Advisory Board

Andrew Schwartz

Andrew Schwartz

Group Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer

Melbourne | Advisory Board, Corporate Group, Executive Team, Trustee Board

Andrew is the Group Managing Director and a co-founder of the firm in 2008 and has over 32 years’ experience in financial services with an extensive track record across real estate investments.

Andrew is responsible for overseeing the group’s activities, setting the strategic direction of the business, as well as building and enhancing relationships with the firm’s clients and investors. Andrew is a full voting member of the Qualitas Investment Committee and is the Chief Investment Officer for the various Qualitas debt and equity funds.

Andrew is a full member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and on the Advisory Board of the Property Industry Foundation (Victoria).

Michael Schoenfeld

Michael Schoenfeld

Chairman

Melbourne | Advisory Board

Michael is a Member and Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He is a registered Company Auditor and a Registered Tax Agent.

Michael commenced his accounting career with Price Waterhouse in 1970 focusing on accounting, taxation and the audit of public and private companies. In 1978 he established his own practice which was sold in 2005. Michael specialises in advising on business management, taxation, risk and governance. He has extensive experience in business acquisitions, sales and mergers. He chairs and is a member of a number of client and not for profit boards and advisory boards.

Carol Schwartz

Carol Schwartz

Non-Executive Director

Melbourne | Advisory Board

Carol has extensive experience across a range of industries with a particular focus on property. Carol is currently a Member of the Reserve Bank of Australia Board and a non-Executive Director of Stockland Group Limited.

In addition, Carol was previously Chair of Industry Superannuation Property Trust, one of Australia’s largest superannuation property groups. Previous roles include National President of the Property Council of Australia.

Carol was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for her achievements in business and commerce, as well as her contribution to community and the arts. In 2016 Carol became the first women to be inducted into the Australian Property Hall of Fame as well as being made an honorary life member of the Property Council of Australia.

Alan Schwartz

Alan Schwartz

Non-Executive Director

Over the past 30 years, Alan has created, built, managed and sold a number of successful businesses. Alan founded Anstat Group which was organically built over 25 years and sold to an ASX listed company in 2005. Alan is the Managing Director of the Trawalla Group which he set up with his wife Carol to manage a diversified portfolio of family assets.

Alan is on the Council of Swinburne University and the President of Philanthropy Australia. In recognition of his contribution to community and business, Alan was awarded a Centenary Medal in 2003, followed by an Order of Australia in 2007.

David Krasnostein

David Krasnostein

Non-Executive Advisor

David has held various senior executive roles including CEO of MLC Private Equity, one of Australia’s most successful private equity investors.

Prior to MLC, David was Chief General Counsel of National Australia Bank and the first General Counsel of Telstra, and Head of Corporate and Strategic Planning, preparing the company for privatization; an Attorney at the Wall Street law firm Sullivan & Cromwell; and a partner of the Chicago law firm Sidley Austin.

He has been an advisor to the World Bank (IFC) for investing in Emerging Markets, is a Director of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and a Chairman of its Foundation Committee, and a Director of The National Breast Cancer Foundation and Chair of its Investment Committee.

Elana Rubin

Elana Rubin

Non-Executive Advisor

Melbourne | Advisory Board

Elana is a Director of Mirvac Group, AfterPay Touch Group, Slater and Gordon and several unlisted and/or public sector organisations in financial services, infrastructure and insurance sectors.

Elana was previously Chair of Australian Super, one of the largest superannuation funds in Australia, Chair of WorkSafe Victoria, Director of MLC Life, TAL and TAC, and a member of Infrastructure Australia and the Climate Change Authority