Max Toovey is responsible for leading the company’s corporate advisory division and the broader strategic elements of the organisation.
Max was previously a Portfolio Manager at Duxton Capital (Australia), a private equity firm with $1 billion funds under management. He was a lead member with successful
execution in all aspects of private equity including: fundraising, asset sourcing, due diligence, acquisitions and exits (IPO and Trade Sales).
Max has overseen the advisory or investment management of businesses in excess of $500 million across F&B, medical, agriculture, water, industrial and infrastructure assets. He has international transactional experience and served on boards on operating companies in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Prior to Duxton, Max worked at KPMG Australia and also worked at a technology start-up in the Netherlands that was later acquired.
Max holds two bachelor’s degrees in Commerce (Finance Major) and Law from Bond University. Additionally, Max
completed the Strategic Finance Executive Program at Harvard Business School and the Senior Manager’s Program at Melbourne Business School.
Simon founded real estate investment group Glenmont Properties in 1998, which grew to $400 million in properties under management (with more than 4,000 investor clients), prior to being sold to an ASX-listed company.
With more than 20 years’ experience in commercial property and development, Simon has played a key role in securing more than $2 billion in major projects in South Australia including the $1 billion redevelopment of the 23 hectare former Football Park at West Lakes (now known as WEST); the 400 bed $350 million Calvary Adelaide Hospital; and the $500 million Australian Bragg Centre (SAHMRI 2) project featuring the southern hemisphere’s first proton therapy unit for advanced cancer treatment.
A qualified property valuer, land economist and Certified Practicing Marketer, his passion, enthusiasm and forward-thinking attitude to property development is undeniable.
Simon has the qualifications and experience required as a Responsible Officer of an Australian Financial Services Licence and is also a past international board member of YPO, where he represented members in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.