Board of Directors

Company

Andrew Love

Independent Chairman

Andrew has over 36 years’ experience in restructuring and corporate insolvency, with a particular focus on the mining sector. Andrew is currently a non-executive director of Champion Iron Limited, Scottish Pacific Group Ltd and has served on a number of boards including Riversdale Mining and Charter Hall Office Trust. Andrew was a partner at Ferrier Hodgson Chartered Accountants for over 25 years until 2008, when as a senior partner he retired and remains a consultant. Andrew is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Australian
Institute of Company Directors.

Appointed 15 May 2015

  • Member of Remuneration and Nomination Committee
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee

Stephen Newton

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed 15 May 2015

  • Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee

Stephen is currently a Director of BAI Communications Group, Stockland Property Group, and Viva Energy REIT Group. Stephen is also an Advisory Board Member, representing Alberta Investment Management Corp (Canada), of the Forestry Investment Trust, and Chairman of the Finance Council for the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. Stephen is a former Director of Campus Living Funds Management Limited, Australand Property Group, University of Notre Dame and Newcastle Airport Limited. 

Stephen has extensive experience across real estate investment, development and management as well as infrastructure investment and management. Stephen is a Principal of Arcadia Funds Management Limited, a real estate investment management and capital advisory business he established in 2002. Prior to this, Stephen was the Chief Executive Officer Asia/ Pacific for the real estate investment management arm of Lend Lease Corporation and a member of the global senior executive management group. His career at Lend Lease spanned almost 23 years and included experience across residential development, retail shopping centres, commercial and industrial property as well as real estate investment in Australia and overseas.

Appointed 15 May 2015

  • Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee

Listed Company Directorships

  • Viva Energy REIT Group
  • Stockland Property Group

Rachel Launders

Independent Non-Executive Director

Rachel has over 21 years’ experience in corporate law. Rachel currently holds the role of general counsel and company secretary at Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Limited. Prior to joining Nine Entertainment in 2015, Rachel was a partner at Gilbert + Tobin for over 13 years where she specialised in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance. Rachel is also a director of Giant Steps, which is an education centre for children and young adults with autism in Sydney and Melbourne. Rachel is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Appointed 15 May 2015

  • Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee

Andrew Fay

Independent Non-Executive Director

Andrew has over 26 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Andrew currently holds the role of non-executive director of ASX listed BT Investment Management and Spark Infrastructure. Andrew is also a non-executive director of
Victoria Power Networks, South Australia Power Networks and JO Hambro Capital
Management (a UK funds management company) and National Cardiac Pty Ltd.
Andrew also consults to Dexus Property Group in the area of capital markets and
advises Microbiogen, a private company which operates in the renewal energy
industry, on corporate development initiatives. Andrew has held a number
of senior positions including chairman of Tasman Lifestyle Continuum Ltd and
CEO Australia, Regional CIO Asia Pacific and CIO of Deutsche Asset Management
(Australia) Limited.

Appointed 15 May 2015

  • Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Listed Company Directorships

  • BT Investment Management
  • Spark Infrastructure

Trent Ottawa

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Trent has been involved in the manufacturing home estate sector since 2003 and is the founder of Gateway Lifestyle. Prior to founding Gateway Lifestyle in 2009, Trent worked at Ferrier Hodgson in business restructuring and insolvency before moving to a specialist advisory firm providing investment and restructuring services to the property
industry. Trent is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, as well as a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Appointed 29 April 2015

OMIFL

Frank Tearle

Executive Director

Frank joined the OMIFL Board in December 2008. Before founding One Investment Group, Frank served in various roles at Allco Finance Group, including as head of business transition and operations, managing director of the Hong Kong office, Director in the corporate finance team and general counsel.

Frank has been a non-executive director of several companies, including the manager of a Singapore listed property trust and an APRA regulated insurance company. He has more than 10 years’ experience working in major law firms in Australia and the United Kingdom, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, funds management and corporate governance.

Elizabeth Reddy

Non-Executive Director

Elizabeth joined the OMIFL Board in November 2009. Elizabeth spent a number of years practising law at both Herbert Smith Freehills and Atanaskovic Hartnell prior to undertaking a number of commercial roles.

Elizabeth specialises in advising on the Corporations Act, contractual disputes, mergers and acquisitions, equitable claims, trade practices and insolvency. She is also experienced in compliance and risk management issues.

Justin Epstein

Executive Director

Justin joined the OMIFL Board in September 2009 and is a founding partner of the One Investment Group.

Prior to joining OMIFL, Justin was the investment director of the LCJB Investment Group, where he was responsible for sourcing and leading investment opportunities. Justin has previously worked in group strategy and business development for a major Australian investment bank, for the corporate finance and restructuring division of Ernst & Young and for a specialised property finance and investment group.

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