Our Executive Team
STRATEGY AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT TEAM
A/Deputy Secretary, Strategy and Portfolio Management
Chris has more than 25 years experience in planning, property development, business reforms, commercial partnerships and governance across NSW and the ACT. He has held several senior executive roles leading a range of high profile and complex projects for government including large urban and greenfield planning and development projects at Landcom and the Land Development Agency. He has also led high performing teams that have delivered sensitive and high risk programs for Government including the Loose Fill Asbestos Taskforce where he was Executive Director and Head of Taskforce. Chris has also held the role of Chief Operating Officer at Environment Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate (ACT) where he implemented improved governance across all operations and helped establish two new government owned development authorities. Immediately prior to joining Strategy & Portfolio Management, Chris was head of Crown Lands Department where he introduced significant strategic reforms.
Executive Director, Strategy
Naveen has more than 20 years’ experience in strategy and business transformation across the banking, advisory and government sectors, having previously held senior positions at National Australia Bank, PwC, GE Capital, KPMG and the Reserve Bank of Australia. Naveen joined Property NSW in June 2015 as Director, Strategy. He has contributed significantly to property reform and strategic initiatives across Government, including development of policies to improve asset management, deliver better use of land and property across government’s portfolio, enhance capital efficiency and accelerate housing supply. Naveen was appointed Executive Director, Strategy in January 2018 and continues to drive the Strategy team’s focus on whole-of-government policy reform, corporate planning and strategy implementation.
Executive Director, Portfolio Management Group
Executive Director, Property Financial Services
Stuart has more than 20 years’ experience in financial and operational management and worked as a senior executive in the property, private equity, investment banking and finance industries. Since joining Property NSW in July 2014, Stuart has managed the financial and managerial reporting for the business portfolio. He has provided practical advice to the agency and other stakeholders regarding the financial and accounting implications of property strategies.
HOUSING AND PROPERTY EXECUTIVE TEAM
Members of our Executive Team will transition from Property NSW to new divisions within the Housing and Property group.
Deputy Secretary, Housing and Property
Alison leads the new Housing and Property Group which has been formed to maximise economic outcomes and deliver community benefits through the more efficient utilisation of government owned land and property in the delivery of diverse housing, economic activities and public spaces.
The Housing and Property Group provides strategic oversight and coordination to ensure that government owned property and government led development is advanced as a whole-of-government agenda to deliver improved economic, environmental, cultural and social outcomes. A new functional capability in the Group will support whole-of-government consideration to realise best use of existing and underutilised land to maximise community benefit in the delivery of housing and public spaces.
In her previous role, Alison led resource, industry, and urban planning policies and oversaw the successful passage of major reforms to the NSW Planning system.
A/Deputy Secretary, Development & Transactions
Executive Director, Place Management