Alex joined Gresham Property Funds Management in 2012 as a Special Advisor.
Prior to joining Gresham, Alex worked with Investec Bank (Australia) Limited in various roles in the Structured Real Estate Finance business and with the CRI Group of Companies in development and corporate real estate. Over that period, Alex has sat on the boards and committees of a number of peak industry and charitable bodies. Alex’s industry experience spans 28 years including over a decade as Chief Operating Officer of a Western Sydney based developer/builder.
Alex’s experience includes a particular focus on development. He has overseen completed real estate development with a capital value in excess of $3.6bn and advised on transactions with a capital value in excess of $3.2bn. The scope of completed transactions includes advising on partner selection, development agreement, structured sale and leaseback and loan facilities to facilitate mixed use developments with a capital value of $750m for Coles in the Sydney metropolitan area, advising on rezoning and joint venture of elements of a 330ha mid-western Sydney quarry asset for Boral, directing as principal the acquisition, design/approval and development of $350m of residential projects to capital raising, as well as equity, mezzanine and senior debt funding for metropolitan residential, mixed use and commercial development assets.
Alex holds a Masters of Land Economics and Graduate Diploma (Urban Estate Management) from University of Technology Sydney, Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) from The Australian National University.