Michael’s international career in housing, planning and urban development spans 25 years and includes CEO roles at the Glasgow Housing Association, where he led the largest housing stock transfer in Europe, and at Housing New Zealand Corporation. He also led the restructure of the internationally recognised Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute. His leadership of Housing Choices has seen the organisation grow to an asset base of more than $700 million, with current operations in three states and a major focus on national growth. Michael is committed to making housing affordable, safe and accessible for the most marginalised members of the community, utilising a mix of commercial and government investment. Collaboration with quality service partners is key to Housing Choices’ business strategy. He currently chairs the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) and is a trustee of the South Australian History Trust. He has been an advisor to the World Health Organisation and is an experienced board director and university governor.
Chief Commercial Officer
Brian has over 25 years’ experience in financial and operational management, gained across Australia and Canada. Brian’s industry experience includes clinical research, healthcare, education, construction, aviation, financial services and manufacturing. He has a proven ability to convert strategy into commercial reality, as well strong financial and negotiation skills, not to mention boundless energy. These attributes have allowed him to work closely with Boards, Subcommittees and Executive Leadership Teams. His most recent roles have been with Sigma Healthcare Limited, Estia Heath Limited, Melbourne Polytechnic and Nucleus Network Limited. Brian dedicates himself to providing leadership, mentoring and performance management to build a strong team culture. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Hons) from the Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada, a Chartered Accountant qualification (Canada and Australia), a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance (Australia), as well as his Chartered Secretary in Australia and Chartered Professional Accountants qualification in Canada.