Non-executive external director
Member of the Audit and Risk Committee
Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Joined the Board in February, 2015. Michael, an experienced valuer by background, has over 30 years general property services experience covering all property types (including hotels, shopping centres and large format retail valuation and advisory), primarily in New Zealand and Australia, and more recently in Asia, including Hong Kong, China, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore. Between 1988 and 2009, he was a director of Richard Ellis Ltd New Zealand (now CBRE). He moved to Sydney in 2001 to take control of CBRE’s Australian and New Zealand valuation and advisory business. As well as property advisory, his experience at CBRE included strategic planning, business acquisitions, financial management, risk and compliance management and technology development. In 2009, he was appointed Executive Managing Director to head CBRE’s Asia Pacific Valuation and Advisory services business. He retired from this role in June 2014 to pursue non-executive Board opportunities.
Mike is a non-executive director of the New Zealand listed Kiwi Property Group Limited. He is also a non-executive director of Dexus Wholesale Property Limited (responsible entity for the unlisted Dexus Wholesale Property Fund, which invests in Australian commercial, retail and industrial property assets), and he is the non-executive Chairman of Dexus Wholesale Funds Limited (responsible entity for the unlisted Healthcare Wholesale Property Fund, which invests in Australian health care property assets).