Board of Directors

Australian Unity Investment Real Estate Limited ABN 86 606 414 368 AFSL 477434 (AUIREL) as responsible entity of Australian Unity Office Fund. AUIREL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian Unity Limited ABN 23 087 648 888.

The Board of AUIREL comprised three directors, two of whom are independent, non-executive directors, including an independent Chairman

(William) Peter Day

Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman, Member of the Fund's Audit & Risk Committee
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Mr Day was appointed as a director to the AOF RE Board and Chairman in October 2015.

Mr Day’s professional career includes senior executive roles in finance and general management in mining, manufacturing, food and financial services industries at companies including Bonlac Foods, Rio Tinto, CRA Limited and Comalco. He was Chief Financial Officer for Amcor for seven years until 2007. Mr Day currently holds a number of non-executive director roles and is the non-executive Chairman of Alumina. He is a former non-executive director of Ansell Ltd (2007–2021), Federation Centres Limited (2009–2014), Orbital Corporation Limited (2007–2014), Boart Longyear Limited, SAI Global, former Chairman of the Australian Accounting Standards Board and was Deputy Chairman of the ASIC and has been a member of the Takeovers Panel.

Mr Day holds a Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) from Queen Victoria University in Manchester, England, and a Master of Administration from Monash University in Melbourne. He is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) and an FCPA.

Eve Crestani

Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Fund’s Audit & Risk Committee
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Ms Crestani was appointed as a director to the AOF RE Board in October 2015.

Ms Crestani is a professional director and business consultant with a background in law and management. Her career spans over 35 years with her primary focus being financial services and professional services industries.

Ms Crestani is a non-executive director of Pty Limited (Australia & New Zealand) and Soils for Life Ltd, and non-executive chair of Acorn Capital Limited.

Previously Ms Crestani was a non-executive director of Australian Unity Limited (1996 – 29 February 2016), a former Chairman of Mercer Superannuation Australia Limited, and Mercer Outsourcing (Australia) Pty Limited, and Zurich Australia Limited.

Ms Crestani is a member of the ASX Appeal Tribunal, has a Diploma of Law and is a founding fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is a business strategist, with 25 years’ experience consulting to large organisations on enterprise transformation and strategic change programs. She is highly regarded for her expertise in property strategies and specifically in the future of work and workplace concepts.

Greg Willcock

Non Executive Director
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Mr Willcock was appointed as a director to the AOF RE Board in October 2015, and is the director nominated by Australian Unity as a shareholder of AOF RE.

Mr Willcock has over 33 years’ experience in banking and financial services in Australia, United States of America and the United Kingdom including seven years in general management roles at National Australia Bank in the areas of risk management, strategy and change management.

Mr Willcock was a director of Australian Unity from March 2012 to September 2022. He was formerly the chairman of Big Sky Building Society Limited (now Australian Unity Bank Limited), and a director of the Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA).

Mr Willcock holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Important information

The Fund is issued by Australian Unity Investment Real Estate Limited (AUIREL) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian Unity Limited ABN 23 087 648 888. The information on this website is general information only and is not based on the financial objectives, situations or needs of any particular investor. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.