Trevor Cooke

Deputy Chair

Trevor Cooke is one of the State’s most highly regarded property and finance leaders.

As CEO of Commercial & General, Trevor has an outstanding track record in funds management and developing profitable real estate, infrastructure and securities businesses in the Asia Pacific region.

His exceptional credentials include being former Managing Director - Global Head of Real Estate Asia Pacific for UBS and Managing Director of AMP Capital Investors, a globally listed joint venture with $8 billion assets under management. In addition to his management of two Japanese real estate investment trusts with assets under management in excess of $2 billion and Executive Director (International Capital and Markets Division) of the Property Council of Australia.

Alongside this, Trevor has an inherent desire to find solutions for people to rise out of cycles of crisis and poverty. He sees safe, decent housing in connected communities as key to restoring dignity and building resilience. He is passionate about deepening collaboration across construction, development and project management to deliver the best outcomes for South Australians.

Combined with his proven track record in developing high performing teams, significant stakeholder management and strategic planning skills, Trevor’s appointment to the Board further bolsters Junction’s governance structure as the organisation embarks on a new Strategic Plan in 2020.

Trevor has a Bachelor of Laws Hons (LLB). Honours from the University of Adelaide and is currently the Chairman of the Australian Chapter of APREA (Asia Pacific Real Estate Association) and on the South Australia Division Council of the Property Council of Australia.

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