Ian Ugarte

Small Is The New Big

Ian Ugarte is a full time developer, consultant, advisor and board member of the Future Housing Taskforce. Recognised across the nation as the leading micro apartment, rooming and boarding house specialist, he is the ‘go-to’ person when it comes to advice and development of intelligently designed, affordable & functional spaces.

Ian is a Keynote Speaker, Author and thought leader for affordable housing options that make sense. Speaking to over 100,000 people in the past 7yrs addressing audiences that range from elite multi million dollar investors to homelessness conferences.

As founder of the Australian Housing Initiative, Ian uses the opportunity to engage with ministers at different levels providing advice on the correct and efficient use of space.

Ian’s focus is on creating sustainable practical solutions to affordable housing by decreasing building footprints & increasing building density, whilst maximising investor returns It is a win-win for governments, consumers and investors.