people

Eureka - Real Assets offers an experienced local team of investment and asset management professionals. They have expertise in market research, project and investment origination, capital transactions, equity and debt origination, development management and asset management.

Each fund and mandate is managed by a dedicated team of professionals focused on the performance of both the underlying investments and the overall investment portfolio. These teams are supported by specialists in corporate compliance, company secretariat and debt origination and management, under the guidance of the board of directors, Investment Committee and Compliance Committee.


Board

  • Julien Conte
  • Frank Khoo
  • Bob Kelly
  • Kumar Kalyanakumar
  • Niall McCarthy
  • Quentin Shaw

Management


Bob KellyBob Kelly

Head of Australia at AXA IM - Real Assets and Managing Director of Eureka - Real Assets

Bob Kelly is the Head of Australia at AXA IM - Real Assets and managing director of Eureka - Real Assets. Bob is responsible for overall management of the business.

Bob has over 30 years experience in the property industry. He was formerly head of funds management at Colonial First State Property where he held key management roles in a number of listed and unlisted property trusts. He previously was at Lend Lease Corporation in a variety of roles including site management, project management and the management of unlisted property funds.

Eric GoodwinEric Goodwin

Non-Executive Director

Eric Goodwin is a non-executive director of Eureka - Real Assets Funds Management. He is an engineer by profession and joined Lend Lease in 1963 as a cadet engineer. During his 42 years with Lend Lease he held a number of senior executive and board positions in the group's Australian, US and Asian operations. Eric was also the inaugural fund manager of the Australian Prime Property Fund.

Eric has extensive experience in design, construction and project management, general management and investment and fund management. An experienced director having served on many boards, he is currently the Chairman of Duet Finance Limited. Eric is also a member of Eureka - Real Assets' Compliance Committee.

Kumar KalyanakumarKumar Kalyanakumar

Head of Funds Management

Kumar Kalyanakumar is Head of Fund Management of Eureka - Real Assets. Kumar is responsible for overall performance of the funds managed by the group. He is also a member of Eureka - Real Assets' Compliance Committee and Audit and Risk Committee and the Eureka Investment Committee.

Kumar has over 30 years experience in the areas of banking, finance and funds management and has held various senior roles within major Australian institutions.

Niall McCarthyNiall McCarthy

Head of Business Development

Niall McCarthy is Head of Business Development of Eureka - Real Assets. He is responsible for origination, capital raising and product development. In addition to being a board member, Niall is a member of the Eureka - Real Assets Audit and Risk Committee, Eureka - Real Assets Investment Committee and is Chair of the Eureka - Real Assets ESG Committee.

Niall has over 30 years experience in the construction, property development and investment industries in Australia, Middle East, Asia and the UK having been a group director at Altus Page Kirkland, an international project management consultancy and a fund manager at Colonial First State Property.

Quentin ShawQuentin Shaw

Head of Asset Management & Transactions

Quentin Shaw is Head of Asset Management & Transactions of Eureka - Real Assets. He is responsible for origination and execution of transactions and management of the underlying assets.

With over 30 years experience in the Australian property and funds management industries, Quentin has held a variety of senior positions encompassing valuation, research, agency, capital transactions and funds management. He has previously held senior management positions at Colonial First State Property and Knight Frank. These roles have included responsibility for in excess of $8 billion in direct real estate transactions.



Senior Executive Team


Andrew PartridgeAndrew Partridge

Transactions Manager

Andrew Partridge is Eureka - Real Assets' Transactions Manager and is responsible for acquisition and disposal of real estate assets across all of Eureka - Real Assets' commingled funds and client specific mandates.

Andrew has 22 years experience in property valuation and project / development management, with previous roles for Walker Corporation, APP, Legal & General and Knight Frank.

Brett DillonBrett Dillon

Fund Manager

Brett is the fund manager of the CSC Mandate group of funds. Brett is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the funds and ensuring timely implementation and delivery of outcomes for this group of funds.

Brett has extensive experience in Australian institutional property including funds management, asset management, capital transactions, valuation, leasing and development. He joined Eureka - Real Assets in July 2013 after 12 years at Grosvenor, where he was a member of the Executive Committee and held national Head of Investment and Fund Manager roles. Brett previously held senior valuer and analyst positions at Arthur Andersen and Urbis.

Chantal Bou MansourChantal Bou Mansour

Fund Manager

Chantal Bou Mansour is the Fund Manager of Eureka Property Fund 5. Chantal is responsible for the implementation of and overall performance of the Fund.

Chantal joined Eureka - Real Assets in January 2009. Chantal was a Fund Analyst of the Unlisted Retail Property Trusts at Stockland Property Group and also an Analyst at GE Corporate Real Estate working across a portfolio of over 50 assets.

Chris WilleyChris Willey

Fund Manager

Chris is the Fund Manager of Core Property Fund 3. Chris also performs the role of Asset Manager for 101 Collins Street in Melbourne.

Prior to moving to Australia and joining Eureka - Real Assets in 2005, Chris was senior asset manager at LaSalle Investment Management in London working on the HSBC Bank Pension Trust account. This account comprised a $2 billion portfolio including multi-let offices, industrial, retail and parking. Chris's principal role was to identify, evaluate and execute asset management initiatives.

Daniel RolandDaniel Roland

Treasury Manager

Daniel Roland is Eureka - Real Assetís Treasury Manager and is responsible for management of debt arrangement across Eureka - Real Assets' investment funds. Daniel is also the Fund Manager of Eureka - Real Assetís building upgrade debt financing funds.

Daniel has over 20 years experience in Australian commercial property lending, relationship management, property funds management, fund establishment, capital raising of mezzanine debt and equity, and financial structuring.

Prior to joining Eureka - Real Assets, Daniel worked with ING Real Estate Investment Management and was responsible for the establishment of new property funds within Australia (both listed and unlisted) on behalf of institutional, pension fund and retail investors. Daniel has also worked at Colonial First State Property and Westpac Banking Corporation in roles that included business development and commercial property lending.

Matthew SpithillMatthew Spithill

Co-Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Spithill is Eureka - Real Assets Co-Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer (COO & CFO) and is responsible for the finance, risk management, compliance and human resource functions of the business. He is also Eureka - Real Assets' risk manager and company secretary and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Matthew started his career in chartered accounting and gained broad accounting and taxation skills as well as several years experience as a senior manager within the corporate finance division of a national firm. During that time He managed corporate valuations, acquisition due diligence, financial modelling, independent expert reports and litigation support engagements.

Matthew also has over 10 years experience in senior finance roles within the financial services sector in Sydney and London.

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