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Our expertise and track record

Australian Unity is one of the largest and most experienced managers of unlisted property and mortgages in Australia, managing in excess of $2.72 billion (as at 31 January 2018) and financing over $1.8 billion in mortgage loans since 2002.

We have a long track record in managing mortgage funds and understand the markets and environment that they operate in.

Key Points

  • One of the largest and most experienced managers of unlisted property and mortgages in Australia
  • Managing  in excess of $2.72 billion of listed and unlisted property
  • Financed over $1.8 billion in mortgage loans since 2002

Team

David Bryant

David Bryant

Chief Executive Officer, Wealth
Chief Investment Officer

David Bryant joined Australian Unity in 2004. He is Chief Executive Officer for Australian Unity Wealth and Chief Investment Officer for the Australian Unity Group. He is responsible for Australian Unity’s financial services, investment and banking activities in Australia and Hong Kong. He is a board member of many of its operating entities and investment joint venture subsidiaries.

Prior to joining Australian Unity in 2004, David was Chief Operating Officer at Perpetual Personal Financial Services, and has held senior roles in financial services, asset consulting, and banking, for both Australian and international organisations.

His various roles have encompassed responsibilities for business across the Asia Pacific region.

David is a director of the Australian Financial Services Council and co-chair of its Advice Board Committee.

Mark Pratt

Mark Pratt

General Manager – Australian Unity Property
Australian Unity Wealth

Mark Pratt joined Australian Unity in 2004. As General Manager – Australian Unity Property, he is responsible for the commercial management and growth of Australian Unity’s property and mortgages investment management businesses.

Australian Unity Property actively manages more than $2 billion in assets consisting of commercial property; including the recently listed Australian Unity Office Fund, healthcare property and commercial mortgages.

Mark currently sits on the national executive committee of the Property Funds Association and is also a member of the Victorian Division Council of the Property Council of Australia.

Prior to his current role, Mark was Australian Unity Investments’ Chief Operating Officer and has also held senior roles at Plum Financial Services, AMP Financial Services and State Street Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting from the University of NSW.

Roy Prasad

Roy Prasad

Head of Mortgages
Australian Unity Wealth

Roy Prasad joined Australian Unity in 1998, and has responsibility for the management of all mortgage investments.

Before joining Australian Unity, Roy worked for Colonial Investment Management Limited for over 10 years, where he was responsible for the management of various mortgage portfolios, including credit risk management, portfolio construction and managing originator relationships.

Roy is a member of the Australian Unity Commercial Property Lending Committee.

Peter Lampden

Peter Lambden

Head of Property and Asset Management
Australian Unity Wealth

Peter joined Australian Unity Investments in 2001, today he is responsible for providing key input to its fund and property strategies, developing consistent and effective asset and property management processes, overseeing the operation of all property functions together with being responsible for the property credit risk review of all Select Income Fund mortgages.

Peter has over 43 years’ experience in valuations and property and portfolio management, spending the majority of his pre Australian Unity career in senior roles with National Mutual (now AXA) and Local Government.

Peter joined National Mutual in 1986, where he was manager of new investments and valuations. From 1991 to 1995 he was state manager for National Mutual’s Queensland branch, and prior to this he managed a team of 40 responsible for National Mutual’s Victorian and Tasmanian property assets and mortgage securities, valued in excess of $1 billion at the time.

From 1997 to 2000, Peter managed AXA’s New Zealand property operation together with having valuation and research responsibilities for Australia and New Zealand.

Peter has a Diploma in Agricultural Science and a Diploma in Business Studies – Valuations from RMIT. He has held a number of senior positions with industry bodies including President of the Australian Property Institute and Executive member of the Property Council of Australia. He is a fellow of the Australian Property Institute, a member of the Property Council of Australia and an RMIT Advisory Board member.

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Important Information

The interests in the Australian Unity Select Income Fund ARSN 091 886 789 are issued by Australian Unity Funds Management Limited ABN 60 071 497 115, AFS Licence No. 234454. Information provided here is general information only and current at the time of publication and does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. In deciding whether to acquire, hold or dispose of the product you should obtain a copy of the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and seek professional financial and taxation advice. This information is intended for recipients in Australia only. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

* Interest rates, Loan to Value Ratios (LVRs) and investment terms are subject to a number of assumptions and risk that are detailed in the PDS and SPDS. Interest rates quoted are not guaranteed.

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