Board of Directors


Managing director

Peter has been involved in the property industry for more than 30 years. He has a wide range of property experience, in both capital cities and regional areas, including sales, leasing, management, valuation, financing and development. Peter has been involved in property funds management since 1994 and was the founder of Clarence Property Corporation Limited and Westlawn Property Trust. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Retail Property Valuation and Administration).

Jim Dougherty

Non-Executive Chairman

Jim is a licensed real estate agent and chartered accountant with wide ranging experience in the property, accounting and finance industries. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Diploma of Financial Management, both from the University of New England, and also holds a Certificate IV in Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Broking). Jim was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2014 for services to the community and surf lifesaving. He has been an executive director of Westlawn Finance Limited since 1994 and has been chairman of directors of Clarence Property Corporation Limited since 2000.

Tony Tippett

Non-Executive Director

Tony has been actively involved in the property industry for the last 27 years, from project conception, feasibility, financing, marketing, to sales and delivery for a range of residential, commercial and retail projects up to $350 million. He is a director of the Robina Group of Companies, an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a licenced Real Estate Agent and holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of New England.

Darrell Irwin

Executive Director

Darrell has 30 years’ experience in advising, consulting, developing, selling, leasing & managing across all sectors of the commercial property arena, including marketing properties domestically and internationally. A well respected identity in the Gold Coast commercial property arena, he has held leadership roles with development companies and is a former National Director and Director in Charge of the Gold Coast office of Colliers International, specialising in major commercial property transactions and large scale development sites. Darrell has a particular interest & experience in Master Planned Communities & their development.