The Team

THE TEAM

The Maleny Manor Team

We believe that our team is one of the key elements that makes a Maleny Manor event so special. Our team of dedicated wedding and events professionals, along with our passionate team of hospitality professionals are all on hand to ensure your event runs smoothly. 

Felicity Sharwood
General Manager

With over 12 years in the wedding and events industry, Felicity has worked across luxury hotels and venues within the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Scenic Rim Region.

DRINK OF CHOICE

Rose

LOVER OF

Tropical Islands

Emma Anderson
Assistant General Manager

After gaining invaluable experience in large scale events across Brisbane, Emma moved to the hinterland to connect with nature and her love of animals.

DRINK OF CHOICE

Gin & Tonic

LOVER OF

Animals

Melissa Richards
Sales & Events Manager

As a Sunshine Coast local, Melissa has worked within the Sunshine Coast Hinterland gaining incredible experience at multiple wedding and events venues before joining the Maleny Manor team.

DRINK OF CHOICE

Pinot Grigio

LOVER OF

Travel

Georgia Lee
Wedding & Events Coordinator

Georgia began her journey at the Manor, working the weddings and events while studying her Bachelor of Business. Once graduated Georgia started as one of our wonderful coordinators. 

DRINK OF CHOICE

Mojitos

LOVER OF

A day at the beach

Ana Moraes
Operations Manager

Ana's passion for hospitality started in her home city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. After moving to Australia in 2016, Ana prides herself in the personalised customer service she offers to each and every guest.

DRINK OF CHOICE
Liquor 43
LOVER OF
Eggs Benedict on Fresh Bread

Ali Chant
Event Floor Manager

As a Sunshine Coast local, Ali has worked within the hospitality industry, curating her career, working in popular restaurants before moving her focus to Functions and joining the Maleny Manor Team.

DRINK OF CHOICE
Cold Beer
LOVER OF
Fitness

Gianni Del Chiappa
Head Chef

Born and raised in the hills of the Chianti region, Gianni has worked across the world in busy London restaurants, super yachts in the Mediterranean, private chalets in the French Alps, and now settled with his family on the Sunshine Coast. 

DRINK OF CHOICE
Sangiovese
LOVER OF
Nature