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BOARD & MANAGEMENT

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Meet the board

Cass O'Connor

Chair

Cass O’Connor has been involved in the public and private markets for 30 years, as an equity research analyst, investment banker (Turnbull and Partners, Goldman Sachs (Australia) LLC and Carnegie Wylie), private equity investor and board director.
Cass was appointed as non-executive director of McGrath Operations in August 2000.
Cass is currently a non-executive director of ASX Listed Prime Media Group Limited and PS&C Limited, and unlisted Goalpost Pictures Pty Ltd and Sapphire Group Pty Limited and Carriageworks.
Cass holds a Bachelor of Business from UTS and is a GAICD.

Daniel Petre AO

Board Member

Daniel Petre, one of Australia’s leading internet entrepreneurs, an author and philanthropist, was appointed to the Board of McGrath Limited in October 2015 and is the Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee. He has been at the forefront of the technology and digital arena for more than 25 years and has held leadership positions in a number of technology-based businesses including nine years at Microsoft headquarters in the U.S. where he worked closely with Bill Gates as Vice President of the Work Group Division. He has also been an active technology investor in Australia co-founding AirTree Ventures, a $60 million Investment Fund established to invest in disruptive technology companies at the growth stage. He founded netus and ecorp, the digital investment company for PBL which brought eBay to Australia and founded ninemsn.

Elizabeth Crouch

Board Member

Elizabeth Crouch, an experienced Non-Executive Director for ASX listed companies, was appointed to the Board in August 2016 and will Chair the Audit and Risk Committee. Elizabeth is currently Chair of the Audit and Risk committees of the City of Sydney and the NSW Government’s Health Infrastructure and Railcorp. Elizabeth spent 16 years with the Federal government before moving to the private sector where she held various positions, including the role of Chief Executive of the Housing Industry of Australia for nine years. Deputy Chancellor of Macquarie University, and non-executive Director of Macquarie University Hospital and SGS Economics and Planning, Elizabeth also continues to support a range of community and sporting bodies including as the Deputy Chair of the Sydney Rays rugby franchise. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

John McGrath

Founder, Executive Director

John McGrath is one of the most influential figures in the Australian property industry. He founded the company in 1988 and under his leadership it is now one of Australia's most successful integrated real estate service groups. In 2008, he was honored by the Real Estate Institute of NSW with the Woodrow Weight OBE Award, a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to the real estate industry. Mr McGrath is a Director of REA Group (since 1999), a Member of their HR Committee and also sits on the Board of the South Sydney "Rabbitohs".


Meet the management team

Cameron Judson

Chief Executive Officer

Cameron Judson was appointed Chief Executive Officer of McGrath Limited in August 2016. Cameron is a highly experienced and respected senior executive with a proven track record leading, transforming and growing businesses. In Cameron’s most recent role as CEO of Chandler MacLeod Group Limited, a listed $1.4 billion revenue company, he led the strategy development, transformation, diversification and growth of the business to create one of the leading HR services organisations in Australasia.
Cameron who holds an MBA is a values based leader, believes the key to success in any business is aligning strategy, leadership, culture, and talent to deliver real results.

Paul Hauenschild

Chief Financial Officer

Paul is Chief Financial Officer of McGrath Limited. He joined McGrath Estate Agents in 2006 as Finance Manager and has been in his current position since July 2008. Paul leads a team of dedicated finance professionals committed to adding value to McGrath Estate Agents and its clients. Paul is a CPA and has previous experience serving in senior finance and operational positions in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Morgan Sloper

Head of Corporate Services/Company Secretary

Morgan brings with him a wealth of experience having worked for listed companies both in Australia and internationally at a senior executive level. He is a highly respected lawyer with in-house and private practice experience, delivering commercial insight, and operational and technical expertise in negotiations and contracting, M&A, intellectual property, human capital, and risk and governance.
A Masters of Law and Management and BA/LLB (Hons) graduate; Morgan is passionate about problem-solving, major deal management, and developing and leading high performing teams.

Matt Lahood

Head of Company Sales

Respected partner, Head of Sales and trusted mentor to a team of over 200 inspired sales professionals, Matt Lahood is a driving force behind McGrath’s continued success in a competitive property industry, Matt oversees the performance of all company owned offices located in both QLD and NSW.

Gary Vouris

Head of Franchise Network

With an extensive background in finance and operations, Gary has a passion for empowering managers and staff to implement and execute business plans. Gary’s focus is to enhance the McGrath values and culture throughout the network. As General Manager of Franchise, Gary is responsible for the continued coaching and development of the franchise group, working closely with the offices to ensure ongoing success and growth of the business.

Annette Rose

Chief Information Officer

Annette has been leading the delivery of Business and Technology initiatives across Financial Services & Telecommunications for more than 15 years. During her career Annette has implemented a number of market leading, multi-channel programs in the UK and Australia including the UK's first online fund supermarket and the launch of UBank in Australia – as a result, her skills easily translate to all types of companies from Start-Up to Corporate. Annette is passionate about empowering our customers and people through technology.

Karen Jacobs

Head of People

Offering over 25 years’ experience in People Management, Customer Service, Real Estate and Recruitment industries, Karen has a proven track record of success. As Head of People at McGrath, Karen and her HR team are committed to continually evolving and growing the culture of McGrath as well as attracting, developing and retaining the best and brightest people to join our inspired team.

Alan Hemmings

General Manager of Oxygen

With an extensive background in banking and finance, Alan has a passion for the third party industry. As General Manager of Oxygen Home Loans, Alan is responsible for the continued success of Oxygen, working with the broker team to ensure their clients have the right home loan product, with the right interest rate and right loan structure. Alan’s focus is to work with the Oxygen team to ensure their success and that they provide the same six star service that is synonymous with McGrath.

Michael Conolly

Head of Network Property Management

With over 25 years’ experience in residential, commercial and business management Michael Conolly is one of Australia’s most respected Property Management experts having been in various corporate roles, such as General Manager and State Manager of multi-billion dollar asset portfolios. As Head of Network, Michael fulfils a strategic role in developing the vision for customer focused service for our clients throughout the McGrath multi-billion dollar residential asset management network.

Scott Kennedy-Green

Chief Auctioneer

As one of Australia’s finest auctioneers, Scott Kennedy-Green’s skill and dedication has not only achieved outstanding sales results for our company but garnered him many awards and accolades during his 20-year career. As Chief Auctioneer of McGrath Estate Agents, Scott draws from his knowledge and years of experience to lead a team of talented and professional auctioneers.

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