Our Board comprises eight directors, seven of whom are independent directors, with a diverse mix of skills and experience to deliver performance for our investors.
From L to R: Tonianne Dwyer, The Hon. Nicola Roxon, John Conde, Richard Sheppard, Darren Steinberg, Mark Ford, Penny Bingham-Hall, Peter St George
Chair and Independent Director
BEc Hons, FAICD
Richard Sheppard is both Chair and Independent Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited, Chair of the Board Nomination Committee and a member of the Board People & Remuneration Committee.
Richard brings to the Dexus Board extensive experience in banking and finance sector and as a director and Chairman of listed and unlisted property trusts. Richard was formerly Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Bank Limited.
BA (Industrial Design), FAICD, SF (Fin)
Penny Bingham-Hall is an Independent Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited, Chair of the Board People & Remuneration Committee and a member of the Board Nomination Committee and Board Risk Committee.
Penny has broad industry experience including business strategy and planning, corporate affairs, investor relations and governance across construction, property and infrastructure development. Penny was formerly Executive General Manager, Strategy of Leighton Holdings Limited.
BSc, BE (Hons), MBA, FAICD
John Conde is an Independent Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited and Dexus Wholesale Property Limited and a member of the Board Audit Committee and Board Nomination Committee.
John brings to the Board extensive experience across diverse sectors including commerce, industry and government and was previously Chair of Bupa Australia and New Zealand.
BJuris (Hons), LLB (Hons)
Tonianne Dwyer is an Independent Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited and Dexus Wholesale Property Limited, Chair of the Board Risk Committee and a member of the Board Audit Committee.
Tonianne brings to the Board significant experience as a company director and executive working in listed property, funds management and corporate strategy across a variety of international markets. Tonianne was previously a Director of Quintain Estates and Development - a listed United Kingdom property company.
Dip. Tech (Commerce), CA, FAICD
Mark Ford is an Independent Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited and a member of the Board Audit Committee and Board Risk Committee.
Mark has extensive property industry experience and has been involved in real estate funds management for over 25 years. Mark was previously Managing Director, Head of DB Real Estate Australia managing more than $10 billion in property funds.
Peter St George is an Independent Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited, Chair of the Board Audit Committee and a member of the Board Risk Committee.
Peter has more than 20 years’ experience in senior corporate advisory and finance roles within NatWest Markets and Hill Samuel & Co in London. Peter was previously Chief Executive/Co-Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Smith Barney Australia/NatWest Markets Australia.
BA/LLB (Hons), GAICD
Nicola Roxon is an Independent Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited and a member of the Board People & Remuneration Committee and Board Risk Committee.
Nicola has more than 20 years’ experience in the public sector and significant expertise in highly regulated consumer industries, professional services and the not-for-profit sector. She has deep industry knowledge of the health, government and professional service sector acquired in positions including Federal Attorney General, Federal Minister for Health and Ageing, and Industrial Lawyer and Advocate at Maurice Blackburn and the National Union of Workers.
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
BEc, FAICD, FRICS, FAPI
Darren Steinberg is the CEO of Dexus and an Executive Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited.
Darren has over 25 years’ experience in the property and funds management industry with an extensive background in office, industrial and retail property investment and development.
Darren is a Director and former National President of the Property Council of Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Australian Property Institute. He is also a founding member of Property Male Champions of Change.