Chairman of the Debt Management Investment Committee
Stephen has over 30 years experience in real estate asset management, financing, development, investment banking and chartered accounting, mainly at the Macquarie Group. He has held various senior positions including Executive Director of the Group, Global Head of Real Estate and Chairman of Real Estate, including serving as Chairman and Director of related ASX and SGX listed entities. During his leadership, global assets under management (including partnerships) grew tenfold to over $A30 billion. He was closely involved with the growth of Macquarie’s Asian real estate platforms, including joint ventures with Wanda Group, Munich Re, Pacific Star, Goodman Asia, and Pan Asian real estate private equity investment through MGPA and Schroders Asia property. Since retiring from Macquarie in 2012 he has been co-investing with and/or advising Australasian real estate companies.
Debt Management Investment Committee Member
OAM, BEc (Accg), CPA, FAPI, FRICS
James has deep real estate experience across all sectors having worked as a principal in the establishment and growth of the Macquarie Group’s Real Estate Investment Management business where he was an Executive Director and Business Head. Over his 16 years in this business James successfully led transactions in many aspects of the real estate value chain across multiple sectors in Australia, Asia and the United States.
Chief Executive Officer – Debt Management
M: +61 409 027 789
Simon has over 15 years of international investment banking experience in senior roles in Australia and the UK. Prior to joining White & Partners, Simon was a Managing Director at Nomura and led the Melbourne Investment Banking Team. During his career Simon has advised on a wide range of M&A, ECM, Debt and Distressed Debt transactions. Simon has led the establishment of White & Partners Debt Management since its inception in early 2016.
Chief Investment Officer – Debt Management
BBus (Banking & Finance), F FIN
M: +61 413 156 039
Dean has over 25 year of banking and finance experience in senior roles at both Australian and international Banks. Dean has managed teams in debt origination, debt structuring, loan portfolio management, risk management, and relationship management businesses at the Australian Government’s Export Finance & Insurance Corporation (Efic), ABN AMRO Bank N.V., HSBC, and ANZ Bank. In his various leadership roles, Dean has been responsible for overall loan structuring and credit management of large and complex portfolios of property, commercial, corporate, institutional, infrastructure, project finance and sovereign exposures. Dean has also been a member of several capital allocation and credit committees in Australia and Asia. Dean has been actively involved in the establishment of White & Partners Debt Management since its inception in early 2016.
Head of International Capital Markets
LLB, Admitted in HCA and HCHK
M: +61 418 886 129
Matthew is a principal within White & Partners. He has 18 years of experience in Asian investment banking, the last seven as Deputy General Counsel of JP Morgan Hong Kong, the leading Asia-Pacific legal team in corporate derivatives, structured products and prime services with experience in coordinating industry discussions on key regulatory consultations. Prior to JP Morgan, Matthew spent five years with the Bank of China International (BOCI) group developing the Chinese capital markets, RMB internationalisation, pre-IPO financing and share placements. Matthew advised BOCI on HK government’s inaugural HKD20B sovereign bond and BOC’s USD11.5B global H-share offering. Matthew also worked for six years with the Mitsubishi – UFJ Group on capital markets transactions in Singapore, China, Korea and South East Asia, arranging sovereign loans, currency and interest rate swaps and debt restructurings.
BCom, BLaw, MFin, Member ICAA
M: +61 421 305 118
Prior to joining White & Partners in 2016, David worked for Greenstone Partners (corporate finance) and Macquarie Capital (real estate investment banking). David has experience in financial valuation, deal structuring and due diligence. David is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.
M: +61 404 582 777
As a qualified Property Valuer with over five years experience within the real estate sector, John’s expertise is in investment analysis and property acquisition. Having worked previously for Australia’s most awarded Buyer’s Agency as well as current involvement with Ray White Commercial NSW, John understands a broad range of property markets across various asset classes. Since joining White & Partners in 2014, John has been heavily involved with all acquisitions and provides up-to-the-minute market research support and feasibility analysis.