eg team

We foster a strong & distinct culture, nurturing driven individuals

We believe that trust leads to openness – just as openness generates trust. We’re freed to put aside position and personal agendas and back each other’s ability when making big decisions. It’s about expecting the best of each other, confident that we’re stronger together.

One of the things we value most – alignment – doesn’t always come easily; and robust debate is often the best path to consensus. So we’ve made it part of our process with each of us willing to speak up, to ask and be asked the tough questions.
 

ABOUT Our People


Aurelio Di Napoli

Associate Director
Capital Transactions

B Land Ec. M Prop Dev, CPV

Aurelio is responsible for the acquisitions and divestments across office and industrial assets at EG. He’s also involved in developing and monitoring asset management strategies and in delivering investor updates and presentations. Prior to joining EG, Aurelio gained over 10 years’ experience at an international real estate agency. Holding positions in Australia, UK and Poland, he specialised in strategic acquisition advice to investors and transacted over AU$1.0 billion worth of assets.

Adrian Lee

Chief Financial Officer

BCom Acc, Grad Cert & Grad Dip App. Finance and Investment. Associate of FINSIA 
Adrian oversees the financial, accounting, compliance and administrative functions of the group and its managed funds. With over 12 years at EG, Adrian has been involved in and responsible for negotiating in excess of AU$300 million of debt funding across all real estate sectors.

Adam Geha

CEO
FOUNDING DIRECTOR

BEcon (Hons) Law (Hons)

Adam is the founding director of EG. Adam is the driving force behind the vision and strategic direction of the company. With a passion for team culture, Adam maintains an overall focus on recruiting, leading and training the team.

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Dr Michael Easson AM

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
FOUNDING DIRECTOR

BA (First Class Hons), MSc, PhD, FAICD, FRICS

Michael sustains EG’s vision and strategic direction, maintaining a strong engagement with its projects.

He has extensive experience in infrastructure, funds management and development, and is currently Chair of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and ACT’s City Renewal Authority. He is the Executive Director of Ridley & Co. and the current President of the Australia Defence Association. His past directorships include ING RE, State Super, NRMA Insurance, ActewAGL, Icon Water, State Rail Authority of NSW, Sydney Metro Transport and ANZ (2000 Olympic) Stadium. He was a founding director of both Macquarie Infrastructure Group and Macquarie Goodman.
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Roger Parker

Executive Director

BSc (Hons) FAPI, MRICS
Roger leads the delivery of key strategic and operational objectives, including finding new ventures and identifying capital partners in Asia, Europe and North America.
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Catherine Harding

General Counsel

LL.B, Grad Dip Legal Practice.
As in-house Counsel, Catherine provides legal guidance and support across the company’s activities and oversees EG’s compliance with regulatory and industry requirements.
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David Workman

Divisional Director
Urban and Community Planning

B Town Planning (Hons)
David works closely with EG’s investment committee and Developments team in identifying key sites for acquisition and implementation of EG’s rezoning strategy.
With over 24 years’ experience in the profession with a strong statutory and strategic planning background, David has held senior leadership positions within both government and private practice. More recently he was a Director of Planning at CBRE and then with Knight Frank Australia.
He is highly effective in growing the company’s client base and was the principal planner on many successful large projects including mixed-use residential, commercial and industrial re-zonings/re-developments. Other client services have included due diligence investigations, asset portfolio advice, greenfield area planning, submissions to Government, and management of a diverse range of Development Applications.
Prior to joining the private sector, David worked in Local Government in north-western Sydney. He was involved in the planning of major urban release areas, large scale residential developments in addition to town centres’ such as Castle Hill, Norwest and Rouse Hill.
He brings a thorough understanding of local and State government approval processes and retains a thorough knowledge of State environmental planning legislation. He maintains excellent working relationships with many key decision makers in local Government.
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Jane Daly

Retail Asset Manager

BCom (Land Economics)
Jane is responsible for the asset management of EG’s shopping centres. Jane has been in the retail property industry for over 15 years with broad experience across the development of new and existing shopping centres, including asset management, centre management, tenancy co-ordination and project management, lease and legal administration, and stabilisation and due diligence for sale of shopping centres.

Tess Hattingh

General Manager

Dip Project Management, Dip Marketing
Tess oversees HR, marketing and general operations at EG. She has over ten years experience in the property funds management industry and significant experience in project managing capital raisings and fund reporting.
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Grant Flannigan

Development Director

BE (Civil)
Grant is responsible for the execution of the development strategy for all EG’s projects across Australia. He has over 25 years’ experience in property development, project management and major construction projects. Grant’s focus is on setting the project vision and project delivery.

Michael Noblet

Associate Director
Capital Transactions

BCom BEng(Hons) M Property
Michael has recently re-joined EG following several years working with Partners Group’s European Private Real Estate team based in London. 

Michael works as part of the capital transactions team responsible for acquiring assets and overseeing investment strategy across EG's funds. Michael’s responsibilities include identifying acquisitions, determining asset strategy and delivering on those strategies primarily through active asset management.

Michael has over 10 years’ experience in the industry working across acquisitions, asset management and development. 

Aakriti Chona

Manager
Capital Transactions

BA (Hons) Mathematics, MCom (Finance)

Aakriti works within the capital transactions and asset management team. As manager, she plays an integral role in implementing the acquisitions and disposal strategies for EG’s fund mandates. She also has strategic oversight of active asset management across multiple asset classes with a view to increase returns and improve investor outcomes. Aakriti is integrally involved in the ongoing development of EG’s proprietary risk management software, PRISMS®. Aakriti has over five years’ experience working in property focused managed funds.

Linh Pham

Analyst
Business Development

B Comm/Economics, GradDipCA
Linh works in a multi-faceted role involving investment analysis and business development, assisting EG’s executive team with sourcing new ventures, identifying capital partners and maintaining key investor relationships. Linh also assists with providing research and analysis on assets’ due diligence and financial modelling of current and future investments. She has over six years’ experience in the industry including, most recently, at KPMG Australia and EY in the UK advising ASX and FTSE listed real estate focused clients on accounting, compliance and process improvement issues.

Dr Shane Geha

Managing Director
Founding Director

BE (Civil), FIEAust, PhD
As founding Managing Director of EG’s Urban Planning business, Shane bears overall responsibility for all EG’s rezoning projects. Shane has extensive rezoning experience and brings a combination of practical know-how and value creation skills to projects he is involved in.
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Sean Fleming

Associate Director
Capital Transactions

BCom
Sean works within the capital transactions and asset management team at EG. Sean’s responsibilities include identifying acquisitions, determining asset strategy and delivering on those strategies primarily through active asset management. Sean returned to EG after working with the Mair Group (Perth) where he was responsible for both capital transactions and asset management within the company’s syndications and trusts. He has over 10 years experience working in the industry and has played a key role in over $500m of acquisitions at EG.

George Chaaya

Construction Director

BE (Civil)
George’s career as a construction project manager spans over 25 years, with proven success in overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar residential construction, infrastructure and commercial projects for both the private and public sectors, including with The Public Works Department, The State Rail Authority and The Department of Housing. George has robust technical and construction knowledge and offers EG a key set of skills, which include hands on experience in design, construction and project management.

Georgia Macintosh

Development Manager

BBus BA, MProp Dev
Georgia works within the development team and in the delivery of EG’s development pipeline. Georgia’s role includes progressing each of EG’s residential projects across all stages of the development lifecycle. Her responsibilities include obtaining rezoning and planning approvals, engaging and liaising with stakeholders, project marketing and sales as well as construction phase services. Prior to joining EG, Georgia worked at a boutique property services company specialising in town planning, spot rezonings, urban design and project management.

Rodney Walt

Associate Director

BAcc Sc, CPA
Rodney is responsible for new business development for EG. Prior to joining EG in 2013, Rodney had a six year association with the EG team – both as an investor and consultant.

Daniel Farley

Divisional Director
Capital Transactions

BA Ec.
Daniel is responsible for commercial property acquisitions and leading the asset management function for the group. He’s also responsible for finding and structuring opportunities and new ventures on behalf of high net worth, retail and syndicate investors.

Mark Turner

Executive Director

BSc Urban Land, GAICD, MRICS
Mark sits on EG’s investment committee and oversees the asset management of EG’s retail, and office assets. In addition, Mark is integrally involved in capital raising for EG’s funds and mandates. Mark has over 25 years experience in real estate funds management, formerly Head of Funds Management at DEXUS.
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Will Clark

Manager
Capital Transactions

BSc (Hons) Real Estate, MRICS

Will works within the capital transactions and asset management team. He assists with acquisitions for the various EG mandates, as well as the divestment strategy on the existing portfolio. Will also works closely with the asset management team, assisting in the day-to-day management of the EG portfolio as well as the investor reporting.

Will joined EG from London based commercial real estate agency, Strutt & Parker. In this previous role he worked within the investment services and leasing team, advising a range of institutional clients and developers on the acquisition and disposal of both commercial and industrial real estate across the UK. During his time in this role, Will was successfully elected a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Raja Jamal

Senior Development Manager

B. Comp Sci, Dip Building and Construction
Raja is a Senior Development Manager, working across all the EG development projects in Australia. He has worked at EG for 12 years and was responsible for establishing a company presence in both Melbourne and Perth.

Raja has over 15 years’ experience in the property industry, skilled in the co-ordination and management of consultants, council submissions, contract tendering/selection processes as well as marketing and sales implementation.

Prior to joining EGFM, he worked as a property manager at a real estate agency and a network administrator at KPMG, Sydney.