In strata and community management, relationships matter. That’s why we have built a dynamic team of the best portfolio managers around.  Not only experts in their field, our team know that managing complex issues requires a level head, good communication and an extensive understanding of the relative laws and regulations.  Most importantly, we care about getting the best outcome for our owners and their tenants.

Our team

Wade McKenzie, Managing Director of Strata Republic.

Wade McKenzie

CEO | Corporate Licensee

Strata Republic was founded in 2004 by Wade McKenzie. As Chief Executive Officer, Wade has two decades’ experience in strata management and is renowned for his fresh, innovative and proactive approach. His counsel is sought by many leading property developers, international real estate organisations and Owners Corporations.

“As strata legislation becomes more complicated and environmental demands increase, so does the need for expert guidance on work health and safety regulations, security, financial, accounting, insurance and legal issues. It’s our job to ensure everything operates efficiently and within the law.”

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Ying is the Financial Controller at Strata Republic.

Ying Xie

Chief Financial Officer

As a Chartered Accountant and registered BAS agent with a Masters of Professional Accounting, Ying leads our Accounts Team in managing their responsibilities for all financial matters within our company and client portfolio. Her proficiency across all accounting disciplines combined with her thorough forecasting and reporting skills provides our clients with sound peace of mind, confident that their finances are in safe hands.

“When you are dealing with accounts there is no such thing as close enough being good enough. Precision is paramount. Fortunately, Strata Republic invests in the latest technology and has the best systems in place to provide our clients with financial certainty.”

Amelia Causer

Head of Strata

With experience spanning two decades in the real estate sector, Amelia has been a part of the Strata Republic family for 12 years.  Amelia’s role as Head of Strata involves the management of a high-end portfolio located throughout Sydney. As Head of Strata, Amelia is also responsible for the management and supervision of our Strata Management team.

Her experience and calm approach is well regarded by her clients, and she was recently recognised by her industry peers as a Finalist in the Strata Communities Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence 2022, Senior Strata Community Manager category.


Vincent is a Licenced Strata Manager at Strata Republic.

Vincent Wan

Licensed Strata Manager

After completion of a double degree in Commerce/Arts at Macquarie University, Vincent utilised his customer skills honed in the retail sector and moved into the real estate industry.  Gaining experience at a strata management agency on the Northern Beaches Vincent joined the Strata Republic team in 2018.  With Vincent, our clients enjoy proactive management, timely responses and a conscientious work ethic.  Competent in the management of Strata, Company Title and Community Title, Vincent’s portfolio includes residential, commercial and mixed-use properties.

Paul is a Strata Manager with Strata Republic.

Paul Walker

Licensed Strata Manager

Following an extensive career in the hospitality industry including with national hospitality brands, and with the experience of being a Strata Committee member for many years, Paul made the move into the strata industry with Strata Republic.  Now a Licensed Strata Manager, Paul uses his 21 years of experience in venue and facilities management to lead his Owners Corporations with sound guidance and support.

His balanced, common-sense approach to the management of all matters coupled with his effective people-management skills make him the perfect fit for clients, and he was recently recognised by his industry peers as a Finalist in the Strata Communities Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence 2022, Strata Community Manager Rising Star category.

Zach Maher

Licensed Strata Manager

Following a decade in the hospitality industry with a stint of firefighting to boot, Zach utilised his customer service skills to move into the real estate industry. Gaining experience at a strata management agency south of Sydney, Zach joined the Strata Republic team in 2022. With Zach, our clients enjoy proactive management, timely responses and a conscientious work ethic. Competent in the management of Strata Title and Building Management Committee’s, Zach’s portfolio includes residential, commercial, industrial, and mixed-use properties.

Tim Curac

Compliance Manager

Highly organised and customer service oriented, Tim has brought a wealth of knowledge to Strata Republic with over eight years’ prior experience in the strata industry.  With a qualified trade background, coupled with many years’ experience running and managing his own business, Tim assists our clients in all areas of strata compliance including without limitation the management of insurance matters and remedial defect projects.  Tim prides himself on his proactive and honest approach to all disciplines of strata management, and his effective and thorough communication with clients ensure they receive the best advice possible.

Livia is an Executive Assistant at Strata Republic.

Livia Di Bella

Executive Assistant

Livia has a background in sales, marketing and support, and developed her strong commitment to customer service by starting her career in retail sales and soon after moving into property with Ray White Group and Standen Estate Agents. Since moving to Strata Republic in 2017 as EA to the CEO, Livia has cemented her role as a figurehead of the team and leads the administrative team to support our team and clients.

“The strata industry is a fast-moving and continually evolving sector within the real estate profession, so it attracts people with energy and stamina. I’m here to help implement and refine the company’s processes to meet our clients’ needs, as well as easing the burden off Wade, our founder and Managing Director, who has to be across Strata Republic’s all-embracing scope of services.”

Yi is a Trust Accountant at Strata Republic.

Yi Lu (Evelyn)

Trust Accountant

With a Master of Commerce from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Accounting from Macau University of Science and Technology, Evelyn has worked as a trust accountant in the strata industry for four years.  Utilising her knowledge and experience of company finances Evelyn is highly efficient in her management of strata trust accounts and ensuring that all accounting processes are completed in accordance with statutory requirements.

“Working with Strata Republic is a great experience for me. I am always approachable and enthusiastic to help our clients with a clear mind to problem solving.”

Abigail Cruz

Accounts Payable

Following completion of a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Abigail worked in the accounts team at a major food distributor before moving into the real estate sector with Strata Republic.  Responsible for invoice management and administration support, her ever-positive and motivated attitude has seen Abigail develop into a key member of our accounts team.

Lei Castro

Administration Assistant

Following over six years in commercial leasing and with a background in IT, Lei joined the Strata Republic team in 2022 and brings with her a great enthusiasm for the real estate sector.  Lei has advanced skills in administration, property management, time management and customer service, providing our strata management team and our clients with exceptional and reliable support.