Walter Carpenter commenced his career in 1980 with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Sydney, before moving into merchant banking in 1983 with ABN Bank. He then worked with Lloyds Bank and Jardine Fleming gaining a comprehensive understanding of corporate and project finance.
Walter joined the First Pacific Davies Group as General Manager, Hong Kong in 1989. In 1992, he returned to Sydney to establish a commercial real estate agency and property management business. Under his leadership the business grew to employ over 1,000 people across Australia. Walter sold his interest in the business to Savills Plc in 2003 and continued as Chief Executive of the organisation until mid-2006.
Walter was subsequently appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director of Flat Glass Industries Ltd retiring from the board in October 2011. He is also a director of Charter Hall Investment Management Ltd and has been a Director of CLFM since 29 February 2008. Walter was appointed Chairman of CLFM on 1 May 2012.
Special CLFM Responsibilities:
Chairman, Board Nominations Committee