Gerard Coutts

Managing Director | B.Arch., M.Eng (PM)., CPPDPM, FAIPM.

Architect | The Buchan Group

Senior Project Manager | Burns Bridge Australi

Southern Australia Land Acquisition Manager | Delfin Lend Lease

State Land Acquisition Manager | Multiplex Developments

State Land Acquisition Manager | Austcorp

Lecturer | University of Melbourne, Faculty of Architecture

Lecturer | RMIT University, Construction Management

Chairperson | Building Appeals Board

Board Member | RALAC

Board Member | Moreland Affordable Housing Limited

With over thirty years of experience and practical application, Gerard has a rich history in the project management, architecture, and property development industries. He thrives in challenging conventional thinking in planning and design, and is driven in his pursuit of the most innovative and valuable solutions. This is particularly demonstrated in his commitment to the development of high quality spaces for people to live and work.


Gerard is also a leading practitioner in stakeholder engagement, and is dedicated to delivering successful outcomes to individuals, agencies, and communities.


Gerard has held a myriad of titles, including...

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Daria Lysenko

Architectural Technician | B.Envs

As a recent graduate of Architecture from Melbourne University, Daria joined the GCA Container Concepts team with the initiative to work collaboratively with our clients, and a drive to deliver high quality design solutions. Daria’s comprehensive understanding of the rules and regulations governing architectural practice, gives her an intuitive approach to designing spaces that are innovative as well as pragmatic.


Daria has experience in conceptual development, data analysis, documentation, technical drawing and 2D and 3D documentation. She continues to broaden her area of expertise and is currently undertaking a Master of Landscape Architecture.


Priscilla Riscica

Creative Media Designer | B.Animation

Priscilla has a variety of skills in graphic design, 3D environmental modelling, animation and motion graphics. She strives to achieve a level of excellence in all her work and endeavours to add a competitive edge to every project.

Priscilla is particularly responsible for the management of data, captured through drones, of urban and rural landscapes. She specialises in compositing 2D and 3D plans over aerial photography and digital maps, to enable to ‘bring to life’ conceptual plans for potential development projects.


Priscilla also manages the social media platforms and marketing material of GCA Container Concepts.


Alex Tamburro

Urban Planner & Designer| B.Envs

Alex’s role at GCA Container Concepts involves conducting site analyses and effectively conveying site data through mapping, info-graphics and documentation. Alex is highly skilled in conceptual development, technical planning, and in producing detailed and creative urban design solutions. 


Alex’s experience working in multi-disciplinary teams, and knowledge in urban planning, assists the design process and broader context of our projects.  His natural eye for design and aesthetic in the urban realm extends to the other focuses at GCA Container Concepts, namely place-making and space-making for clients.


Louise Vines

Quality Assurance & Assistant Project Manager | B.A.

Louise ensures a high level of quality is maintained across all sections of GCA Container Concepts. Louise also oversees the continuous improvement of the services provided, client and stakeholder relations, and management systems.


With a background in the health sector, Louise has extensive experience in coordinating small to large teams and implementing new initiatives. Her role at GCA Container Concepts involves sourcing new project opportunities, project documentation and reporting


Harriet Drummond

Accounts & Office Manager

Harriet’s comprehensive knowledge of accounting software and extensive experience in accounts management, ensure all financial operations at GCA Container Concepts run smoothly and efficiently. 


Harriet manages the office administration, internal operations and invoicing, and ensures all projects can progress unhindered to the next stage.