Briony Stephen


Employment History

2005 to Present – Matheson Stephen Valuations

Director of Matheson Stephen Valuations, which has provided valuation advice to public and private clients since its inception in 1998.

2001 to 2009 – Matheson Stephen Valuations

Assistant Valuer / Valuer, Matheson Stephen Valuations


Briony began her career with Matheson Stephen in 2004 in Private Practice and Municipal Valuations, having previously worked in the field of Human Resources. Following the successful completion of various revaluation projects, Briony now oversees MSV’s Municipal Valuation practice and has also been responsible for project work for private sector clientele.

Briony’s experience in valuation practice is broad and includes the administration of a number of General Revaluation contracts across Melbourne and experience in all manner of ad-hoc valuation work including typical market value assessments (short-form and full narrative), valuations for Financial Reporting, Insurance, Asset, Superannuation, Acquisition and Disposal, and Compulsory Acquisition.

Briony is the principal of our Municipal Valuations division and as such undertakes a wide variety of assessments of different types, in conjunction with a significant Project Management role.

Specialist areas of practise
  • Local Government Annual Revaluations / Statutory Assessments
  • Supplementary Valuations
  • Objections and VCAT Appeals
  • Financial Reporting (Asset Valuations)
  • Acquisition and Disposal
  • Project Management.


  • Bachelor of Arts: Human Resources
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Property – RMIT


  • Associate Member, Australian Property Institute (API) (from 2009)
  • Chairperson, Municipal Group of Valuers (MGV) (from 2020-2022)
  • Past Committee Member, Municipal Group of Valuers 2010-2022
  • Member, International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) (from 2005)


Project Management of Municipal Revaluation Contracts (Current and Previous)

  • Banyule City Council
  • Bayside City Council
  • Bendigo City Council (portion)
  • Boroondara City Council
  • Hume City Council
  • Moonee Valley Council
  • Nillumbik Shire Council
  • Port Phillip City Council
  • Whitehorse City Council
  • Whittlesea City Council

Voluntary Engagements

Municipal Group of Valuers

Briony has been extensively involved with the Municipal group of Valuers, residing as committee member from 2010 through to 2022. During this time she also held the position of Chairperson from 2020-2022.

Mentored valuer candidates in VicaVoce preparation