Board of Directors

David Harrison
Managing Director and Group CEO


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.


Adrian Taylor
Group Executive - Office 


Adrian joined Charter Hall in 2010 and has 23 years’ institutional property investment management expertise. He leads the team of Fund Managers that oversee over A$7 billion of unlisted wholesale institutional investors across office, retail and industrial funds. Adrian helps set strategy and objectives for the Group’s partnerships in conjunction with the partners and guides the portfolio management, capital transactions, treasury and trust management teams to execute strategy. He helps them develop portfolio strategies, and to prudently manage risks whilst driving investor returns. The wholesale team work with existing and new investors, from Australia and offshore, to create new and often innovative investment offerings tailored to their needs. Adrian has extensive capital management experience, including debt and equity raising.

Prior to the Charter Hall Office REIT’s privatisation, he was its Chief Executive Officer and has extensive capital transaction and joint venture experience in both Australia and the US. Adrian is a member of the Leadership Group and chairs the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Committee. He is involved in numerous property industry groups including the Property Council of Australia.