Jim was formerly a Division Director of the Real Estate Division of Macquarie Group from 1996 to 2009. Prior to joining Macquarie he held the position of State Manager Queensland for Challenge Bank Ltd from 1987 until 1996 until its takeover by Westpac.
He had previously held senior positions within the Commonwealth Bank over a 14 year period. Career experience included senior roles in Credit and Risk, Marketing, Business Development and Senior Management.
Jim currently operates a Consulting and Advisory Business working within the Banking, Finance and Property sectors. He consults/advises to a wide range of Property, Development and Business clients, predominantly private and family businesses in South East Queensland on a variety of matters.
Jim has extensive senior management experience at a senior level over 30 years within the commercial and corporate banking, financial services and property finance sectors.
He has substantial operating experience across all the property industry sectors including residential, tourism, retail, office, commercial and industrial.
Jim also has lengthy experience holding numerous company directorships representing Macquarie Bank shareholder positions in a diverse range of significant Joint Venture projects over a 10 year period. Jim currently serves on a number of private company boards and acts as an advisor to several boards. Jim has a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree, a Diploma of Financial Services, and is a Certified Practising Accountant.