People

Our people are intrinsic to our success. Their broad industry experience, skilful leadership and charisma enables us to deliver on our vision and grow our business.

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Steven Leigh

Managing Director

Having helped create QICGRE in 1991, Steve now leads our global team of specialists and oversees the company-wide management of QICGRE’s strategic offering. Highly regarded as an industry luminary, Steve has stewarded our organisation through its significant global expansion and the regeneration of our commercial and retail properties. His leadership ensures QICGRE maintains its commitment to achieving exceptional outcomes for our clients, partners and the communities we serve. Steve has also driven the way we embed environmental, social and governance considerations and initiatives into all aspects of our decision-making. Steve is particularly focused on maintaining our diverse workplace and is one of the founding members of the Property Male Champions of Change – a working group established by the Property Council of Australia to act as agents for change, and improve workplace diversity in the property industry. Steve is a certified practising valuer and is a graduate of both the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology in the disciplines of real estate valuation and project management.

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Stuart Miller

Global Director – Investment Management

Stuart oversees the global operations of QICGRE’s AUD18.9 real estate investment portfolio. This includes a development pipeline of AUD5 billion and incorporates asset and development management, leasing, property management and strategy across approximately 50 sites in Australia and the US. During the past 20 years with QICGRE, Stuart has overseen award-winning projects including Eastland, Robina Town Centre and Canberra Centre, with a combined project value of more than AUD3 billion. Stuart has been fundamental to QICGRE’s strategic asset creation program to reimagine retail centres through mixed use commercial and retail assets and exceptional architecture and design. Stuart is a certified practising valuer and holds a Bachelor of Business (University of Queensland), and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from Financial Services Institute of Australia (Finsia). Stuart is an Associate Member of the API and a Fellow of Finsia.

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Carleen Fitzsimon

Global Director – Governance & Business Management

Carleen is responsible for ensuring QICGRE’s governance environment is effective, understood and well-managed across our vertically integrated real estate investment model. Carleen is also accountable for ensuring business and ESG (environment, social and governance)-related planning in QICGRE is appropriately orchestrated and executed. Carleen leads four teams which deliver cross-functional support and counsel to QICGRE Capital and Investment Management: Stakeholder Relations and Engagement, Business Intelligence and Reporting, Analytics and Advisory, as well as, Governance and Initiatives. This centralised function provides whole-of-business solutions to immediate and emerging priorities and enables QICGRE to focus on continuous monitoring and management of material risks. With more than 20 years’ experience advising Boards and executives in the areas of corporate governance, compliance and risk management, Carleen holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) and Grad Dip Company Secretarial Practice. She is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia and Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Matthew Strotton

Global Director – Capital

Matthew heads QICGRE’s Capital team which encompasses fund management, global mandates, capital transactions, treasury and debt management and coverage of QICGRE’s global strategic partnerships. Matthew leads QICGRE’s capital markets strategy across Australian and US markets and drives the development of new product lines. Matthew’s global team is well equipped to prepare for emerging opportunities in an ever-changing wholesale and listed environment. With 22 years’ experience in the retail sector and 17 years with QIC in regional shopping centre investment, development, product development and funds management, Matthew has overseen AUD18 billion in US and international transactions. Matthew has been responsible for the establishment of QICGRE’s real estate platform in the US, focusing on identifying new transaction opportunities. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Bachelor of IT (Statistics and Applied Mathematics) from Bond University through a Vice Chancellor’s scholarship.

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Skye Fisher

General Manager – Strategy

Backed by more than two decades of strategic expertise within the retail, fashion, property, media and publishing industries, Skye is leading the business transformation of QICGRE. As the global head of strategy, Skye is responsible for predicting future consumer behaviour and for integrating product, brand and digital strategies across our portfolio in Australia and the US to create exceptional retail experiences that drive audience engagement and connection. Through her focus on product innovation to create adaptive places that bring people and communities together, Skye delivers market-leading investment and asset creation for our investors and retail and commercial partners. Skye holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University.

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Daryl Stubbings

General Manager – Retail Investment

Having commenced his career with one of Australia’s leading retailers, Daryl has over 20 years’ experience in Development and Investment Management both in Australia and throughout Asia. Leading our Asset Creation and Management team, which is responsible for master planning and executing all development activity across the Australian portfolio, Daryl is focused on ensuring that future developments provide communities with a sense of ownership and belonging. Daryl has a Bachelor of Business (Property) from RMIT Melbourne.

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Megan Foster

General Manager – Retail

Megan brings more than 25 years’ experience working across FMCG, grocery, fashion and general retail to us with extensive experience across marketing and brand, digital, sales, operations, property and development, supply chain, merchandise and mergers and acquisitions. Delivering exceptional service for our clients, Megan leads the Retail Division of QICGRE. Overseeing the delivery of the Leasing Strategy, she is responsible for Retailer Relationships, Project and Static Leasing, Retail Administration and Product Development. Megan has a University of Western Sydney Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.), Marketing.

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Ian Coltman

General Manager – Design and Delivery

Ian joined QICGRE in 2001 and has been instrumental in various project delivery roles right across the portfolio. He is now responsible for a team of 60 working across architecture, interior design, construction and project management. Ian has 36 years’ experience in the construction industry in Australia and the US. Ian and his team deliver our project pipeline and operational centres across the portfolio in Australia. He is a qualified carpenter, foreman and clerk of works.

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Marc Joshi

Head of Stakeholder Relations and Communications

With over 15 years’ experience in the property sector, specifically in the field of communications and engagement, Marc now oversees the external and internal communications output of QICGRE, delivered in collaboration with our partner agencies. Marc has been with associated with QICGRE for almost 14 years, providing strategic communications counsel for B2B public relations, internal communications and B2C communications at the asset level for QICGRE’s domestic and international portfolio. Marc’s role also includes the delivery of QICGRE’s environmental, social and governance engagement initiatives, aligned to our vision to reimagine the places where people to choose to be. Marc has a Bachelor of Communications and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland.

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Adrian Zanatta

National Contracts Manager

Adrian has been involved in the successful delivery of QICGRE projects for more than 20 years. He leads our contracts team and manages risk throughout the entire lifecycle of our assets, commencing from acquisition, construction and re-development and throughout their operations. His extensive experience in real estate law, coupled with his insightful and practical approach to business, provides our team with crucial support to effectively manage our diverse, multifaceted portfolio. Adrian holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland. His career commenced as a solicitor at Allens in the Property and Projects group.