Executive Director, Melbourne
Stuart joined Gresham in January 2011 and is based in Melbourne. Stuart also spent a number of months in 2010 as a consultant to the Gresham Property business.
Stuart’s previous roles include Director - Real Estate Finance with the Royal Bank of Scotland in London and a Director - Property at the Bank of Ireland based in London. Prior to moving to London, Stuart worked for Macquarie Bank in the property finance team in Sydney and Brisbane.
Stuart’s experience includes a particular focus on development projects and funding. He has been a board member on numerous joint venture developments with private and ASX listed REITs and landowning vehicles.
Stuart has overseen completed real estate developments in Australia and the UK with total capital values in excess of $5.5bn and advised on transactions with capital values in excess of $3.0bn.
Stuart’s experience in Australia and the UK comprises of structuring and arranging bilateral, syndicated and club bank property development and investment transactions, the provision of senior debt, mezzanine and equity, establishment of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s first property mezzanine fund and joint venture property development finance. Stuart was responsible for managing a senior debt development portfolio of in excess of €700m which included 1,300 apartments under construction throughout greater London.
Stuart holds a Masters of Property (Distinction) from the University of Western Sydney and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours Class 1) from the University of Sydney.
Stuart also sits on the Mission Australia Housing Finance Advisory Council.
Tel: +61 3 9664 0300
Level 39, 120 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000