Leadership


Directors


Benjamin Dillon

Benjamin Dillon
Chairman and Non-executive Director
- Over 31 Years Experience

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Mr. Dillon has over 31 years experience in a variety of business related roles including at Westpac where he was a senior executive in Institutional Bank responsible for the hotels portfolio before becoming Head of Property. Prior to this Mr Dillon was an executive at Macquarie Bank Limited where he specialised in hospitality and leisure property transactions and was also a Partner and Director of corporate finance at KPMG.

 

He is a graduate in Economics and Law from the University of Sydney and holds a Masters of Management (Marketing) from the Macquarie University Graduate School of Management. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Member of the Royal Institution Chartered Surveyors.




Peter Gribble - managing director

Peter Gribble
Managing Director and Executive Director -
33 Years Experience

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Mr. Peter Gribble is the founder of Quantum (in 1986) and was responsible for the direction and development of many of its property financial products. Mr. Gribble is a qualified accountant and has over 33 years experience in tax, investment markets and property.

Mr. Gribble has been involved in approximately AUD1.9 billion of property transactions over that period, including direct involvement in most aspects of property acquisitions, management and development.

Mr. Gribble's main role is the development and marketing of financial products to both retail and wholesale investors and to drive the strategic direction of the company. Mr. Gribble graduated from La Trobe University Melbourne with a certificate in Accounting in 1985 and qualified as a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Accountants in Australia in 1998.

Mr. Gribble has been a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants (ASCPA) as a CPA since 1993 and a certified Property, Stock and Business Agent since 2004.




Scott Riedel

Scott Riedel
Non-executive Director -
34 Years Experience

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Mr. Riedel has more than 34 years in financial services industry, and has obtained a broad range of experiences as a financial services professional with extensive knowledge in global markets, investment and asset management and private banking.

Most recently, Scott led the Private Wealth division of AMP and was responsible for the establishment, refinement and growth of a new advisory business model to enter the Australian High Net Worth market.

Prior to joining AMP, Scott was previously the Head of Perpetual Private Clients business and before that the Executive General Manager of the Commonwealth Private Bank. Before private banking, Scott held various treasury and investment positions with Citibank and Citigroup in Australia, the US and Europe. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of New South Wales, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia, attended the Stanford University School of Business Executive Program, and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Management Team


John Claudianos
Investment Manager

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John was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank�s Global Markets division for Australia and New Zealand and Head of Securitization based in Sydney. He was a member of the Deutsche Bank team for over 19 years. Deutsche Banks� securitization team during this period was the market recognized leader with John�s team taking the role of Arranger and Lead Manager in many of Australia�s banks and non-bank financial institutions accessing domestic securitization markets and the deeper global funding markets in the United States, Europe and Asia, to finance the Australian residential mortgages. Since the Global Financial Crisis, he has also been a leading contributor to the implementation of Federal Government programs to assist housing finance and home ownership in the securitization markets.

John is a Director on the Board of the Australian Haydn Ensemble.

Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 1997, John was the Group Treasurer for the Advance Bank Limited and commenced his career with the Chase Manhattan Bank in 1982.

John holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honors) from the Australian National University. His personal passions include art, music and, above all, fly fishing.




Mojtaba Jafari
Mojtaba Jafari
Head of IT
- 10 Years Experience

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Mojtaba heads Quantum Information Technology, who is solution focused, experienced and knowledgeable with over 10 years of working in the IT industry. Skilled across various computer programming languages, knowledgeable and experience of database design and support.

Mojtaba has obtained his Master Degree of IT from Charles Sturt University with a Medal Award and is a memeber of he Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Australian Computer Society (ACS). He also has a publication (Segment based model for TCP protocol optimization: Enhancing the bandwidth and congestion) in 8th IEEE Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference.


Kenn MacMillan
Byron Posadas, Dallas Texas
Head of US Operations Quantum Real Estate LLC
- 21 years experience

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Since 2007 Mr Posadas was the portfolio manager for Idode, LLC, responsible for transactions relating to distressed property for a Texas fund manager in the liquidation of a USD10 million portfolio of distressed REO properties in 10 states. He was responsible for refurbishment and repairs for over 200 of the 400 properties in the portfolio and the exit strategy of the properties, generating substantial returns on the portfolio. Prior to this role, in 2003 he was portfolio manager for Interbay Funding, LLC, where his responsibilities included buying bulk packages of nonperforming loans attached to distressed real estate properties valued at USD30 million. Mr Posadas arranged and oversaw the repairs for over 600 properties, and took responsibility for the exit of the properties. Previous to these roles he was a branch manager for Citibank Financial, Irving Texas, responsible for managing real estate loans.


Compliance Committe


Kenn MacMillan

Paul J Kellahan, JP
51 Years Experience
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Mr Kellahan has been involved in the Australian banking and investments management industry for over 50 years. He has held senior executive positions with one of Australia�s largest banks, was a state manager and divisional director of a listed entity partly owned by the Commonwealth and an independent consultant to several of the world�s larger international banks.

Over that same period Mr. Kellahan also gained considerable credit skills acting as a retail lender, for secured and unsecured corporate lending, both on a balance sheet and cash flow basis, leasing, cross border leasing, leveraged leasing, syndicated financings and large scale project financings. He has a strong working knowledge in product structuring, creditworthiness, loan documentation, security Valuation techniques, risk detection, risk analysis and mitigation.

In relation to corporate governance and compliance, Mr. Kellahan has had exposure to the regulatory regimes of the Bank of England (now the FSA), the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.



Kenn MacMillan
John Kean
FCA FAICD - 51 Years Experience
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Mr Kean acts as an independent business advisor and holds directorships in various businesses involved in finance, retail, primary production, technology and retirement living property. He is also a director of The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, and Vice Chairman of The Australian Taiwan Business Council.

Prior to 2000, he practiced as a chartered accountant and was the founder of Crowe Howarth, Australia�s 5th largest accounting practice. His professional career has covered 30 years.


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