a discerning clientele. James has an extensive background in Retail Marketing, Social Media Management, Public Relations and Event Management in both a shopping centre management environment and in a retail environment.
As a principal designer for Melbourne based Temelli Jewellery, James designs unique creations across 4 Melbourne showrooms as well as for interstate and international clientele. He holds a Lord Mayors Commendation and various other business awards. James enjoys utilizing his skills in Marketing and PR to further elevate Collins Street to local and international visitors as a premium destination for luxury.

Alister Reid
Owner of Gray Reid Gallery

Alister Reid was born and raised in Melbourne.  Tertiary education at RMIT.
Has worked in the city since 1983 and since 1999 has owned and operated the Gray Reid Gallery on Collins Street.
Since 1999 led by Alister Reid, Gray Reid Gallery has become renowned for a beautifully curated unique yet timeless collection. Bespoke handmade fine jewellery, contemporary Australian jewellery, antique and vintage jewellery and objects d’art are featured. Our showroom hosts exhibitions from artisan-designed, contemporary jewellers and members of The Gold and Silversmiths Guild of Australia. We showcase an exceptional range of antique and vintage items.

Alycia French
Owner of Alycia Co

Alycia French started out in the arts industry, marketing The Australian Ballet, followed by agency work for international FMCG brands, before enjoying a short stint at the International School of Paris in France. Returning to specialise in brand marketing, Alycia worked within and consulted for hospitality brands across Australia – with one Melbourne project going on to win Best Marketed Venue at the Australian Hospitality Awards in 2018. Partnering with business leaders and entrepreneurs to establish or refresh their brand strategy from the inside out, Alycia began implementing coaching and human behaviour development principles for more authentic results and sustainable success. A certified Life, Success and Business coach, for the past few years Alycia has worked with ambitious executives & future-executives wanting to level-up their leadership & make more impact – while prioritising their personal vision & wellbeing. Specialising in personal leadership development strategy and team culture transformation, Alycia helps professional leaders and leadership teams to create a work-life experience more meaningful, enjoyable and free than they once knew.

Elise Bucholtz

Elise’s career includes Time Out’s MD  Elise has been championing the voices of small business for over ten years with the brand. She first joined Time Out in Sydney before moving to Melbourne to set up the sister office, and she now spends her time between the two states. Elise has worked across a range of roles from sales to marketing, partnerships, audience and events. She lives for experiences, champions diversity within her own business and believes the way to make a meaningful impact is to be kind. Prior to Time Out she worked in celebrity media, PR and real estate, working internationally with a diverse array of people. Her passion lies in building relationships and asking questions, believing that the more curious we are in work and life, the more positive change we can make along the way.

Julian Crane
Director of Sales and MarketingGrand Hyatt, Melbourne

Julian has over 20 years’ experience in hospitality business management. He has extensive experience in business development, partnership marketing, marketing communications, and revenue management leadership. He started his career at the Sheraton Towers Melbourne (now the Langham) and has worked with key global hotel brands including Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts and Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas spanning several countries including Australia, UK, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand and the Middle East.


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