Tony is the Chairman of the firm’s investment committee that reviews and evaluates all potential investments and divestments. Tony also provides the executive team with strategic input and advice on macro-economic trends impacting the industry.
Tony is an Industry Commentator on the Property and Investment markets. He is a National Director of Research with Cushman and Wakefield. He is an advisor to the Reserve Bank of Australia where he is part of their business liaison unit. Tony is also an advisor to the Federal Department of Treasury. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Property and Real Estate Faculty at Deakin University.
Tony previously worked at Savills as their National Head of Research for over 11 years. Based in the Melbourne office, he worked with a team of nine researchers and oversaw the production of over 250 reports a year. He worked across the sales, leasing, valuations and management divisions of Savills working closely with the teams and their clients. Tony joined Savills from ISPT where he was responsible for a $100 million listed property portfolio and investment research. Tony also worked as part of the senior management team on the strategic direction of ISPT’s $6 billion portfolio. Prior to joining Savills Tony spent ten years in equities funds management at Colonial, Institutional Stockbroking at Barclays and as an equities analyst.
Tony has a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Diploma of Financial Services, is a member of the Faculty of Australian Writers, is a graduate of Rogen, and has qualifications in equities, futures, options and foreign exchange trading. He is the author of four books and is Executive Director of a start-up using big data in the residential property sector. Tony also gave a TED talk at TEDx Queenstown in April 2016 on Climate Change and Property.