One of Western Australia’s most enduring and successful business figures, Tony Trevisan has played a key role in the acquisition and development of quality residential, retail and commercial property in WA, Queensland and Victoria over a 35-year period.
In the early 1980s, Tony introduced Target supermarket and discount department stores to WA and was instrumental in the development of major shopping centres in areas including Kelmscott, Mount Hawthorn, Balga and Girrawheen. Other significant developments included the now-named Midland Gate Shopping Centre in WA, the redevelopment of the Hoffnung site in the Brisbane CBD and a substantial industrial project in Victoria.
In 1990, the Transcontinental Group acquired the Roy Weston Real Estate Group. Before divesting the Group in 2005, Tony was responsible for growing it into WA’s largest real estate company, with more than 60 offices around the State.
Tony successfully navigated all businesses under his management through both the 1987 stock market crash and the global financial crisis of 2007-2008.
The Transcontinental Group he founded in 1980 has established and managed more than 20 public companies listed on stock exchanges around the world – together with a variety of private companies – which are involved in the oil and gas and mining sectors, together with property development and investment.
As Chairman of TRG Properties, the property division of the Transcontinental Group, Tony has been the driving force behind the successful development of significant residential and commercial projects in WA and Victoria.
Simon Trevisan has held the role of Managing Director of TRG Properties since the company’s inception in 2001, and has overseen its growth into a substantial property developer and investor with a strong track record of more than 30 successfully-undertaken real estate projects.
Simon’s leadership of TRG Properties has seen him involved in all aspects of the business – from identifying opportunities through to the successful completion of high and medium density residential developments, englobo land subdivisions, canal and built-form estates and commercial offices.
Simon is a Director of real estate trust manager TransLinQ Properties Pty Ltd and the trustees of the Port Coogee No 790 Unit Trust and the Perry Lakes No 229 Unit Trust. He is also Managing Director of TRG Properties parent company, the Transcontinental Group, a private investment group which has developed, financed and managed businesses in a variety of industries around the world. He has significant experience in corporate finance, in Australia and globally, and in executive management of large private and listed public businesses.
Simon holds Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Law degrees from the University of Western Australia, and a Masters of Business and Technology from the University of New South Wales. Simon is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia. He is a director of ASX listed public companies Neurotech Internal Ltd, Zeta Petroleum plc, AssetOwl Ltd and BMG Resources Ltd and has served on various audit and corporate governance committees. Simon is also on the board of St George’s College Foundation and the Cystic Fibrosis Association WA.
Chief Operating Officer
Tanya Trevisan is the Chief Operating Officer of TRG Properties and an Executive Director of the Transcontinental Group and TransLinQ Properties.
A registered architect, she studied architecture in London and at the University of Western Australia, graduating in 1988. Tanya brings almost 30 years of national and international property experience to TRG Properties – the majority involving multi-residential and mixed-use developments – and has been involved in the delivery of medium to large-scale projects in London, Berlin and Sydney, where she lived for a combined period of almost 20 years.
She has spent the past 15 years working as a property developer, and has been actively involved in establishing significant heritage, commercial, mixed-use and apartment projects in New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria.
Tanya has also written a number of published articles on subjects including apartment design and planning policy, and has been actively involved in advising the NSW and WA State Governments on this area through participation in committees and industry groups.
Tanya is the current President of The Property Council of Australia (WA) and a director of the national board of the Property Council of Australia (PCA). She is a regular guest speaker and panellist for the PCA(WA) and has previously been a guest speaker for the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (NSW) and the Green Building Council of Australia (WA), with her particular focus on apartment design and the density debate. She has also lectured on and taught architectural design at two universities in NSW (UNSW and UTS) and is a member of the Design WA Advisory Group.
Fleur is an Executive Director of TRG Properties and the Transcontinental Group.
She is responsible for managing all legal, contractual and corporate governance aspects of the Transcontinental Group, including external legal advisors, consultants, builders and sales agents in relation to contracting, compliance and related matters. Fleur also plays a major role in managing the company’s joint venture relationships and financing arrangements.
Fleur has a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Laws, and Master of Laws specialising in dispute resolution. She practiced as a solicitor with large national and international law firms in Perth and in London from 1997 until 2009, specialising in construction law – a role which saw her advising large national and international contractors, engineering subcontractors and consultants and principals on a range of residential construction projects (particularly high-end inner-city apartments), civil construction, infrastructure, marine construction and commercial issues.
Fleur is also the Company Secretary for ASX listed Regalpoint Resources Ltd and BMG Resources Ltd.
Zin Mar Lin Win (Maggie)
Maggie Win joined Transcontinental Group in 2005, and became head of the accounting team in 2009 – a role which sees her responsible for all aspects of the Group’s finances, including preparing annual reports in accordance with IFRS, monthly and quarterly management financial reporting to Directors, year-end consolidated audited financial reporting and maintaining accounting records for all of its managed private entities.
Maggie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting and Finance and an Advanced diploma of Accounting, and she is also an associate member of CPA Australia.
Maggie is presently responsible for preparation of annual and half-yearly consolidated financial statements for ASX-listed Regalpoint Resources Ltd and BMG Resources Ltd.
Scott Archibald is the Development Manager for TRG Properties, a role which sees him responsible for assessing proposed project acquisitions and managing those projects from initial feasibility and early concept stage through to construction completion.
Scott has completed a Bachelor of Construction Management, and accompanied with his knowledge of construction programming, cost planning, financials and projected cash flows gained across a decade of construction industry experience in WA, is instrumental in ensuring the smooth running of TRG Properties’ projects from pre-construction through to completion.
Prior to joining TRG Properties, Scott practiced as a quantity surveyor for eight years with one of Australia’s leading construction cost consultancies, a role which saw him involved in some of WA’s most significant State Government infrastructure projects, as well as major private sector developments.
A registered member of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Scott brings to TRG Properties over 10 years of Western Australian construction industry experience and knowledge across a broad range of development sectors including hospitals, health care and aged-care facilities, education, commercial and multi-residential projects.
Bruce McCracken works with TRG Properties on business development opportunities. An experienced business executive, he has worked across a broad range of industries in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney over the past 20 years – including previous senior executive roles with the Kirin Group-owned Lion Pty Ltd and the privately-owned Amatek Group, now part of the Fletcher Building Group.
Prior to his corporate roles, Bruce worked as an investment banker in Perth and Melbourne in specialist corporate advisory and project finance roles across a broad range of corporate and financial advisory assignments, including the commercial property sector. He has also practiced as a banking and finance solicitor.
Bruce holds Commerce and Law degrees from the University of Western Australia, an MBA from Melbourne Business School and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company
Directors.He is currently the Managing Director of ASX-listed BMG Resources Ltd, and an Executive Director of ASX-listed Regalpoint Resources Ltd.
Assistant Company Secretary
Sean Meakin has a Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting, and a Bachelor of Information Technology degree majoring in Information Systems from Charles Darwin University. Sean is a Chartered Accountant and an associate of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Sean assists with Transcontinental Groups’ provision of company secretarial services to various ASX listed entities. Sean works closely with the Directors and Executives of these Companies to ensure that information required for the management and oversight of these entities is available.
Sean also provides assistance when required, to Transcontinental Groups’ Financial Controller, with preparation of annual and half yearly consolidated financial reports and the preparation of directors reports.