Board of Directors

David Clarke

David Clarke joined the Board in April 2014 as a Non-Executive Director and was appointed Chairman in November 2014. He is also a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

David was previously Chief Executive Officer of Investec Bank (Australia) Limited, where he held responsibility for all of Investec’s activities in Australia.

Prior to joining Investec Bank, David was the CEO of Allco Finance Group and a director of AMP Limited, following a half decade at Westpac Banking Corporation, where he held a number of senior roles, including Chief Executive of the Wealth Management Business, BT Financial Group.

David has 35 years’ experience in investment banking, funds management, property and retail banking. He was previously employed at Lend Lease Corporation Limited, where he was an executive director and Chief Executive of MLC Limited, and prior to this was Chief Executive of Lloyds Merchant Bank in London.

David is chairman of both the University of New South Wales Medicine Advisory Council and Dean’s Circle. He is a member of the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Beachheads Forum and a non-executive director of Austbrokers Holdings Limited.


Anne Brennan

Anne Brennan
Non-Executive Director
B.Com (Hons)

Anne joined the Charter Hall Board in October 2010. She is currently the Chair of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

Anne has held a variety of senior management and executive roles in large corporates and professional services firms over 25 years in business, including time as CFO of CSR and finance director of the Coates Group. Prior to that, she was a partner at KPMG, Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. 

Anne is a director of Argo Investments Ltd, Echo Entertainment Ltd, Myer Holdings Ltd and Nufarm Ltd. She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and a Fellow of the AICD.

Philip Garling

Philip Garling
Non-Executive Director
B.Build (NSW), AMP (AIM) and Advanced Diploma


Philip joined the Board of the Charter Hall Group in 2013. He is currently a member of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee. He has over 35 years’ experience in property and infrastructure, development, operations and asset and investment management, including nine years as Global Head of Infrastructure at AMP Capital Investors and 22 years at Lend Lease Corporation, five of them as CEO at Lend Lease Capital Services. 

Philip is a director of Downer EDI Limited and Networks NSW. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Australian Institute of Building and the Institute of Engineers, Australia.

Karen Moses

Karen Moses
Non-Executive Director
BEc, Dip.Ed


Karen joined the Board of the Charter Hall Group in 2016. She is currently the Chair of the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee.

Karen has over 30 years’ corporate experience in the energy industry spanning oil, gas, electricity and coal commodities and has gained her experience both within Australia and overseas. She was recently appointed to the position of Non-executive Director of Orica Limited (July 2016) and her other directorships include Non-executive Director of Boral Limited (since March 2016), Sydney Symphony Limited and Sydney Symphony Holdings Pty Limited (December 2015) and Sydney Dance Company (May 2012), and SAS Trustee Corporation (March 2012).

Karen holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Diploma of Education from the University of Sydney.

Karen Moses

David Ross
Non-Executive Director
B.Com, Dip.Val

David joined the joined the Board of the Charter Hall Group in December 2016.

David has over 30 years’ corporate experience in the property industry and has gained his experience both within Australia and overseas, including a total of 8 years as Chief Executive Officer of GPT and Global Chief Executive Officer, Real Estate Investments for Lend Lease.

David is the Chair of Arena REIT, which owns, manages and develops property in the childcare and healthcare sectors. Previously, David held executive positions at GPT, Lend Lease and Babcock & Brown. Prior board appointments include a non-executive directorship with Sydney Swans Foundation Limited.

David  holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and an Associate Diploma in Valuation from Curtin University in Western Australia. 

David Harrison

David Harrison
Managing Director and Group CEO
B.Bus (Land Economy); FAPI; GDipAppFin

David has 31 years of property market experience across office, retail and industrial sectors in multiple geographies globally. As Charter Hall Managing Director and Group CEO, David is responsible for all aspects of the Charter Hall business, with specific focus on strategy. He continues to build the momentum of a $28.4 billion investment portfolio and is recognised as a multi-core sector market leader.  David is an executive member of various Fund Boards and Partnership Investment Committees, Chair of the Executive Property Valuation Committee and Executive Leadership Group.

David has overseen the growth of the Charter Hall Group from $500 million to $28.4 billion of assets under management in 13 years. David has been principally responsible for transactions exceeding $25 billion of commercial, retail and industrial property assets over the past 27 years.

David holds a Bachelor of Business Degree (Land Economy) from the University of Western Sydney, is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute (FAPI) and holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.


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