Our people are our greatest asset, their unparalleled drive and unique skills accelerating business success.
Michael O'Brien
Managing Director
Michael drives QICGRE's real estate investment and business strategy in alignment with the expectations of our investors, partners and communities, having joined the organisation in 2019 from ASX-listed retail real estate manager Vicinity Centres. Based in Brisbane, his extensive experience covers funds management, shopping centre operations, finance and development. He also sits on the board of the Shopping Centre Council of Australia and the Green Building Council of Australia.
David Asplin
Deputy Managing Director and Head of Funds Management
Drawing on more than 25 years’ experience in institutional asset management, David leads our Funds Management division, focusing on the delivery of investment outcomes on behalf of QICGRE’s investors, with funds under management totalling circa AU$22bn. He has previously served as QICGRE’s Acting Managing Director and also held the roles of QICGRE Chief Operating Officer and QIC Executive Director of Global Clients and Marketing. He is based in Brisbane.
Ryan Murphy
Director – Strategy
With more than two decades of industry experience, Ryan is responsible for sharpening and executing QICGRE’s strategic vision for the next phase of investment growth. His expertise covers real estate investment, strategy, business and product development, transactions, structuring and capital raising. He is based in Sydney.
Daryl Stubbings
Director – Australian Investment Management
Daryl leads asset and development management, leasing and strategy across our Australian portfolio. His expertise in managing the investment lifecycle is founded on more than 20 years’ experience, with a keen focus on value enhancement and a strategic approach to stakeholder negotiations. Daryl is committed to delivering long-term sustainable returns from our property portfolio. He is based in Melbourne.
Melissa Hardy
Director - Business Performance and Technology
Melissa and her team partner with our Funds Management and Investment Management teams across a broad performance remit, including business strategy and intelligence, change management, P&L support, technology, and stakeholder communications. She brings a wealth of expertise from consulting roles in the funds management, retail and energy industries, and is implementing results-driven improvements across our organisation. She is based in Brisbane.
Stuart Miller
Director – Asset Strategy
Stuart steers the conceptualisation of QICGRE projects, optimising portfolio returns by transforming our assets as multifaceted gathering places through human-centric architecture and design. A longtime member of the QICGRE team, Stuart has managed award-winning development projects with a combined value of circa AU$3bn. He is based in Los Angeles.
John Alderson
EVP – Investment Management, US Real Estate
John joined QICGRE in 2018 to oversee asset and development management, leasing and strategy across our US portfolio. He harnesses intimate knowledge of the Californian retail property market to spearhead our highly anticipated redevelopment of South Bay Galleria. He is based in Los Angeles.
Stephen Dewaele
General Manager - Shopping Centre Management
With over 15 years’ experience in the retail property sector, Stephen is responsible for the management of our 24 Australian shopping centres, executing QICGRE's shopping centre strategy, managing retailer relationships and overseeing the operations and financial performance for these assets. He is based in Melbourne.
Luke Young
General Manager – Retail
Luke leads the long-term and tactical leasing of our flagship assets and mixed-use development projects across Australia, maximising yield and optimising the customer experience through a diversified tenant mix. He heads a team responsible for more than AU$100m per year in rental transactions and plays a pivotal role in bringing our town centre strategy to life. He is based in Sydney.
Skye Fisher
General Manager – Strategy and Product Development
Skye drives our marketing, product innovation and consumer insight functions, bringing her considerable experience in brand transformation to our business. She is responsible for integrating QICGRE's digital and experience strategies to streamline the delivery of leading-edge customer experiences and spearheads a number of proprietary research projects for QICGRE. She is based in Brisbane.
Marc Joshi
General Manager – Marketing & External Communication
A communications professional with broad experience in the property sector, Marc directs QICGRE’s communication and stakeholder relations with a particular focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) engagement. A key adviser to the leadership team, Marc's strategic counsel incorporates public and corporate affairs across our portfolio. He is based in Brisbane.
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