Clint Greaves was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Real Estate Investar in December 2014. Prior to this, Clint was Chief Operating Officer and an Executive Director appointed in November 2010.
Clint has 16 years senior management experience in operational and financial roles in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, plus 14 years experience in the property market including residential investment and involvement in a number of commercial developments.
Prior to this Clint was a Management Consultant for Ernst & Young.
Clint holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Marketing and International Business and a Master of Commerce with a major in Management Science and Information Systems from Auckland University.
Gaylene Carr is the Financial Controller of Real Estate Investar and has been responsible for overseeing the financial activities of Real Estate Investar since joining in April 2011.
Prior to joining Real Estate Investar, Gaylene held senior financial roles focusing on financial and management reporting and accounting system implementations. Gaylene has a broad base of experience having worked in both commercial and government sectors, with international accounting experience through roles held with Stanhope Properties PLC (London), a property developer with $61 million annual revenue and Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd (London).
Gaylene holds a New Zealand National Certificate in Business Studies from Auckland Institute of Technology.
Ben Fry is the Chief Operating Officer of Real Estate Investar and has responsibility for the technical, product and customer success areas. In addition to driving the operational execution and performance to KPIs.
Ben was previously responsible for overseeing the day-to-day systems and technology activities of Real Estate Investar including all product development since joining REI in April 2010.
Prior to joining Real Estate Investar, Ben worked in the IT industry for 12 years with a focus on technical management in web based technologies. Some notable roles include ERP company ABB (formerly Mincom) in Brisbane, Australia, AMT-Sybex in Dublin, Ireland and Pulse Software a financial services company based south of London in the UK.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Information Technology from Griffith University and a Grad Diploma in Business Administration from Queensland University of Technology (MBA will be completed in 2017).
James Lawrence is the Marketing Manager of Real Estate Investar and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day marketing activities of Real Estate Investar. James has worked for Real Estate Investar since 2007.
Prior to joining Real Estate Investar, James worked in the marketing and communications industries, with some notable roles including lastminute.com, Zurich Financial Services and The London Fire Brigade, all based in the UK.
James holds a BA (Hons) Degree In Tourism Studies, from Bournemouth University in the UK.
Karen Austin is the Customer Success Manager of Real Estate Investar and is responsible for member and customer support and service. Karen has been with Real Estate Investar since April 2011.
Prior to joining Real Estate Investar, Karen worked in Corporate Travel for 3 years and then Real Estate Sales and Administration for 6 years in Dublin, Ireland before emigrating to Australia and working as an Account Manager for a Corporate Merchandising company. Some notable roles include Executive Travel (Carlson Wagonlit Ireland), Sherry FitzGerald, Ireland's largest property advisory firm with over 100 branches throughout the country, and Execugifts a supplier of conference, corporate and promotional merchandise throughout Australasia.
Karen holds a Diploma in Irish Auctioneers and Valuers from Dublin Institute of Technology.