Board

Directors

Geoffrey Tomlinson BEC

Independent Chairman and Director

Member - Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee
Member - Nomination, Remuneration & HR Committee

Appointed as a Director on 1 September 2013, Chairman since 1 July 2014

Geoff is currently a director of Calibre Limited and IRESS Limited and was previously a director of National Australia Bank and the Chairman of MLC Limited (among other directorships). He has spent 44 years in the financial services industry including six years as Group Managing Director of National Mutual Holdings Ltd (which changed its name to AXA Asia Pacific Ltd prior to being acquired by AMP Ltd in 2011) where he led that entity’s demutualisation and ASX listing. Geoff has chaired and been a member of a number of board committees including audit, risk and remuneration.

Current Australian directorships of public companies (in addition to Group entities):  Calibre Limited and IRESS Limited.


Timothy Collyer (48) B.Bus (Prop), Grad Dip Fin & Inv, AAPI, F Fin, MAICD

Managing Director

Appointed as a Director on 12 July 2010

Tim has over 28 years’ experience in ASX listed and unlisted property funds management, property investment and development, property valuation and property advisory. He has been involved with numerous corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions, takeovers, recapitalisations and property portfolio purchase and disposals.

Tim has worked across the office, industrial and retail property sectors. He served as the Property Trust Manager at Australand Property Group for a period of six years where he was responsible for the management of its listed and unlisted property trusts. Tim has also held management positions at Heine Funds Management, where he was responsible for the management of an ASX listed A-REIT office fund, and at a major accounting firm within its real estate advisory group.

Current Australian directorships of public companies (in addition to Group entities): Nil


Maxine Brenner (54) BA, LLB

Independent Director

Chair - Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

Appointed as a Director on 19 March 2012

Maxine has been involved in advisory work for many years, particularly in relation to mergers and acquisitions. Prior to this, she was a Lecturer in Law at University of NSW and corporate lawyer at Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills). She was formerly a director of Treasury Corporation of NSW, Neverfail Springwater Ltd, Federal Airports Corporation and Bulmer Australia Ltd. Maxine has also served as a member of the Takeovers Panel.

Current Australian directorships of public companies (in addition to Group entities):  Orica Limited, Origin Energy Limited and Qantas Airways Limited


Estienne de Klerk (47) BCom (Industrial Psych), BCom (Hons) (Marketing), BCom (Hons) (Accounting), CA (SA)

Director (Not deemed independent as Executive Director of Growthpoint Properties Limited)

Member - Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

Appointed as a Director on 5 August 2009

Estienne is Managing Director of Growthpoint SA, a Director of V&A Waterfront Holdings, past President of the South African Property Owners Association and Chairman of the Tax and Legislation Committee of the South African REIT Association. He has over 20 years’ experience in banking and property finance and has been involved with listed property for over 14 years with Growthpoint’s mergers, acquisitions, capital raisings and operating service divisions.

Current Australian directorships of public companies (in addition to Group entities): Nil


Grant Jackson (50) Assoc. Dip. Valuations, FAPI

Independent Director

Member - Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

Appointed as a Director on 5 August 2009

Grant has over 30 years’ experience in the property industry. Grant has expertise in a wide range of valuation and property advisory matters on a national basis and he regularly provides expert evidence to Courts and Tribunals.

Current Australian directorships of public companies (in addition to Group entities):  Chief Executive Officer and Director of m3property (and related entities)


Francois Marais (61) BCom, LLB, H Dip (Company Law)

Independent Director

Member - Nomination, Remuneration & HR Committee

Appointed as a Director on 5 August 2009

Francois is an attorney and is the practice leader and senior director of Glyn Marais, a South African corporate law firm which specialises in corporate finance. Francois is Chairman of Growthpoint SA in South Africa and a Director of V&A Waterfront Holdings (among other directorships).

Current Australian directorships of public companies (in addition to Group entities): Nil


Norbert Sasse (52) BCom (Hons) (Acc), CA (SA)

Director (not deemed independent as CEO of Growthpoint Properties Limited)

Chair - Nomination, Remuneration & HR Committee

Appointed as a Director on 5 August 2009

Norbert is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Growthpoint SA, a Director of V&A Waterfront Holdings. He has over 21 years’ experience in corporate finance dealing with listings, delistings, mergers, acquisitions and capital raisings, and over 10 years’ experience in the listed property market.

Current Australian directorships of public companies (in addition to Group entities): Nil


Company Secretaries

Aaron Hockly (38) BA, LLB, GDLP, GradDipACG, Mappfin, FCIS, MAICD, FCSA, SA Fin

Appointed Company Secretary on 13 October 2009

Aaron is responsible for the investor relations, transaction structuring and execution, sustainability, HR, company secretarial, legal and compliance functions.

Aaron has over 15 years’ experience in corporate governance, financial services, corporate and commercial law, property finance and M&A and has worked in Australia, London and New Zealand.

Aaron has a Masters in Applied Finance, a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts and graduate diplomas in Legal Practice, Applied Corporate Governance and Applied Finance. He is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He has been a director and chairman of a number of not-for-profit organisations.


Dion Andrews (43) B.Bus, FCCA

Appointed Company Secretary on 8 May 2014

Dion is a Chartered Accountant and is responsible for the financial reporting obligations of the Group as well as debt structuring, raising debt capital and technology.

Dion has over 15 years’ experience in accounting roles in a corporate capacity.

Prior to moving to the Group, Dion spent five years at a listed property funds group, MacarthurCook, as Senior Finance Manager and before that held the role of Group Accountant for a funds management group in London.

Dion holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of South Australia and is a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants.


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