Our People

Our Board

investLogan is governed by an independent Board. No elected officials sit on the Board.

Our Board can have up to six Directors and they play an important role in setting the strategic direction for investLogan, consistent with the objects of the constitution, including the annual budget, strategic projects and major financial decisions.

All Board members are ratified by the Shareholder and are limited to a maximum term of six years to ensure renewal, refreshment and revitalisation of the Board and investLogan’s direction.

Our Team

Our team is led by CEO, Medy Hassan. Each individual member is an integral cog of the investLogan wheel, all supporting and driving the achievement of our vision.

The team objectives are to:

  1. ensure that we have the right people, with the right skills, in the right jobs, at the right time;
  2. ensure a strong focus on achieving excellence in outcome delivery;
  3. focus on outstanding service to our Shareholder and customers;
  4. have a motivated, well-informed leadership team;
  5. provide learning and development opportunities for all in the best interests of investLogan.   

Steve Greenwood

Chair

Annabelle Pegrum | AM

Director

Craig Newnham

Director

Brendan O’Farrell

Director

Medy Hassan | OAM

CEO

Steve Greenwood

Chair

A passionate leader and advocate for a better Queensland, Steve has extensive leadership experience across a multitude of industries, including advising and managing city councils and leading complex public policy reforms.

In recent years, he played a significant role in the reform and return of Ipswich City Council to elected representation, as Interim Management Committee member, Administrator and then Advisor.

He co-founded and now leads the Queensland Futures Institute, an independent and respected voice, working alongside government to facilitate positive and accelerated change for all Queenslanders.

Steve had previously been Chief Executive of Australian Canegrowers, where he led landmark reforms to the sugar industry’s productivity and environmental programs. Whilst Queensland Head of the Property Council of Australia, he steered one of Queensland’s most influential industry bodies through the Global Financial Crisis, and successfully countered attempts to increase the industry’s tax burden. He has held management and advisory positions with the Local Government Association of Queensland, engaging heavily in Local, State and Federal Government policy reform.

Steve’s career is built on the continuous improvement of organisations, with a proven history of implementing strategic transformation in the organisations he has lead.

As Chair, Steve’s vision is to build investLogan as Queensland’s leading Local Government beneficial enterprise, delivering significant value and returns for Logan City Council.

Annabelle Pegrum | AM

Director

Annabelle is a Canberra Architect, a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects, an Adjunct Professor in architecture at the University of Canberra. She has held chief executive and senior management positions in city operations, urban design and planning in the private and public sector and in academe including extensive experience as a member on boards, design juries and advisory/review committees. For ten years she was the Chief Executive of the National Capital Authority responsible for the planning and development of Canberra as Australia’s National Capital. Most recently she was a member of the NSW Independent Planning Commission determining state significant developments including for infrastructure.

Annabelle is recognised as a leader and advocate for excellence in city-making and has managed various promotional campaigns and communication strategies to foster an awareness of Canberra as the National Capital.

Annabelle is an award-winning architect (Australian Institute of Architecture Presidents Award, 2001 Centenary Medal, Telstra ACT Business Women of the Year) with unusually broad experience and recognition in planning and design strategy and policy.

In 2007 she was appointed as a Member in the Order of Australia for service to the planning, promotion, enhancement and development of Australia’s national capital, and to architecture, particularly as a mentor to women in the profession.

She is familiar with the City of Logan and Logan City Council having previously provided consultancy services to Council regarding the development of local plan codes and was invited to speak at 2015 Planning & Development Forum.

Craig Newnham

Director

A property specialist with over 35 years’ experience, across all real estate sectors and disciplines, Craig possesses a broad skill set and a deep understanding of property fundamentals and the risks inherent in real estate investment and development.

Craig is a registered Valuer and Licenced Real Estate Agent and runs his own property consultancy business which is focussed on providing investment, development, finance and corporate real estate advice.

Prior to this Craig was a Director in charge of Lloyds International’s Investment Management business and was responsible, in his capacity as Development Director, for representing the Bank’s interests on 11 different property joint venture boards with the likes of property companies such as Mirvac and Australand.

Over the course of his career Craig has been instrumental in developing, managing and transacting major commercial office towers, retail shopping centres, residential and industrial properties and has worked for major property development and investment institutions including Queensland Investment Corporation and Macquarie Bank.

Brendan O’Farrell

Director

Brendan is an experienced board, investment, remuneration and commercial committee member with over 17 years’ experience as a Director and Deputy Chair, and 25 years in senior executive roles. With qualifications from Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School, Deakin University, Macquarie University and a GAICD; Brendan is a highly educated professional, consistently seeking opportunities to learn and develop his skills.

Brendan currently holds positions as Non-Executive Director for Stadiums Queensland, Non-Executive Director, Brisbane Broncos Leagues Club, but recently completed his role as CEO of Intrust Super Fund where he managed its successful merger. Brendan’s experience also includes senior executive roles at Mercy Super and City Super, and Property Investment Advisory Board Member at Chauvel Capital.

Strong governance and strategy, combined with Brendan’s contemporary and innovative leadership style has allowed him to successfully grow the organisations he’s represented and worked across. His professional experience has also provided him with an understanding of owning and investing into private and listed company structures – insight he’s looking forward to bringing to the investLogan board.

Medy Hassan

CEO

Medy Hassan is an expert in private equity, property and the construction industry and whose passion is collaborating to drive innovation, global excellence and sustainable, environmentally beneficial outcomes. He founded Haus Holdings in 2014 with a clear view to using his industry experience to add “best for project” value to his customers.

To realise key opportunities, Medy established and co-founded Vitae Capital, a culturally aligned private equity group. His approach focuses on innovation and research through the Centre of Integrated Project Solutions, RMIT, influencing decision makers through national industry participation at senior levels within MBA, PCA, QBCC, and AIB; driving excellent strategic, commercial and business outcomes. In addition, Medy currently holds many commercial and research executive Board roles and has recently been appointed as Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Australian Performing Arts Conservatory.

As Managing Director of Haus Holdings, Medy enjoys the complexity and diversity of operating at both a strategic leadership and operational delivery level to ensure value creation for his customers.

With over 25 years’ experience and $3.5B of projects successfully completed in the property and construction industry, Medy has led state and national teams for one of the country’s leading integrated property and construction companies, along with working intimately with Federal, State and Local governments, major national institutions and private investors, developing new forms of whole of life innovative project funding and delivery models for use nationally and internationally.