image - John Thomas Profile

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.

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