Board of directors

Ian Mackie
Ian Mackie
CHAIRMAN

Ian was appointed a Director of both the Company and the Responsible Entity (also the Responsible Entity of ECF) in August 2023. With more than 40 years of experience in real estate investment and funds management in the Asia Pacific region, Ian is currently the Lead Independent Director of Keppel REIT Management Limited (KRML), manager of the Keppel REIT, listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Ian served as Chair of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Australia, and as a member for the Board of ULI Asia Pacific, from June 2019 until June 2022. He remains a member of the Australian National Council, and a ULI Global Governing Trustee. Ian was previously the International Director and Asia Pacific Head of Strategic Partnerships at LaSalle Investment Management Asia from January 2000 to April 2018. Ian also served on LaSalle’s Asia Pacific Investment Committee from 2006 and its Global Investment Strategy Committee from 2008. Ian holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics & Law) from the University of Canberra and an Associate Diploma in Valuation from the University of Technology Sydney. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and the Singapore Institute of Directors, and has been a director of regulated entities in Singapore, South Korea, and Japan.

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Glenn Willis
Glenn Willis
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

Glenn has extensive industry knowledge with over 30 years' experience in the Australian and international capital markets. Glenn was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Moss Capital, prior to the establishment and ASX listing of Elanor Investors Group in July 2014. Prior to Moss Capital, Glenn co-founded Grange Securities and led the team in his role as Managing Director and CEO.

After 12 years of growth, Grange Securities, was acquired by Lehman Brothers International in 2007, as the platform for Lehman's Australian investment banking and funds management operations. Glenn was appointed Managing Director and Country Head in March 2007. In 2008, Glenn was appointed executive Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Australia.

Glenn is a Director of the FSHD Global Research Foundation.

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Nigel Ampherlaw
Nigel Ampherlaw
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nigel was appointed a Director of both the Company and the Responsible Entity (also the Responsible Entity of ECF) in June 2014. Nigel was a Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers for 22 years where he held a number of leadership positions, including heading the financial services audit, business advisory services and consulting businesses.

He also held a number of senior client Lead Partner roles. Nigel has extensive experience in risk management, technology, consulting and auditing in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Nigel’s current Directorships include a Chairman with Great Southern Bank, where he is Chair of CCI Ltd and a member of the Strategy Committee, non-executive director of Quickstep Holdings Ltd where he is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and non-executive Director of the Australia Red Cross Blood Service, where he is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Committee. Nigel has also been a member of the Grameen Foundation Australia charity board since 2012.

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Tony Fehon
Tony Fehon
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tony was appointed as a Director of both the Company and the Responsible Entity (also the Responsible Entity of ECF) in August 2019. Tony has more than 30 years’ experience working with some of Australia’s leading financial services and funds management businesses. He has broad experience in operational and leadership roles across many industries.

Tony is an Executive Director of Volt Bank Limited and has primary responsibility for capital management. He is also director of enLighten Australia Pty Limited and Team Mates Pty Limited. Previously Tony was an Executive Director of Macquarie Bank Limited where he was involved in the formation and listing of several of Macquarie’s listed property trusts including being a director of the listed leisure trust.

Tony has continued to be involved in developing and completing investment structures for real estate investment and development, financial assets and leisure assets.

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Su Kiat Lim
Su Kiat Lim
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Su Kiat was appointed a Director of both the Company and the Responsible Entity (also the Responsible Entity of ECF) in October 2021. With over 18 years’ of diverse real estate experience, Su Kiat is currently CEO of Firmus Capital. Prior to joining Firmus, Su Kiat co-founded Rockworth Capital Partners in 2011 and was the firm’s Chief Investment Officer.

Before Rockworth, Su Kiat was the Investment manager at Frasers Commercial Trust and Director of Funds Management at Allco Finance Group. Su Kiat started his career at Urbis as a retail economics consultant in Australia.

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Karyn Baylis AM
Karyn Baylis AM
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Karyn was appointed a Director of both the Company and the Responsible Entity (also the Responsible Entity of ECF) in November 2021.

Karyn has led a distinguished business career in Australia and internationally, having held a range of senior management and C-suite executive roles in multinational businesses including at Optus, Insurance Australia Group and Senior Vice President The Americas at Qantas Airways. In 2009 she was appointed CEO of Jawun and spent 12 years working with some of the leading indigenous reform voices in the country along with outstanding organisations. She retired from Jawun in January 2022.

Karyn has received a number of awards, notably a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the Indigenous community in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours and The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Award in Diversity in 2015. Karyn is also a current member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) and Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Previous Board positions include CARE Australia, Cure Cancer, Grocon Holdings Pty Ltd and NRMA Financial Management and Life Nominees.

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Victor Rodriguez
Victor Rodriguez
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Victor was appointed a Director of both the Company and the Responsible Entity (also the Responsible Entity of ECF) in July 2023. Victor is currently Chief Executive, Funds Management of Challenger Limited (ASX:CFG) (Challenger), having been appointed to that role in August 2022, following five years as Head of Fixed Income within the Challenger Investment Management business.

Victor has over 30 years’ investment management experience. Prior to joining Challenger, Victor was head of Asia Pacific Fixed Income at Aberdeen Asset Management based in Singapore between 2014 to 2017. There he led a team of more than 30 investment professionals across the region. He was also a Regional Director overseeing the wider Aberdeen business.

Prior to relocating to Singapore, Victor led Aberdeen’s Australian Fixed Income business. Victor also held various roles over 13 years at Credit Suisse Asset Management in Australia, including Deputy Head of Fixed Income for three years up to 2009.”

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Kathy Ostin
Kathy Ostin
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kathy was appointed a Director of both the Company and the Responsible Entity (also the Responsible Entity of ECF) in January 2024. Kathy is an experienced Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit and Risk Committees. Kathy spent 24 years with KPMG in Australia, the United States, Asia and the United Kingdom across the audit, risk consulting and advisory divisions providing global perspective. She was previously Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting Partner at KPMG for 12 years and retired from the partnership in December 2017.

Kathy currently serves as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of each of 3P Learning Limited (ASX: 3PL), dusk Group Limited (ASX: DSK), Capral Limited (ASX: CAA), Next Science Limited (ASX: NXS), Alex Bank Pty Limited and Alex Corporation Limited (Chair of the Audit Committee), and is the President of the Board of Directors of The Alpine Association of Australia Ltd (operating as Redbank Lodge). Kathy holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from the University of New South Wales. She is a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

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