Meet the Team

Craig Heppell

Craig is a well respected, successful and ethics focussed Property Professional. Over the last fifteen years, his proven system has seem him market, negotiate and sell hundreds of properties as a traditional agent. Craig is acutely aware of the massive changes in the way in which we all do business as a result of the explosion of online commerce and consumerism. From this understanding and recognition of the future path of property transactions and business in general, Agent in a Box was born. As co-founder, he is now sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience to empower Australian Home Owners to take control of the sale of their own property through the immense marketing power of the internet, thereby saving them thousands of dollars. Craig is a vocal and passionate advocate for Home Owners everywhere and says, “Why should anyone pay full fees to hire an expert when they can borrow my knowledge for a mere fraction of the cost?”

Ben Manning

Co –Founder of Agent in a Box, Ben Manning has been involved in a number of online real estate businesses and is an expert in Internet Marketing and Strategy. He has diverse management and consulting experience across a range of industries, including retail, finance, real estate marketing, publishing and advertising, and has taught university undergratuate business courses, including strategic management. Ben has a degree in international business, and is currently undertaking a Ph.D. focused on Small Business Social Networks, Collaboration and Leadership. His knowledge and experience provide a unique advantage to Agent in a Box members who want to maximise their properties exposure online.

Christian Krauter

Christian is not your ordinary Web Developer and IT expert. He has vast experience in website, software, and systems development and design across the globe. As CEO of Datanova, Christian brings a wealth of experience to Agent in a Box by way of his acute online business acumen and ability to envision and implement simple functionality for the users/clients of any website, especially the members of Agent in a Box.

Bianca Borninkhof

Bianca is the glue that brings it all together. With over ten years experience in business administration and client services, she has worked closely with Agent in a Box’s Founder, Craig Heppell for seven years. Bianca’s friendly, yet professional demeanour and eye for detail are tailor-made for the support and service that Agent in a Box provides to its members./p>

Karen Heppell

With over twenty years experience in real estate management and investment, retail fashion, vehicle fleet sales, and small business, Karen Heppell is a vital member of the Agent in a Box Team. Her perspectives and experience are part of the fabric of Agent in a Box, and her understanding of the sales and negotiation process go a long way toward providing only the best advice and support for AIAB members.