John joins Campus Living Villages with over 32 years’ experience across the commercial property sector, John has been responsible for, and has led all disciplines across the major property asset classes.
A highly strategic leader, John most recently held the position as CEO of Stockland Commercial Property, responsible for all facts of the $11.8 billion property trust, including retail, commercial business parks, logistics and intermodal property investment assets. John spent 12 years at Stockland and was exposed to all residential, community development, medium density, apartment and retirement living property activity.
Prior to joining the Stockland Group, John was Chief Operating Officer of Westfield America. As a key member and leader of the business, he was part of the senior team that expanded the Westfield US operations to 66 retail centres and ten airport concession terminals across 12 states, overseeing the leadership and management of 1,500 employees and a considerable property development pipeline.
Before he moved to the USA, John worked in both Canada and the UK on acquisitions for the Westfield Group over a 12 month period.
During his career, John also held senior roles with Westfield Australia and the Lend Lease Group.