Peeyush Gupta

CHAIRMAN

Peeyush is the independent Chairman of Charter Hall WALE Limited and was appointed to the Board on 6 May 2016.

Peeyush was co-founder and the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Ipac Securities Limited, a pre-eminent wealth management firm. He has experience in starting and growing businesses, acquisitions and divestments, roll-ups and integration, general management, investment management, and corporate governance. He is a Non-Executive Director of National Australia Bank Limited, Special Broadcasting Service (“SBS”), BNZ Life, and Insurance & Care (NSW).

He is also currently the Chair of Charter Hall Direct Property Management Limited, Chair of MLC RE and IDPS Board and serves in a pro bono capacity as a trustee of Western Sydney University, and the on the Australian School of Business Dean’s Advisory Committee.

Peeyush holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in Computing Studies from the University of Canberra. Peeyush is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Glenn Fraser

Glenn joined the board of Charter Hall WALE Limited on 6 May 2016 and has been a professional non-executive director since 2005.

Glenn specialises in finance, infrastructure and property. He was a member of Transfield Holdings Advisory Board from 1999 to 2015. He was instrumental in Transfield Holdings' acquisition of a 50% interest in Charter Hall and its subsequent expansion and listing in 2005. Previously, Glenn was a Non-Executive Director of the Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) from 6 April 2005 to 15 August 2012.

Joining Transfield Holdings in 1996, Glenn was General Manager – Finance Project Development, where he was responsible for the financial elements of Transfield Holdings' infrastructure and property projects. Glenn was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 1999 of Transfield Holdings which at that time had turnover in excess of $1 billion per annum, and over 8,000 staff.

Glenn was a principal and director of a project finance advisory business, Perry Development Finance Pty Limited from 1985, which was sold to Hambros Corporate Finance Limited in 1995.

Glenn holds a Bachelor of Commerce, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ceinwen Kirk-Lennox

Ceinwen has over 31 years’ experience in many aspects of property including agency, property development, project and construction management, and community development.

Her executive career includes 26 years at Lendlease Corporation, where she held executive roles, running business units, client accounts and functions across the Lendlease Group. Ceinwen now runs her own consultancy, with clients across both private and public sectors.

Ceinwen holds a Bachelor of Business (Land Economy) from the University of Western Sydney, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ceinwen brings 17 years’ experience as an executive and non-executive director serving on a number of boards including both for-profit and not-for-profit companies.

Ceinwen is a National Director of the Property Industry Foundation, and an Advisory Member of the Western Sydney Institute of TAFE.

David Harrison

David has 29 years of property market experience across office, retail and industrial sectors in multiple geographies globally. As Charter Hall Managing Director and Group CEO, David is responsible for all aspects of the Charter Hall business, with specific focus on strategy. He continues to build the momentum of a $19.0 billion investment portfolio and is recognised as a multi-core sector market leader. David is an executive member of various Fund Boards and Partnership Investment Committees, Chair of the Executive Property Valuation Committee and Executive Leadership Group.

David has overseen the growth of the Charter Hall Group from $500 million to $19.0 billion of assets under management in 12 years. David has been principally responsible for transactions exceeding $25 billion of commercial, retail and industrial property assets over the past 27 years.

David holds a Bachelor of Business Degree (Land Economy) from the University of Western Sydney, is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute (FAPI) and holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Adrian Taylor

Adrian Taylor is Charter Hall’s Head of Office. He is a member of Charter Hall’s Executive Leadership Group and Chairs the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Committee. Adrian leads the office platform including setting the strategy and objectives for the wholesale office funds in conjunction with the Charter Hall fund managers and wholesale investors, and guides the asset management, property management, technical service and development teams.

He has extensive capital transaction and capital management experience including debt and equity raising and deep joint venture experience in Australia and the US. He spent 15 years in listed REIT markets as General Manager, Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the Charter Hall Office REIT prior to its privatisation. In his prior role as Head of Wholesale Investment, he ran the investment management functions across office, retail and industrial sectors.

Adrian graduated with a Bachelor of Business from Monash University, is a Certified Practising Accountant, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and is involved in numerous property industry groups including being Deputy Chair of the ICMD Division Council of the Property Council of Australia.