Alice Joy

CEO & Co-Founder  

Alice is a lawyer, wellness expert and triple bottom line real estate developer. As the CEO of Urban Villager, Alice is well versed in all aspects of property, including capital raising, market research, creative acquisitions, site selections, wellness and marketing. A strong believer in using capital for good, Alice is an optimiser, handling complex situations with clarity and creating the best outcomes for all parties involved whilst remaining true to Urban Villager’s vision that people and the planet can thrive together. 

When not working, Alice can be found trail-running, competing in dog sports with her rescue working dogs, or barefoot on the beach, usually with a coffee (in a keep cup!) in hand.  


Diploma in Languages, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (with Merit), Master of Wellness (with Distinction) 

Tibor Grubits  

Design Scientist and Co-Founder  

Tibor is a design scientist, sustainable real estate developer and financial modeller with a strong background in information technology. As the CXO of Urban Villager, Tibor ensures that sustainability and eco-technology are incorporated efficiently and profitably into real estate development. With a unique background in consultancy and design, Tibor loves ensuring that the details that make spaces liveable and desirable are financially feasible. 

In his down-time, Tibor can be found at Parkrun, in the garden, or reading up on the latest advances in smart and eco-technologies. Or drinking coffee.


Bachelor of Science (Computing Science) (Honours)
Master of Design Science (Building Services) (with Distinction) 

Matthew Patterson  

Projects and Property Management

Matt is a qualified engineer, with a passion for renewable energy and for being Australia’s best landlord. Driven by a desire to see the property industry reformed to optimise systems and to deliver a better and more respectful experience for tenants, Matt joined us in 2019 to assist with Project Management and the development of our property management systems. Matt is on track to be the Licencee-in-charge for our in-house property management arm.

When not at work, Matt can be found on some kind of outdoor adventure, usually involving rock-climbing, mountain biking, or camping.


Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical), Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), Honours

Fred Cajulis  

Project Estimator / Contract Administrator  

Fred is an engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in commercial, residential and industrial builds. Fred started out as a builder and moved on to consultancy in various fields of construction. Fred’s early involvement was in the petrochemical industry, but he later went on to residential and commercial structures with further involvement in lightweight concrete, solar and other renewable energy and materials projects. Fred strives to deliver accurate project estimates and goes through all the details to assure the safety and cohesiveness of everything we build.

When not at work, Fred can be found playing and caring for his golden retrievers, Jarad and Jenna, painting scale model figures and cooking.


Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering)