Our Team

Meet our team.

The team at Active Property Investing is a passionate group of property professionals with decades of experience, extensive skills and industry experience across property investment, research and organisational development.

Each member plays a role in helping you navigate the ever-changing property investment environment to create a less stressful journey with optimal outcomes. Despite our diverse range of skills and backgrounds we share a common goal to empowering every day Australians to succeed with property.

Emma Allen property investing

Emma Allen

Emma Allen, Director and Principal Consultant of Active Property Investing, spearheads our team of talent. Emma combines her passion for property and enthusiasm for collaborating to streamline the process of helping average Australians to start and grow their investment property portfolio.

Emma has worked with some of the most reputable property investment companies in the industry, assisting clients from across Australia and overseas. But it’s her personal experience of how property can accelerate wealth creation and dramatically change people’s lives that motivates her to specialise in this field.

Emma established API to bridge the gap between thinking about investing, to actively driving wealth creation.

Kathy Jarvis Active Property Investing

Kathy Jarvis

Kathy Jarvis, our Principal Researcher, specialises in performing the due diligence on all aspects of property locating and purchasing. Kathy utilises the API framework that allows us to consistently put forward only the best possible investment property options based on select criteria.

Kathy has previously worked for other Australian-wide property companies as Head of Research and also as a Facilitator delivering investment property research programs to investors. She is very passionate about property and has built a successful personal property portfolio built on the same fundamentals & techniques as she provides clients.

Jana Abesamis

Jana Abesamis

Jana Abesamis is our Client Services Coordinator who takes the pain out of the paperwork. As you’d expect, Jana is highly organised and adept at handling meticulous data and turning it into useful information.

Jana project manages the property acquisition process, covering all the essential elements. Drawing from her extensive experience working with mortgage brokers and property agencies, Jana believes that no investor should be intimidated or hindered by complex requirements.

Jana is passionate about property investing and believes that anyone can do it with the right help and guidance, something she loves to deliver to API clients.

Ros Ronning

Ros Ronning

Ros Ronning has spent more than 30 years as a specialist in the Organisational Development, Learning and Development and Human Resources arena. She works in partnership with API to provide a broad range of services, including executing strategy, executive coaching and training and development for our staff.

Ros utilises her expertise and experience in assisting API to plan and implement performance management practices including mapping purpose, vision and values, as well as formulating strategic plans to achieve business objectives in times of change.

Rachel Agatep

Rachel Agatep

Rachel Agatep is our Sales and Marketing Coordinator, supporting our sales team and driving initiatives to engage both clients and partners. With a background in graphic design and administration, Rachel also has experience in the mortgage broking industry. She’s passionate about investment property as a vehicle to the peace of mind of knowing you can create a more secure and stable future.

Geoff Smith investment property

Geoff Smith

Geoff Smith is a Property Consultant with API who has been working in the real estate industry for new house and land packages and residential home sales for more than three years. Prior to starting in real estate, Geoff was a business manager for more than 25 years, including starting and growing his own business. Geoff brings a wide breadth of expertise and experience to property investing, including exceeding clients’ needs and ensuring long term relationships.