Quality, professionalism and reliability

GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens Melbourne is an industry leading company when it comes to renovating kitchens, bathrooms or simply extending your home. We are registered builders which gives us the ability to undertake any structural works that your renovation or extension may require.

Our award-winning design team work collaboratively with each client to understand their needs, and create their dream renovation. Our carefully selected management team will ensure that your renovation is completed on time, and on budget. We have a team of qualified tradesmen that will ensure your renovation or extension is completed with quality workmanship.

Meet the Team

Illan Elberg

Managing Director

Following successful completion of Construction Management at RMIT University, Illan embarked on a partnership with his father Greg to create GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens. Since then, Illan has continued to expand his knowledge and appreciate bathroom and kitchen trends and products. His reputation is built on professional practice, total commitment, creativity and an infectious enthusiasm enabling him to create spaces beyond clients’ expectations. Illan’s experience in design, scheduling, budgeting and project management, ensures all aspects of the renovation process from concept to completion are meticulously managed and supervised, so clients can be confident and have peace of mind.

BAppSc (HonsClass1): Construction Management, Registered Building Practitioner (Domestic Builder – Limited & Commercial Builder – Limited)

Greg Elberg

Construction Manager

Greg is a Registered Building Practitioner with the Victorian Building Authority. With over twenty-five years of industry experience, his profound knowledge and extensive expertise supports the company in constructing bathrooms and kitchens to the highest standard. Greg’s work predominately involves project management, as well as overseeing quality control throughout the renovation process. Greg’s experience ensures that all aspects of the renovation process from concept to completion are carried out to the highest standard.

Registered Building Practitioner (Domestic Builder – Unlimited & Commercial Builder – Limited)

Olivia Cirocco

Senior Designer

Olivia has completed her Bachelor of Interior Architecture at The University of South Australia. Olivia gained skills in critical analysis within the design principles, whilst implementing creative, socially and environmentally sustainable settings. Using these techniques she has since enjoyed specialising as a bathroom and kitchen designer. Olivia moved to Melbourne in 2015 to advance her career with GIA Bathrooms and Kitchens, and since then she has designed many stunning transformations. 
Olivia is known for her rapport with clients, she feels that the real bonus of her job is to see a genuinely pleased client at the completion of a renovation. Providing a beautiful, fully functional and specialised interior, whilst being present from the commencement to completion date, she believes, is the best part of her job.

2018 KBDi WINNER: Medium Kitchens VIC/TAS
2018 KBDi WINNER: Large Bathrooms VIC/TAS
2018 KBDi WINNER: Small Bathroom VIC/TAS
2018 KBDi WINNER: Bathroom Designer of the Year VIC/TAS
2018 KBDi WINNER: AUSTRALIAN Bathroom Designer of the Year
2018 KBDi WINNER: People’s Choice Award
2018 KBDi WINNER: First Time Entrant
2019 HIA FINALIST: Renovation/addition project $400,001 – $600,000
2019 Zip FINALIST: Zip Kitchen Of the Year
2019 The KBDI FINALIST: VIC Large Kitchens
2019 The KBDI FINALIST: VIC Kitchens Plus
2019 The KBDI FINALIST: VIC Small Bathroom
2019 The KBDI FINALIST: VIC Master Suite
2020 The KBDi FINALIST: VIC Large Kitchens
2020 The KBDi FINALIST: VIC Kitchens Plus
2020 The KBDi FINALIST: AUSTRALIAN Traditional Design
2020 The KBDi FINALIST & WINNER: VIC Small Kitchens
2020 The KBDi FINALIST & WINNER: VIC Small Bathroom
2020 The KBDi FINALIST & WINNER: VIC Large Bathroom
2020 The KBDi FINALIST & WINNER: VIC Master Suite
2020 The KBDi FINALIST & WINNER: VIC Bathroom Designer of the Year
2020 The KBDi FINALIST & WINNER: AUSTRALIAN Design Space of the Year
2020 The KBDi FINALIST & WINNER: AUSTRALIAN Bathroom Designer of the Year
2020 HIA FINALIST: Kitchen over $80,001
2020 HIA FINALIST & WINNER: Renovated bathroom $30,001 – $50,0002020
2020 HIA FINALIST & WINNER: Renovated bathroom over $50,001

Bachelor of Interior Architecture

Carmel Wylie

Senior Designer

Carmel has been designing bathroom and kitchens for over 10 years. During this time, she has won numerous awards for her excellent design work.
 Carmel’s success is largely due to her ability to understand her clients needs, and deliver tailored designs for them. She is always searching for ways to push the boundaries of an existing space, and to find beautiful custom fittings to decorate them. 
Carmel’s extensive knowledge of the latest kitchen and bathroom products, as well as her expertise with spatial and storage solutions, ensures all of her clients receive bespoke rooms that they can enjoy for years to come.

Advanced Diploma Of Interior Designer

James Scully

Operations Manager

James studied Property at RMIT University where he learnt the fundamentals of construction and project management. Over the last twelve years he’s spent time working on both commercial and residential projects, working closely with all trades to gain valuable knowledge in all aspects of construction whilst honing in the skills he studied at RMIT. This has built a solid foundation for James to work with and allows him to better manage the various trades through the construction process. James prides himself on his attention to detail which is evident in the finished product of projects he’s involved with.

Bachelor of Applied Science (Property) – First Class Honours

Sam Street

Site Supervisor

Sam is a qualified carpenter that has been working in the construction industry for the past thirteen years, both in Australia and abroad. With over a decade of experience, Sam has gained an extensive knowledge of the residential construction space. His attention to detail and passion for construction has led him to manage a variety of projects, from architectural new builds to complete home renovations. Sam understands the importance of keeping clients informed and most of all, as excited about their project as he is. He enjoys meeting and liaising with clients on site throughout the project, always ensuring trades are working efficiently and effectively. This is yet another important aspect within a seamless renovation- one that compliments GIA’s value of providing the highest standard of customer service, workmanship and support in all stages of the renovation process. Sam looks forward to working together with you and your family on your dream renovation.

Georgette Criticos


Georgette has a passion for working closely with clients to understand and design bespoke spaces, starting from the overall vision down to every texture, colour and curve. Each detail has a purpose when creating functional and evocative designs. Georgette completed her postgraduate Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Design (Architectural Studies) at the Queensland University of Technology. Since completing university, Georgette has worked on a range of residential and commercial projects, where she gained experience planning, designing, and realising awe-inspiring spaces.

Bachelor of Design (Architectural Studies) Master of Architecture

Olha Oldac

Technical Detailer

After completing Bachelors and Masters of Civil Engineering in her home country Ukraine, Olha went on to work for construction companies on multi-residential and commercial projects as a site engineer. After moving to Australia, she pursued her dream and passion for interior design and completed a Diploma in Interior design and decoration at RMIT. Being detail-oriented and a problem solver, Olha loves being part of the design process. Olha’s strengths reside in her technical knowledge of how building components work together, which helps her creating comprehensive technical design documentation.

Bachelor and Master of Civil Engineering
Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Stress-free and straightforward process

The renovation process here at GIA Bathroom & Kitchens is stress-free and straightforward, which provides our clients with peace of mind. Each client is in safe hands knowing that all of works from start to finish will be managed by one experienced design and management team.

Your initial contact with GIA Bathroom & Kitchens will be handled personally by our friendly team, who will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. You will also be asked several simple questions about your goals and expectations so we can determine if we can provide the solution for you. Following this, we will arrange an in-home consultation with our expert renovation solutions manager.

Read more about our process for bathrooms, kitchens and extensions by clicking on the services below.