Our small, successful management team come from a range of property investment, development and finance backgrounds. They understand the importance of partnering with tenants to deliver the best outcomes and results for investors.
David has over 21 years’ experience in property and capital markets including as the Chief Executive of Vital since October 2006. David has overall accountability for implementing and delivering the Trust’s strategy and for its overall performance. He leads a team of passionate healthcare real estate professionals in New Zealand and Australia. Vital remains Australasia’s largest listed healthcare real estate investment vehicle with assets of approximately $1.0bn and a market capitalisation of over $950m. During David’s tenure Vital has delivered a ten-year compound annual total return of 13.9%, outperforming both the S&P/NZX All RE Gross Index and the S&P NZX50 Index.
Stuart has nearly three decades of financial reporting and management experience within the Chartered Accountancy, utilities and hospitality/property industries and joined the team in September 2008. As Chief Financial Officer, he has been responsible for overseeing the financial and management reporting, treasury management and tax compliance within both New Zealand and Australia. The efficient implementation of these functions have been supportive of the Trust’s operating performances in recent years – including equity raising, debt facility renewals and strategic acquisitions.
In his capacity as Company Secretary, Stuart has been responsible for the on-going compliance requirements of the Trust and its underlying subsidiary entities and for the corporate functions of the Trust.
Stuart holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ qualifications. He is also a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
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Richard moved to Melbourne with his family to join Vital three years ago after spending the previous six years in a senior executive role with NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT, a Canadian healthcare property trust. He has over 20 years of career experience in commercial real estate financing, acquisitions and property management.
In his role as Managing Director, Richard is responsible along with his Melbourne based team for the asset management of the Australian portfolio, including acquisitions, development, leasing and tenant relationships.
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Stephen joined the Vital team in April 2012. He has extensive experience in the listed property sector and is a former Equities Analyst and Associate Director at UBS New Zealand and Macquarie Equities. More recently he was an Associate Director in Institutional Banking and Private Wealth at ANZ. Stephen has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Commercial Law) from Auckland University and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.
Stephen’s primary responsibility is managing key communications and relationships across all stakeholders including the retail & institutional investors, the broking community and financiers.
As the Fund Analyst Stephen undertakes various financial modelling and analysis which supports the delivery of the Trust’s strategy.
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Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in the healthcare property industry. He has delivered over 40 development projects for the Trust with a total value in excess of $350 million. This includes the development of several key greenfield hospitals along with numerous projects, in partnership with our operators, to enhance Vital’s existing facilities. Based in Melbourne, Mark has also been involved in the majority of Vital’s acquisitions over the last six years and also plays a significant role in the asset management of our Australian properties.
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Cameron joined Vital in April 2016 as National Acquisitions Manager. He has over 10 years’ experience in the property industry having formerly worked with Ernst & Young's Real Estate Advisory team in Melbourne.
Cameron’s previous role as Associate Director involved primarily managing freehold and going concern private hospital and medical centre valuations, acquisition due diligence and transaction management engagements for institutions, REIT's, syndicates, not for profit organisations, governments and high net worth individuals.
He has worked on a wide range of asset classes including aged care, major commercial office buildings, retail, industrial, residential development sites and subdivisions, car parks and retirement villages. In addition Cameron has provided specialist consultancy advice in relation to real estate options analysis, feasibility studies, site selection analysis, financial modelling, industry benchmarking assessments, business case assessments and lease structuring advice. Cameron has a Graduate Diploma in Valuations and Master of Business (Property) from RMIT University and is a Certified Practicing Valuer and member of the Australian Property Institute.
Based in Vital’s Melbourne office, Cameron will play a key role in the continued growth of the Australian portfolio.
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Drugh has been with Vital for over eight years and is responsible for managing the financial performance of the New Zealand portfolio including asset acquisitions and disposals. Drugh has over 13 years of experience following the completion of a Bachelor of Property degree at Auckland University and was involved in a diverse range of property projects in Auckland and Christchurch prior to joining Vital.
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Jade joined the team in April 2012 and has responsibility for the financial and management reporting as well as budgeting functions. Jade has more than 5 year’s property industry experience. After graduating from the University of Otago in 2003 Jade worked in New Zealand until 2008 and then spent three years in the United Kingdom where he worked as a Finance Analyst within the Corporate Real Estate Services Group at Barclays Bank in London. Jade is a Chartered Accountant.
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Rachel began working at Vital in 2013 and is responsible for all of the property management of our Australian portfolio. Rachel has 8 years commercial asset management experience, is an Associate Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors member since 2012 and holds an Agents Representative License.
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Vickie began working at Vital in 2017 and is responsible for property accounting for the entire Australian portfolio. Before Vital, Vickie was a Company accountant at RPM Real Estate Group and has worked in the real estate industry for the past six years. She is a Certified Practicing Accountant with CPA Australia and has a Master of Finance from Melbourne University.
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Margaret began working at Vital in 2006 and is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable and money management. Before working for Vital, Margaret spent seven years in London working for Strutt & Parker in their property management team and on her return to New Zealand held a similar position with a private building owner in the Auckland CBD.
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Katie started with Vital in 2011. As Marketing Co-ordinator Katie is responsible for the day to day management of all marketing projects. Katie also provides Executive Assistance to the Chief Executive Officer as well as overseeing administrative and operational support to Vital’s New Zealand and Australian operations.
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