MARK AVERY | Managing Director

Mark is an experienced property executive with 20 years of experience gained across private and listed property development and investment groups.

He was appointed as Managing Director of Eildon Capital Group in 2015 and has been responsible for investment sourcing, transaction structuring and corporate strategy.

Mark holds bachelor degrees in Commerce and Planning & Design from the University of Melbourne.

Laurence Parisi-Fund Manager

LAURENCE PARISI | Chief Operating Officer

Laurence has over 19 years’ experience in various senior roles within the property investment industry, covering both direct and listed real estate.

Laurence was previously an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs and Fund Manager of Industria REIT (ADI.AX), an ASX listed commercial and industrial focused AREIT. Laurence has also worked for Credit Suisse and Citi covering the AREIT sector and spent several years at APN as the Head of Private Funds responsible for managing four direct retail property funds and two wholesale direct property funds with a combined value of more than $400 million.

Laurence holds a Diploma of Business Accounting, a Diploma of Financial Markets and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment.

VARUN SACHDEV | Chief Financial Officer

Varun is a seasoned Corporate Finance professional with extensive experience across financial services specialising in property developments.

Prior to joining EDC, Varun was working at MaxCap Group, leading their Finance team as a Financial Controller. He has also held various senior accounting positions at the Winslow Group in their property development division.

Varun has completed a Master of Finance from the University of Melbourne and is also a member of the Institute of Certified Practising Accountants.

TIFFANY MCLEAN | General Council & Company Secretary

Tiffany is a corporate lawyer with 15 years’ experience in corporate governance, compliance and capital raising and has held roles in private practice in Australia and in-house legal in the UK.

She was recently appointed as General Counsel of the Group and has also acted as Company Secretary since January 2021.


Tiffany is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales and holds a Bachelor of Laws from Bond University and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Griffith University.

JUFRI ABIDIN | Head of Direct Property

Jufri takes an active role in deal procurement, structuring, due diligence and investment management.

Jufri has considerable funds management experience gained from his time at APN Property Group, an ASX listed real estate fund manager. He has managed the property portfolio of multiple unlisted real estate investment trusts, consisting of up to 60 assets under management, with a combined value of AUD$500million.

Jufri holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Melbourne.


JONATHAN SIM | Head of Real Estate Credit

Jonathan has over 15 years’ experience in banking and finance and has extensive experience in both debt and equity transactions.

Jonathan began his career at KPMG and has held a variety of positions in major banks managing loan portfolios in excess of AUD$500 million. He is responsible for EDC’s real estate investment activities.

Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a member of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.

LULU YANG | Head of Distribution & Investor Relations

Lulu has 15 years of experience in property finance and investment advisory. She was previously an Investment Director at Dacland, a Melbourne-based residential land developer, responsible for capital raising, transaction negotiations and investor communications.

Lulu began her career in commercial banking with US Bancorp and worked several years as a senior analyst focused on cross-border M&A with Vermilion Partners.

Lulu holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina (Columbia) and graduated Cum Laude with double majors in International Business and Finance.

William Chen - Investment Analyst

WILLIAM CHEN | Investment Manager

William plays a key role in transaction modelling, structuring, reporting and risk assessment.

Prior to joining EDC, William held roles at various banking and investment companies including CBRE, KMPG and CITIC.

William graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours in Finance) and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (Level III) certification.

PARAG MANIHAR | Associate Director

Parag has over 9 years of experience across real estate, infrastructure and corporate law which allows him to apply a highly commercial approach to real estate financing.

Parag has a depth of experience in structuring, executing, and managing real estate investment opportunities across the capital stack and multiple real estate asset classes.

Parag hold a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws (1st class honours) from Monash University.

FRANK WANG | Senior Fund Accountant

Frank is a senior fund accountant with experience in fund accounting and administration of debt fund, property fund, PEVC fund, and super fund, etc.

Frank previously worked at BNP Paribas, a European Custodian Bank providing fund accounting services to large scale super funds in Australia. He also gained experience from various positions at a Melbourne-based fund service provider and fund manager with FUM more than AUD$500 million.

Frank holds a Master of Accounting and Finance degree from the University of Adelaide.

SIMON WILLIAMS | Director - Eildon Asset Management

Simon has over 30 years of experience in the property and financial services industries with direct experience in capital raising, development, sourcing and structuring property investments for wholesale and sophisticated investors.  In addition to this role at SPP, he has been a Director of MPG Asset Management since 2014 (Joint Venture between SPP and MPG Property Group) and has had an ongoing role to source and acquire service station assets for the APN Convenience Retail REIT.

TIM BOYCE | Director - Eildon Asset Management

Tim has over 30 years’ experience in accounting, finance, property acquisition, divestment, development & management, mergers & acquisitions and consulting.  Tim’s previous roles were at PwC, and at Coles Group from 1994 until 2010 culminating as Director of Property.  Tim has been a director of SPP since 2013 and MPG Asset Management since 2014.


James has over 30 years’ experience in investment management across real estate, private equity and infrastructure.

He has sat on numerous Investment Committees and Boards including as Chairman of Timberlink Australia and Airport Rail Link and is an independent non-executive Director of ASX-listed New Energy Solar.

James holds a Bachelor of Computing Science from the University of New England, MBA from London Business School and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

MICHELLE HARPUR | Non-Executive Director

Michelle has been a partner in mid-size, large and international law firms since 1992, acting for clients in the banking, then property, industries.

She established her own practice, Harpur Phillips, in 2016 with a focus on governance and risk management. She is a director of lifeline Australia, and sits on its Governance and Services Committees.

Michelle has a BA and LLB from UNSW and is a Graduate of the AICD.