Executive Management

Key management executives

The management team comprises highly experienced and skilled property professionals with in-depth knowledge of the Australian property market and the existing properties in the Trust.

Their property experience spans the industrial, office and retail property sectors, which is consistent with the Group’s long-term strategy to build a diversified property portfolio. Additional property expertise and resources may be added to the Group to complement the existing management team as required.

Details on the key executives are set out below.


Timothy Collyer (49), Managing Director

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

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.


Aaron Hockly (39), Chief Operating Officer

BA, LLB, GDLP, GradDipAcg, MAppFin, FCIS, MAICD, FGIA, SAFin

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

Aaron has over 16 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 (44), Chief Financial Officer

B.Bus, FCCA

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 16 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.


Michael Green (37), Head of Property

B.Bus (Prop)

As Head of Property, Michael oversees the asset selection, asset management, property management, facilities management, environmental sustainability and property analysis functions of the Group.

Michael has over 15 years’ experience in listed and unlisted property fund management, property investment and development, both in Australia and Europe.

Michael was previously based in London and worked as a transaction manager for Cordea Savills. Michael was responsible for acquisitions and asset management in the BENELUX region for Cordea Savills Pan European Funds. Prior to moving to Europe, he spent four years as a property analyst for Australand’s listed and unlisted property trusts.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Business (Property).

 

Other members of management

Andrew Fitt, Senior Asset Manager

Daniel Colman, Investor Relations Manager

Pascal Moutou, Finance Manager

Steve Lee, Manager - Projects & Sustainability

Vera Lee, Senior Legal Counsel

 

Andrew Kirsch, Asset Manager - Office

Michael Davy, Compliance & Risk Manager

 

Cathy Ciurlino, Asset Manager - Office

   

Julian Smith, Asset Manager - Industrial

   

 

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