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Management

David Charles

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

David Charles was appointed Managing Director and CEO of HPI in July 2016, having been Fund Manager since November 2013. From April 2009 to November 2013 David was Chief Financial Officer at the Redcape Group, HPI’s former owner. Before joining the Redcape Group Limited, David served at Coles Group for 5 years, including 4 years within the Liquor and Hotels division in senior finance and business management roles. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years' experience in property, retail and hospitality, financial services, and accounting and audit. 

David holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.

 

Blair Strik

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

 Blair Strik joined HPI Group in April 2017 as Chief Financial Officer and has over 15 years’ experience in the property industry, professional services and treasury. Prior to joining the HPI Group, Blair held senior finance positions with the Industry Superannuation Property Trust for over 9 years, building on experience from previous roles at Rio Tinto and KPMG.

Blair holds a Bachelor of Business from Swinburne University of Technology and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.