Directors of the Company and Responsible Entity Boards
The Company

The Responsible Entity

Owen Lennie 

MUP, BA, Dip Fin Mgt, Grad Dip App Fin & Inv, FCPA, FAPI, FPIA, FFin 

Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director 

A qualified accountant, town planner and fund manager, Owen has been involved in property asset management and investment evaluation for over 26 years, including launching the Industry Superannuation Property Trust, and being the key property consultant in establishing the Asset Management Group of the ANZ Bank and as an inaugural director of Grand Hotel Fund (ASX GHG). Most recently, Owen is a director of Fawkner Property Pty Ltd (ASFL 437334) and was managing director of WRF Property Ltd (ASFL 224663), the funds management arm of ASX listed WRF Securities Limited. He is currently an honorary Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne, where he teaches postgraduate students.

Owen has previously held several appointments by the Government of Victoria as Chairman of the Building Advisory Council, inaugural Chairman of the Planning Advisory Council, and a director of the Urban and Regional Land Corporation for ten years. Owen was President of the Australian Direct Property Investment Association (now the Property Funds Association) from June 2005 to June 2007 and remains an honorary life member. Owen is also is the key person named in the AFSL.

Andrew Meakin 

BA (Econ/IR), MMgt (Marketing), MBA, ADFS (FP), FAPI

Managing Director

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in retail and wholesale funds management; and private banking, including advisory, stockbroking and financial planning. Prior to his finance career, Andrew held a number of positions in the manufacturing and construction industries. Andrew has held positions as chief executive officer plus senior distribution and investment roles for a number of financial service providers, including the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Andrew was a non-executive director of Landmark White Limited, Australia’s largest independent property valuation firm. Most recently Andrew was part of the board that arranged the sale of Orchard Funds Limited to Morgan Stanley Real Estate. Andrew was involved in the acquisition of Apartment assets in the US and in the establishment of financing and property management relationships with Riverstone (who has recently merged with our preferred Apartment Complex management service provider, Greystar Real Estate Partners), and FrontRange Capital Partners.

Andrew holds a BA in Economics and Industrial Relations, Master of Management, Masters of Business Administration and an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services. Andrew is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute.

Stuart Morton 

MBA Mfin

Non-Executive Director

Stuart’s background as the founder and Managing Director of Greenfield Capital Pty Ltd (Greenfield), a developer of residential land subdivisions, provides a solid foundation for understanding the residential property space. Through Greenfield as well as a number of US residential property portfolio funds launched to date, Stuart has acquired extensive experience in the management of property syndicates, opportunity identification and associated due diligence, negotiating and structuring acquisitions, through to project management and marketing. Before starting Greenfield, Stuart formed a business partnership that was responsible for the establishment of the investment company Empresaria Group plc. Empresaria, now listed on the Alternative Investment Market in London, operates within the recruitment sector and has over 25 trading subsidiaries producing revenues in excess of $250 million globally.

Stuart’s integral role in the establishment and success of the US residential property funds which form part of the Initial Portfolio, has enabled him to establish an extensive network in the US of solid partnership relationships, while building his understanding of optimal business structures.

Owen Lennie 

MUP, BA, Dip Fin Mgt, Grad Dip App Fin & Inv, FCPA, FAPI, FPIA, FFin

Chairman and Non-Executive Director (External) 

Andrew Meakin 

BA(Econ/IR), MMgt (Marketing), MBA, ADFS(FP), FAPI

Managing Director  

Craig Vivian 


Non-Executive Director (External)

Craig is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Chartered Tax Advisor, with over 25 years’ experience in the accounting, funds management and banking industries, previously working with BankWest, Armstrong Jones Funds Management and RSM Bird Cameron.

Craig is the Managing Director of CAVenture formerly PBC Fund Chartered Accountants, a company he established in 2009 after spending 12 years with Ord Nexia Chartered Accountants (a member of Nexia International a leading worldwide network of independent accounting and consulting firms) the last 10 as a director/partner with a strong focus on structuring, compliance and governance.

He has experience across a wide variety of business transactions, including business acquisition, property transactions, various due diligence reviews. In addition, Craig also holds non‐executive director and consultancy roles of both private and public companies and is a responsible manager for the Responsibile Entity’s AFSL.

Julia Mason 


Non-Executive Director (External)

Julia has a more than 20 year career focused on creating growth and value, in the private and not for profit sectors in both Australia and Asia, across the advertising, finance, and oil industries. Having held senior commerce and finance positions at Sensis and BP, Julia has deep business knowledge developed through a career in the following key business functions: finance, corporate strategy, corporate advisory, and marketing. 

Julia’s success is built on her ability to combine three fundamental elements: executive level strategic thinking, line-management experience, and managing commercial partnerships. Julia was previously Chairman of the Victorian State Emergency Services (VICSES), One in Five, and a director with VicUrban. Julia previously taught corporate finance in the masters programme with FinSia, the former Securities Institute of Australia. Julia is currently a director with SBDO, a Melbourne-based private equity business sourcing operational expertise and capital to back growth businesses.