As Chief Financial Officer, Simon has been responsible for Centuria’s finance, information technology and treasury functions since 2016.
Alongside the Joint CEOs, Simon is a key member of the senior team responsible for the Group’s expansion across Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, and he has been instrumental in debt and equity raisings across all the Centuria listed entities, in particular Centuria Capital Limited.
Simon takes immense pride in the key role he has played in Centuria’s evolution, and in reporting year on year growth across distributions per security and operating profits made by the Group.
He has been instrumental in structuring expanded capital sources through joint venture partnerships, and he has established a well performing treasury function which has overseen the issuance of Centuria corporate notes and further diversifying the Group lender pool.
Simon has more than 25 years experience across local and global financial markets and has held a range of senior financial positions which include Westfield Group and Westfield Trust.
Simon is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business degree (Accounting and Marketing majors) from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). He is also a Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors and a licenced Class 1 Agent for Real Estate Sales, Leasing and Auctions.