Raj joined CLV in November 2009 and is responsible for delivering the development pipeline in Australia and supporting CLV’s growth aspirations globally. Raj maintains excellent relationships with all four Australian major banks, leads the debt procurement process and negotiates competitive debt terms and pricing. He is experienced in developing efficient risk allocation and negotiating commercially viable outcomes between the project’s stakeholders.
Raj has worked on numerous CLV transactions including the financing and acquisition of new beds at the University of Bedfordshire in the UK, refinancing of assets in US and Australia and securitised management contracts in NZ. He was integral to the success of financing and acquisition of new Australian projects including University of Melbourne, Western Sydney University and Edith Cowan University.
Prior to CLV, Raj worked on multiple property, project finance and PPP transactions with ABN AMRO and Westpac Institutional Bank.
Raj holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial Studies) and a Masters in Applied Finance from Macquarie University.