Board of Directors

Laurence Brindle - Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Laurence Brindle Independent Non-Executive Chairman

  • Laurence has extensive experience in funds management, finance and investment and is currently Independent Non-Executive Chairman of National Storage REIT.
  • Until 2009, Laurence was an executive with Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC). During his 21 years with QIC, he served in various senior positions including Head of Global Real Estate, where he was responsible for a portfolio of $9 billion. Laurence was also a long-term member of QIC’s Investment Strategy Committee.
  • Laurence provides advice to a number of investment institutions on real estate investment and funds management matters. He is a former chairman of the Shopping Centre Council of Australia and a former director of Westfield Retail Trust and Scentre Group.
  • Laurence is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of Waypoint REIT.
Georgina Lynch – Independent Non-Executive Director

Georgina Lynch Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Georgina has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services and property industry. Georgina is currently the Independent Non-Executive Chair of Cbus Property, a Non-Executive Director of Investec Australia Property Fund and a member of their Audit and Risk Committee and a Non-Executive Director of Tassal Group Limited and a member of their Audit and Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee.
  • Georgina has significant global experience in corporate transactions, capital raisings, initial public offerings (IPOs), funds management, corporate strategy and acquisitions and divestments, having previously worked as a solicitor early in her career and having held senior executive roles at AMP Capital Investors and Galileo Funds Management.
  • Georgina is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of Waypoint REIT.
  • Georgina holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws.
Stephen Newton - Independent Non-Executive Director

Stephen Newton Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Stephen has extensive industry experience spanning in excess of 40 years across real estate investment and funds management, development and property management, as well as in infrastructure investment and management. Stephen has been a Principal of Arcadia Funds Management for more than 15 years. Prior to that, Stephen held various senior executive positions at Lend Lease over 22 years.
  • Stephen is currently a non-executive director of Stockland Property Group, BAI Communications Group (formerly Broadcast Australia Group) and Sydney Catholic Schools Limited. Stephen was formerly a director of Gateway Lifestyle Group.
  • Stephen is a member of both the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Accounting) degree from Macquarie University and a Masters of Commerce post graduate degree from the University of New South Wales.
  • Stephen Newton is Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of Waypoint REIT.