Directors' Report

The Directors of Dexus Funds Management Limited (DXFM) as Responsible Entity of Dexus Diversified Trust (DDF or the Trust) present their Directors’ Report together with the consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2018. The consolidated Financial Statements represents DDF and its consolidated entities, Dexus (DXS or the Group).

The Trust together with Dexus Industrial Trust (DIT), Dexus Office Trust (DOT) and Dexus Operations Trust (DXO) form the Dexus stapled security.

Directors and Secretaries


The following persons were Directors of DXFM at all times during the year and to the date of this Directors’ Report, unless otherwise stated:

W Richard Sheppard, BEc (Hons), FAICD1 January 2012
Elizabeth A Alexander, AM, BComm, FCA, FAICD, FCPA1 January 200524 October 2017
Penny Bingham-Hall, BA (Industrial Design), FAICD, SF (Fin)10 June 2014
John C Conde, AO, BSc, BE (Hons), MBA, FAICD29 April 2009
Tonianne Dwyer, BJuris (Hons), LLB (Hons)24 August 2011
Mark Ford, Dip. Tech (Commerce), CA, FAICD1 November 2016
The Hon. Nicola L Roxon, BA/LLB (Hons), GAICD1 September 2017
Darren J Steinberg, BEc, FRICS, FAPI, FAICD1 March 2012
Peter B St George, CA(SA), MBA29 April 2009

Company Secretaries

The names and details of the Company Secretaries of DXFM as at 30 June 2018 are as follows:

Brett D Cameron LLB/BA (Science and Technology), GAICD, FGIAAppointed: 31 October 2014

Brett is the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Dexus companies and is responsible for the legal function, company secretarial services and compliance, risk and governance systems and practices across the Group.

Prior to joining Dexus, Brett was Head of Legal for Macquarie Real Estate (Asia) and has held senior legal positions at Macquarie Capital Funds in Hong Kong and Minter Ellison in Sydney and Hong Kong. Brett has 22 years’ experience as in-house counsel and in private practice in Australia and in Asia, where he worked on real estate structuring and operations, funds management, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance across a number of industries.

Brett graduated from The University of New South Wales and holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Science and Technology) and is a member of the Law Societies of New South Wales and Hong Kong. Brett is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Rachel Caralis LLB/B Com (Acc), M Com (Property Development), Grad Dip (Applied Corporate Governance) AGIA, AAPIAppointed: 17 February 2016

Rachel is Senior Legal Counsel and Company Secretary of Dexus.

Rachel joined Dexus in 2008 after five years at King and Wood Mallesons where she worked in the real estate and projects team. Rachel has 15 years’ experience as in-house counsel and in private practice working on real estate and corporate transactions, funds management and corporate finance for wholesale and listed clients.

Rachel graduated from the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), has completed a Masters of Commerce (Property Development) at the University of Western Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance at the Governance Institute of Australia. Rachel is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, an associate of the Australian Property Institute and an associate of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Download the full Directors' Report 196KB
Share this on: