Board of directors
Ian Ferrier, AM
Ian was appointed Chairman on 28 July 2009 (having been Acting Chairman from 28 November 2008). Ian is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and has in excess of 40 years of experience in company corporate recovery and turnaround practice. Ian is also a director of a number of private and public companies. He is currently Chairman of Australian Vintage Ltd (a director since November 1991) and a director of EnergyOne Limited (since January 2007) and Reckon Limited (since August 2004). He was formerly the Chairman of InvoCare Limited (from March 2001 to October 2013). His experience is essentially concerned with understanding the financial and other issues confronting company management, analysing those issues and implementing policies and strategies which lead to a success. Ian has significant experience in property and development, tourism, manufacturing, retail, hospitality and hotels, infrastructure and aviation and service industries.
Gregory is responsible for Goodman’s overall operations and the implementation of its strategic plan. He has over 30 years of experience in the property industry with significant expertise in the industrial property arena. Gregory was a co-founder of Goodman, playing an integral role in establishing its specialist global position in the property market through various corporate transactions, including takeovers, mergers and acquisitions. He is a director of Goodman (NZ) Limited (the manager of the New Zealand Exchange listed Goodman Property Trust), and director and/or representative on other Group subsidiaries, management companies and funds.
Philip was formerly an executive director and is now an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed China Everbright International Ltd, a company which focuses on the business of environmental protection and develops and manages numerous waste-to-energy and waste water treatments plants in China. Earlier in his career, he was an Executive Director of CITIC Pacific Ltd in charge of industrial projects in China. He is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed Hysan Development Co Ltd, China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited, HKC Holdings Limited and First Pacific Company Limited. He is also a member of the Asian Advisory Committee of AustralianSuper. Philip holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters Degree in Operations Research from Stanford University, as well as a Masters Degree in Management Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
John is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was a partner of KPMG for 24 years and National Executive Chairman for five years. Since leaving KPMG in June 2000, John has held a number of non-executive director roles. He is currently Chairman of Charter Hall Retail Management Limited (director since August 2003), the management company of Charter Hall Retail REIT. He is also Chairman of the Reliance Rail group (since 2011). He was formerly a director of Sinclair Knight Mertz Management Pty Limited (from 2010 to December 2013) John is Vice President of Northern Suburbs Rugby Football Club Limited, a member of the Territorial Headquarters and Sydney Advisory Board of the Salvation Army and the Chairman of the National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation.
Anne has 20 years’ experience as a director of public companies. She is currently a director of Ardent Leisure Group (since March 1998), REVA Medical, Inc. (since October 2010), GI Dynamics, Inc. (since June 2011) and The Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Anne was formerly a director of ClearView Wealth Limited (November 2010 to October 2012) as well as Spencer Street Station Redevelopment Holdings Limited, Insurance Australia Group Limited and STW Limited. Anne is also a Member of the Advisory Council C.I.M.B Australia, a Governor of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation and was, until May 2012, a trustee for the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust. Her last executive position was as General Manager, Australia for United Airlines for nine years until 2001.
Rebecca is currently a Non-Executive Director of CSR Limited (since February 2012), Incitec Pivot Limited (since September 2011) and Oz Minerals Limited (since November 2010). During her executive career at BP plc she held numerous senior roles in finance, operations, corporate planning, project management and marketing in Australasia, the UK, and Europe. Her most recent executive experience was as Chief Financial Officer of BP Australasia. Rebecca holds a Bachelors Degree of Town Planning, a Masters of Applied Science (Project Management) and is a graduate of the Cambridge University Business and Environment Program. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Philip is responsible for the strategic development and continued expansion of the Group’s industrial investment business in the Greater China region. He joined the Group in 2002 and has over 16 years of experience in real estate investment in the Asia Pacific region, including four years in Singapore with Ascendas-MGM Funds Management Limited, the manager of Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust. Prior to joining Goodman, he was at AMP Henderson Global Investors in Sydney where he worked in various roles within the AMP Henderson Property Group including valuation, asset management and fund management. Philip is a director and/or representative of the Group’s Greater China subsidiaries, management companies and funds. Philip holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment.
Danny has oversight of Goodman’s European Logistics and Business Park operations and strategy and is responsible for the Group’s investment in Brazil. Danny has been with the Group since 2006 and has 17 years of experience in the property and logistics sectors. Danny is a director of Group fund management entities, subsidiaries and the joint ventures in Europe and Brazil. During his career Danny has built up extensive experience in the design, implementation and outsourcing of pan-European supply chain and real estate strategies for various multinationals. Danny was Chief Executive Officer of Eurinpro, a developer of tailor made logistic property solutions in Europe acquired by Goodman in May 2006.
Phillip is a director of Co-Investor Group and Tru-Test Corporation Limited and the Deputy Chairman and Lead Independent Director of New Zealand Exchange listed Contact Energy Limited. He is also a director of Goodman (NZ) Limited, the manager of the New Zealand Exchange listed Goodman Property Trust. He was formerly the Chairman of ASX listed Digital Performance Group Ltd (from January 2009 to August 2012). Phillip has wide experience in the fishing, energy, financial services, and health and technology industries and holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree.
Anthony’s responsibilities for the Group include assisting in setting and managing strategy, business performance, corporate transactions and related operational projects with direct line management of Marketing, Information Technology (IT), Human Resources, Legal and Compliance. Anthony joined Goodman in 2004 and until February 2009, was Group Chief Financial Officer where his responsibilities also included financial reporting, management reporting, forecasting and budgeting, tax, and capital and financial risk management. Anthony is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has over 20 years’ experience in the property industry having previously held a number of senior roles in the property funds management industry and chartered accountancy profession. Anthony is also a director of Group subsidiaries and was recently responsible for establishing the Group’s investment into the United States.
Jim Sloman, OAM
Jim has over 40 years of experience in the building and construction industries in Australia and overseas, including experience with Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons in London, Lend Lease Corporation in Australia and as Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG) from 1997 to 2001. He was the CEO and a Director of MI Associates Pty Limited, a company established by him and comprising some of the leading members of the former SOCOG senior management team. He advised on major events including the London 2012 Olympic Games and Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. Jim is currently working as an advisor to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. In addition, Jim is Chairman of Laing O’Rourke Australia Pty Limited and of several of its associated companies and a director ISIS Holdings Pty Limited and of several of its associated companies. With his range of experience, Jim brings significant property, construction and major projects expertise to Goodman.
Carl is the Company Secretary of the Company and its Australian controlled entities, as well as Legal Counsel – Head of Corporate in Australia. He has over 15 years of legal experience in corporate law and joined Goodman from law firm Allens Arthur Robinson in 2006. Carl holds a Masters of Laws and Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Laws (Hons).