About us

We have an engaged Board from across the property and construction industry. A team of dedicated full-time employees. And incredible volunteers who come from a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds.

And we need it all. We value diversity. We need people with all sorts of experience – from seasoned senior executives through to the bright young leaders of our future.

Photo of Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), and Her Excellency, Mrs Linda Hurley

Proudly welcoming His and Her Excellencies as patrons of PIF

The Property Industry Foundation is proud to announce our new joint Patrons, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), and Her Excellency, Mrs Linda Hurley.

The Governor-General is Her Majesty The Queen’s representative in Australia. In practice, they are Australia’s Head of State and have a range of constitutional and ceremonial duties. The Governor-General is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force.

We are grateful to their Excellencies for their support.

National board

Our National Board of Directors; and our Board of Advisers in NSW, QLD and VIC are committed individuals, providing a wealth of expertise. They steer the industry to provide financial and in-kind support so we can make a tangible difference to the lives homeless young people. We thank them for their time, continuous support and generosity.

Bob Johnston

(National Chairman)
The GPT Group
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director


Steve Gatt

(Chair, Board of Advisors NSW)


Greg Clarke

(Chair, Board of Advisors QLD) McGees
Property Director


Peter Inge OAM

(Chair, Board of Advisors VIC)
Zig Inge Group
Joint Managing Director


Daryl Browning


Chief Executive Officer


Murray Coleman OAM

Macquarie Capital

Head of Development Projects


John Kenny

Colliers International
Chief Executive Officer | Asia Pacific

Kathy Mac Dermott

Property Council of Australia

Chief Operating Officer


Penny Ransom

Investa Group

Executive Head of Investment Management

State Board of Advisors

New South Wales

  • Steven Gatt, (NSW Chair)
  • Christopher Ahern, Ganellen
  • Chris Davis, The GPT Group
  • Leah Boyd, CBRE
  • Nick Deeks, WT Partnership
  • Stephanie Partridge, Goodman
  • Sarah Hogan, MPA
  • Richard Horne, Halesmith Property
  • Mark Sheldon, GroupGSA
  • Nicholle Sparkes, Frasers Property Australia
  • Richard Stacker, Charter Hall
  • Joel Stringer, Lendlease
  • Jason Vieusseux, Mirvac


  • Greg Clarke, McGees Property (QLD Chair)
  • Simon Beirne, Colliers International
  • Jane Edwards, BBS Communications
  • Thomson Geer, Dentons
  • Ineke McMahon, Objective Property Services
  • Susan Mercer
  • Michael Rayner, Blight Rayner
  • David Rutter, Kane
  • Ben Slack, Urbis
  • Jacob Swan, JLL
  • Jen Wiliams, PCA


  • Peter Inge OAM, Zig Inge Group (VIC Chair)
  • Antony Blackshaw, Henley Properties
  • Bettina Sheeran, Maddocks
  • Sarah Bloom, Frasers Property
  • Barry Aarons, Architectus
  • Barry Brakey
  • Wendy Brakey
  • Daryl Browning, ISPT
  • Adele Levinge, Dennis Family Office
  • John Marasco, Colliers International
  • Brian McGovern, CBUS
  • Andrew Schwartz, Qualitas Property Partners
  • Tim Slattery, APN Property Group
  • Robert Zeidaks, PwC
  • Stella Rosenthal, Monark

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land on which PIF Houses are built. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.