APN PG board of directors
Chris is APN’s Non-Executive Chairman.
|Chris commenced his career in real estate in 1972. He has significant experience in the management, marketing, construction and development of residential and commercial real estate.
Prior to his current role, Chris was a principal of Richard Ellis, now CBRE, and responsible for City Sales and Leasing. He joined the Grollo Group as Development Manager and personal assistant to Bruno Grollo, in 1984.
In 1987 he became a founding Director in Grocon Pty Ltd and a substantial shareholder retiring in 1994 and from the Board in 1996. He founded Kooyong Wines and APN in 1996 and maintains an interest in the wine industry. He has been Chairman of APN since inception and remains its largest shareholder.
A Director since 1998.
Howard has a long history in the Australian property investment industry with over 30 years’ experience analysing and investing in the sector.
Howard joined APN in 1998 and was responsible for establishing the APN Funds Management business. In this capacity, he developed a suite of new property securities and direct property funds, including the flagship APN Property for Income Fund and the APN AREIT Fund, both market leading property securities funds in Australia.
Prior to joining APN, Howard was co-founder and research director of Property Investment Research Pty Limited, one of Australia’s leading independent research companies, specialising in the property trust sector.
Howard is also a highly sought after commentator and speaker on property investment. He has lectured on property and property securities investment for industry associations, universities and leading financial planning dealer groups.
Independent Non-Executive Director
BEc, MBA, AMP (Harvard), GradDip (Mktg), FAICD
A Director since 2004
Clive joined APN Property Group as Managing Director in April 2004 following a successful career in property and funds management, having worked for Australia’s leading retail property investment, management and development groups. Clive was instrumental in floating APN Property Group in 2005 and was responsible for managing APN’s Private Funds division for 5 years. In 2013 he became a non-executive Director.
Prior to joining the Group, Clive was the Managing Director of the Gandel Group (1997-2004), which included the iconic Chadstone Shopping Centre, where he was involved in the development of $1 billion worth of property as well as the acquisition and redevelopment of the Myer Brisbane Centre. Between 1990 and 1997 Clive was Managing Director of Federation Centres (formerly Centro Properties Limited).
Clive is a Non-executive Director of Gandel Group (since 1997), Aspen Group (since 2012), Arrow International (since 2012) and Perth Airports Corporation (since 2014). He is also a Council Member of Cairnmillar Institute.
Chief Executive Officer
BSc, LLB, MBA (London Business School)
A Director since 12 September 2014.
Tim has over 12 years’ of experience across real estate, funds management, investment banking and law.
Over Tim’s career, he has practised law at Herbert Smith Freehills as a qualified corporate lawyer and worked in corporate finance advisory within Goldman Sachs’ investment banking division.
Tim has worked on mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions worth several billion dollars within Australia and internationally including a number of significant commercial real estate transactions.
He has led both private and public capital raising projects for real estate investments and successfully completed asset acquisitions, sales and asset management projects across a range of different real estate asset classes.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Tony Young is a professional investor with a significant investment in APN Property Group Limited as well as a number of other real estate investments.
Tony is also a Director of Morningstar Australia, a leading global provider of independent fund management and equity investment research; the co-owner of Timebase Pty Limited, an Australian online law library/legal database and other services provider; and co-founder of Aspect Huntley (Australia’s leading internet equity research company and publisher of Huntleys Your Money Weekly and IFA) which was sold to Morningstar in 2006.
Tony qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1980 with Price Waterhouse. In the 1980’s he qualified as a member of Securities Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Bankers. His early career as an analyst included time at Westpac, Macquarie Bank, James Capel Australia (Head of Equity Capital Markets), First Pacific Stockbrokers (founding shareholder/director) and Credit Suisse First Boston (Head of Research).
He is director of a number of private companies involved in investment and research industries and is also an active counsellor with Lifeline Australia.
Chantal is responsible for overseeing the corporate governance and compliance framework at APN. Chantal has more than 15 years’ experience in compliance and risk across the financial services industry.
Prior to joining APN in 2015, Chantal held compliance and risk roles at Arena Investment Management, TABCORP and Invesco.