Principal, JT Consultancy
John has been involved in banking, finance and funds management activities for over 40 years. John began managing the Howard Mortgage Trust in 1987 with assets of $8 million and oversaw its growth to $2.6 billion by 2003. Under John’s leadership, Howard Mortgage Trust won the Money Management Magazine “fund manager of the year award “on 7 occasions.
John was Chairman of the (then) Investment and Financial Services Association (IFSA) mortgage trust working group from 2005-2010 with total member Funds in excess of $30Billion. John is also an experienced property trust manager as well as an experienced non-executive director and is a former honorary treasurer of the National Council of Churches in Australia. John was awarded a Papal Knighthood last year for his charitable work. In August 2010 John set up “JT Consultancy” to advise fund managers predominately in the mortgage and property trust space. John is a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Services and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.