Directors & Senior Executives
Seph has worked in the commercial property industry in New Zealand, the USA and Australia and has driven large scale property development and financial structuring for real estate for over 40 years. In addition, since the early 1990s Seph has run many “turn-around” processes in relation to distressed properties and property structures for both private and institutional property owners.
While working for the Housing Corporation of New Zealand and then AMP, Seph qualified as a registered valuer and holds a Bachelor of Commerce. In the 1980s he served as an Executive Director with New Zealand based property group Chase Corporation and as a Non-Executive Director with a number of other listed companies in New Zealand and Australia.
Managing Director & COO
Jessie is Joint Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of BlackWall Limited and its funds. Jessie has been with BlackWall since early 2011. Prior to her appointment as Joint Managing Director, Jessie was General Manager of Property at BlackWall. She has a Bachelor of International Communication from Macquarie University and finalising a Bachelor of Property Economics at the University of Technology Sydney.
Richard Hill has extensive investment banking experience and was the founding partner of the corporate advisory firm Hill Young & Associates. Richard has invested in BlackWall’s projects since the early 1990s. Prior to forming Hill Young, Richard held a number of Senior Executive positions in Hong Kong and New York with HSBC. He was admitted as an attorney in New York State and was registered by the US Securities & Exchange Commission and the Ontario Securities Commission. Richard is Chairman of the Westmead Institute for Medical Research. In the last three years, Richard has served as a director (Chairman) of Sirtex Medical Limited (Sirtex), listed on ASX. Richard retired as director of Sirtex on 28 October 2017.
Robin began his career on the dealing desk of a merchant bank in 1976. In 1981 he founded Hatmax Capital Markets which grew rapidly through organic development and merger with Australian Gilt Securities in 1988, such that by the time he departed after 14 years as CEO in 1995, over 80 people were employed across debt capital markets, both the Sydney Futures Exchange and ASX, in asset management and corporate finance. In 1995 Robin established Vintage Capital which became an active investor in funds management, commercial property, retailing, healthcare and logistics. He has been an investor in Blackwall projects since 1997, is a former member of ASX, and has served on various boards of both listed and private companies since 1984. He is the Chairman of Blackwall’s Board Audit Committee.