APN PG board of directors
- Director since 1996.
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.
- Director since 1998.
- Independent Director since March 2018.
|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
- Director since 2004.
Clive joined APN 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 in 2005 and was responsible for managing APN’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 Deputy Chairman of the Gandel Group, Chairman of Aspen Group (since 2012), Director of Perth Airports Pty Ltd and Perth Airport Development Group Pty Ltd (since 2014) and Director of Vicinity Limited and Vicinity Centres RE Ltd (since August 2018).
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer
BSc, LLB (Hons), MBA (London Business School)
- Director since 2014.
Tim has 14 years’ experience across real estate investment management, investment banking with Goldman Sachs and corporate law with Herbert Smith Freehills including 9 years with APN.
Tim has worked on mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions worth A$8 billion within Australia and internationally including a number of significant commercial real estate transactions across, retail, office, industrial and healthcare including in recent years the listing on ASX of APN Industria REIT and APN Convenience Retail REIT with over A$800 million in assets.
He has led both private and public capital raising projects for real estate investments and successfully completed asset acquisitions, sales and asset management projects and the launch of new investment funds.
Tim leads APN’s team and is responsible for setting and implementing APN’s strategy and growth objectives, leading APN’s team and the investment performance of APN’s investment products and the company itself.
- Director since 2015.
Tony is a professional investor with a significant investment in APN as well as a number of other real estate investments.
Tony is 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 Pricewaterhouse. 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.
Company Secretary and Head of Risk and Compliance
BSc(Psych), DipHRM, GIA(Cert)
- Company Secretary since December 2016.
Chantal is the Company Secretary and Head of Risk and Compliance for the APN Group. Chantal is responsible for the company secretarial, governance, risk management and compliance functions.
Chantal has over 15 years’ professional experience in governance, risk and compliance. Prior to joining APN in 2015, Chantal held various risk and compliance roles predominately in financial services including seven years at Arena Investment Management.
Chantal is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia.