Principal and Chief Executive
James leads and manages the group and participates in many aspects of the business. Aside from running the business he is principally responsible for strategy, planning, capital partners and investment activities.
Prior to founding the business in 1995, James worked in commercial agency where he gained valuable experience with the Sydney office market.
Over the past 20 years James has led the acquisition, financing, development, and management, marketing and ultimate disposal of a number of investments for its “M Series” funds.
James has a Master of Commerce (Land Economy) from the University of Western Sydney. He is a Director of all group companies.
Head of Investments
Cameron is our frontline man, sourcing new investments and leading the management of existing investments.
Cameron has 20 years’ experience in the Australian national property markets. He has a background that covers all property sectors and asset classes but his main focus is on investment, development and commercial property.
Prior to joining Markham, Cameron spent time at Mirvac, Grocon and Charter Hall where he gained significant experience in deal origination, project structuring and investment management. He can be credited with transactions with a cumulative value approaching $5 billion across the commercial, retail, industrial and residential sectors throughout Australia.
Cameron holds a Land Economy degree from UTS and a Masters degree in Development Management from UNSW.
Chief Financial Officer
Max leads and oversees financial management, compliance and tax.
Max is both very experienced and commercially astute with more than 30 years in the property sector.
Prior to joining Markham, Max held senior finance and secretarial positions within the Australian publicly listed RIET sector. His experience includes long term roles with Stockland, including as National Financial Controller specialising in operational and compliance management and with Mirvac as Group Company Secretary and Financial Controller.
Max is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (formerly Chartered Secretaries Australia).
Head of Legal
He first acted for the business in 1997 while a solicitor at Minter Ellison. Since then, he has been involved on the full legal life cycle of most of our property investments (funding, acquisition, leasing, improving and sale).
Matthew has 26 years of property law experience gained in Australia, Singapore and the UK. He is a former partner of Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Minter Ellison.
Matthew is retained by Markham as in-house Head of Legal, in addition to servicing other significant clients under the banner of his firm Seymour Law. Whilst his expertise in property law is broad and deep, he is particularly valued for his low fuss approach to getting deals done.
Matthew has a BA, LLB (Hons) from the University of Sydney.
Trevor joined Markham Group in August 2016.
Working closely with the senior leadership team and supporting the CFO, Trevor has a broad range of responsibilities including the delivery of key finance functions of the business such as accounting, business systems and support, budgeting, reporting and investment analytics. Trevor is also actively involved in investment activities, including analysis of acquisitions and divestments and provides input into the asset and property management functions of the business.
Trevor has experience from a diverse background including roles with Stamford Hotels and Resorts, Quantium and Kennards Self Storage.
Trevor is a member of CPA in Australia and has a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance degree from Macquarie University.
The senior leadership team is supported by experienced personnel in asset and property management, finance and accounting, investment analysis and office management