Seng Huang Lee
Mr Lee joined the Board in February 2006 and was appointed as Chairman in February 2009 and Executive Chairman in August 2012 bringing approximately fifteen years’ experience in property development and financial services. Mr Lee relinquished his role as Executive Chairman in July 2013 in conjunction with the appointment of Geoff Grady as CEO and resumed his role as Non-Executive Chairman of FKP at that time. He is the Executive Chairman of Mulpha Australia Limited and Mulpha International Bhd. Mr Lee is also the Executive Chairman of Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited, the leading non-bank financial institution listed in Hong Kong, and is a non-executive director of Mudajaya Group Berhad, a company listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange.
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Mr Grady joined FKP as Chief Operating Officer in March 2009, having previously been the Chief Executive Officer of Mulpha Sanctuary Cove since 2002. He was appointed as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of FKP in July 2013. He has also worked as a partner in the corporate recovery practice of KPMG. Mr Grady holds degrees in Commerce and Law with honours from the University of Queensland. He is a chartered accountant and a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland.
Mr McKinnon joined the Board in May 2005. He has extensive experience in property and financing gained through more than twenty five years in investment banking. Mr McKinnon was responsible for establishing the property finance business of Bankers Trust Australia Limited in 1993. In 1999, Mr McKinnon set up his own specialist financial group, Winchester Property Services Limited. Mr McKinnon is also an investment committee member of funds managed by Gresham Property Funds Management Limited which manages mezzanine loan funds for property development and investment.
Mr Frayne was appointed as a director in July 2008. He has over forty years’ experience in chartered accountancy in audit and corporate services fields. Mr Frayne was appointed as a partner of PKF Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers (PKF) in 1983 and from that time headed up the Audit and Assurance Division of PKF Brisbane until his retirement in June 2006.
Mr McDonald joined the Board in August 2012. He is recognised as one of Australia’s leading legal practitioners with many years’ experience in advising major government and corporate clients. Currently, Mr McDonald is a partner in the Corporate Division at Piper Alderman. During his career, Mr McDonald gained experience across a wide range of areas of law including government, corporate, M&A, energy and resources, corporate finance, intellectual property, workout/recovery, major projects and TMT.
Mr Zammit joined the Board in August 2012. He has over 40 years’ experience in urban, regional and community development, and is currently Managing Director of UPDM Pty Limited, a private company offering corporate and property advisory services. Mr Zammit was formerly a director of the Rouse Hill Infrastructure Consortium and an executive director of land development, home building and real estate agency companies in the former Hooker (now Australand) group. In 2006, he stepped down as managing director of Norwest Land, the developer of Norwest Business Park in Sydney.
Mr Lee joined the Board in December 2012. He is currently the Group CFO for Mulpha International Berhad, the parent entity of Mulpha Australia Limited, FKP’s largest single securityholder. Prior to joining Mulpha International Berhad, Mr Lee was the Executive Vice President of Alliance Financial Group. Mr Lee has also held various senior management positions, including 12 years at Microsoft as CFO of Greater China Region and Finance Director of Asia Pacific Region.
Mr Chow was appointed as Alternate Director to Seng Huang Lee in November 2011. Mr Chow was also appointed Chief Operational Officer of Mulpha Australia Limited in October 2011, and was previously Managing Director at China Resources group. Mr Chow holds degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Environmental Planning and has extensive experience in property development, management and construction.
Ms Manuel was appointed as Alternate Director to Eric Lee in December 2012. Ms Manuel is currently the General Manager of Finance for Mulpha Australia Limited. Prior to joining Mulpha, Ms Manuel was Director, Head of Financial Equity Investments at The Royal Bank of Scotland (and was formerly with ABN AMRO Bank N.V. prior to its takeover by RBS). Ms Manuel is a CPA and spent her early years with KPMG.