Andrew has over 36 years’ experience in financial services with an extensive track record across real estate investments, pioneering the alternative credit market in Australia in the late 1990s with a focus initially on mezzanine debt.
He is responsible for overseeing the firm’s activities, setting the strategic direction of the business as well as building and enhancing relationships with clients and investors. Andrew is the Chief Investment Officer for the firm’s debt and equity funds.
Prior to Qualitas, Andrew was a Head of Asia Pacific Real Estate at Babcock & Brown, the Director of Risk at AIDC and a Senior Manager at Bank of America.
Andrew earned a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from Monash University and is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia.
As Co-Founder of Qualitas, Mark is Global Head of Real Estate, leading a team of investment professionals across everything from origination, execution and analysis to asset and portfolio management across real estate private credit and private equity strategies.
With over 20 years of experience across residential, commercial office, industrial logistics, retail and multifamily housing asset classes, Mark has been responsible for over A$15 billion of transaction value across Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, the US and New Zealand.
Kathleen leads our Corporate Development team and is responsible for the planning and execution of strategic projects and retail product strategy. With over 20 years’ experience in financial services in real estate and infrastructure, across a variety of roles from transaction advisory, principal investment and raising capital in the public and private markets.
Kathleen is also Chair of our Sustainability Steering Committee, a member of the Property Council’s National Social Sustainability Committee and is on the advisory board of the Property Industry Foundation (Victoria).
With over 25 years of experience in real estate financing markets, including former senior roles at Investec Bank and NAB, Tim leads our Investment and Funds Risk team, which includes Legal and Investment Risk. In this role he is responsible for transaction risk and new fund development and is Chair of the Investment Committee.
Tim joined Qualitas in 2011 and has a deep understanding of the firm’s risk culture, including our strong track record of disciplined management. He established our Sydney presence in 2011 and during his time with the firm has held several senior roles, including Head of the Real Estate Debt team and more recently as Global Head of Capital.
As Chief Financial Officer and member of the Finance and Audit Committee, Philip’s role is to provide the operational platform and financing to support our expanding mandates.
Previously, Philip was CFO at IFM Investors, one of Australia’s largest fund managers. With over 35 years of experience in strategy development, financial management and people leadership, he brings a depth of financial services knowledge to the team.
Dean leads our Capital team and is responsible for capital raisings and client servicing for institutional and wholesale investors in Australia and overseas.
Prior to joining Qualitas, Dean was joint Managing Director and Co-Founder of Chauvel Capital Partners Pty Ltd, a boutique real estate fund manager. He brings over 23 years of global institutional capital raising experience having previously held senior leadership roles with AMP Capital, Perpetual Limited and Prudential PLC both in Australia and Asia.