Board of Directors

Laurence Brindle - Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Laurence Brindle Independent Non-Executive Chair

  • Laurence has extensive experience in funds management, finance and investment and is currently independent Non-Executive Chair of National Storage REIT and a Non-Executive Director of Stockland Property Group.
  • 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 QIC’s large global investment portfolio.
  • 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 Chair 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, Remuneration Committee and Nominations Committee of Waypoint REIT.
Hadyn Stephens - Chief Executive Officer

Hadyn Stephens CEO and Managing Director

  • Hadyn has over 20 years’ experience in finance and commercial real estate, including more than 15 years in strategy and transaction related roles in the real estate funds management space covering direct capital transactions, corporate transactions (M&A), debt and equity (listed and unlisted).
  • Hadyn’s previous positions in real estate included senior roles with AMP Capital, Centuria Capital, LaSalle Investment Management, The GPT Group and Merrill Lynch.
  • Hadyn holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Otago, New Zealand.
Georgina Lynch – Independent Non-Executive Director

Georgina Lynch Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Georgina has over 26 years’ experience in the financial services and property industry. She is currently Independent Non-Executive Chair of Cbus Property, Non-Executive Director of Irongate Funds Management Limited and a member of their Audit and Risk and Remuneration Committees, and a Non-Executive Director of Tassal Group Limited and a member of their Nominations and Remuneration Committees.
  • Georgina has significant global experience in corporate transactions, capital raisings, initial public offerings (IPOs), funds management, corporate strategy and acquisitions and divestments.
  • Georgina is the Chair of the Remuneration Committee, Chair of the Nominations Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
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 18 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 is the Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominations Committee of Waypoint REIT.