APN PG board of directors
- A Director since 1996 (transitioned to Non-Executive Chairman 1 January 2017).
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 PG in 1996 and maintains an interest in the wine industry. He has been Chairman of APN PG 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 the APN Group in 1998 and was responsible for establishing the APN Funds Management Limited (APN FM) business. In this capacity he developed a suite of new property securities and direct property funds, including the flagship APN AREIT Fund and the APN Property for Income Fund, both market leading property securities funds in Australia.
Prior to joining the APN Group, 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 fund sector.
Howard is also a director of APN FM (since 1998), National Storage Holdings Limited (since 2014) and National Storage Financial Services Limited (since 2015), both listed as National Storage REIT (ASX Code: NSR).
BEc, MBA, AMP (Harvard), GradDip (Mktg), FAICD
- A Director since 2004.
Clive joined APN PG 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 PG in 2005 and was responsible for managing APN PG’s Private Funds division for five years. In 2013 he became a non-executive director and an independent director in 2016.
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 Centro Properties Limited (later Federation Centres).
Clive is a Non-Executive Director of Gandel Group (since 1997 and Deputy Chairman since July 2017), Aspen Group (since 2012 and Chairman since 2016), Arrow International (since 2012) and Perth Airports Corporation (since 2014). He is also a Council Member of Cairnmillar Institute.
Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer
BSc, LLB, MBA (London Business School)
- A Director since 2014.
Tim has over 14 years’ experience across real estate, funds management, investment banking and law. Tim has been with APN PG for over 8 years in roles across investment management, operations, transactions and leadership.
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 of 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.
- A Director since December 2015.
Tony is a professional investor with a significant investment in APN PG 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 PricewaterhouseCoopers. In the 1980s 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 over 15 years’ experience in governance, 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 Australia.