Responsible Entity Board of Directors

Jennifer Horrigan

Independent Chair

BBus, GradDipMgt, GradDipAppFin, MAICD

Director since 2012

Chair since 2022

Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

Jennifer is an experienced non-executive director across ASX, unlisted and not-for-profit boards. She brings a diverse set of skills with executive experience across investment banking, investor relations and financial communications, including as Chief Operating Officer of independent investment bank Greenhill Australia (previously Greenhill Caliburn) and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Savage & Horrigan, an Ogilvy company.

Jennifer is an independent director of Dexus Capital Funds Management Limited and Dexus Capital Investment Services Pty Limited, a non-executive director of Yarra Funds Management Limited and a patron of Redkite (national children's cancer council). She has previously served as a non-executive director of A2B (ASX:A2B), QV Equities (ASX:QVE), Generation Healthcare (ASX: GHC) and as Chairman of Redkite.

Jonathan Sweeney

Independent Director


Director since 2022

Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

Jonathan has over 35 years’ experience in the investment management, fiduciary, real estate and financial services sectors having held senior executive roles at Folkestone and the Trust Company Limited. Jonathan is a director of BT Financial Group, Chair of Perpetual Private’s Investment Committee and a member of the Noongar Boodja Trust’s Investment Committee. He was previously a director of EP&T Global (ASX:EPX), 8IP Emerging Companies Limited (ASX:8EC), Velocity Rewards Pty Limited, Tennis NSW and Easton Investments (ASX:EAS).

Danielle Carter

Independent Director

BA/BCom, Grad Dip AppFin,CA,GAICD

Director since 2022

Member of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

Danielle has over 25 years' experience in the real estate, financial services and property funds management having held senior executive roles at Blackrock, SG Hiscock & Co and Strategic Financial Management. Danielle is also a non-executive director of BWP Management Limited, the responsible entity of BWP Trust (ASX:BWP) and was previously a non-executive director of APN Property Group Limited (ASX:APD).

Deborah Coakley

Executive Director

Dexus appointed since 2021


Deborah Coakley is Executive General Manager, Funds Management with responsibility for managing Dexus’s $44.5 billion funds management business which comprises a number of wholesale pooled funds, capital partnerships, retail funds and listed REITs.

She has more than 25 years’ experience in management roles gained in organisations such as Deloitte, Qantas and Alexander Mann Solutions.

Deborah is an Executive Director of Dexus Wholesale Funds Limited and Dexus Capital Funds Management Limited. She is also a National Vice President of the Property Council of Australia and a member of their Capital Markets Division and is a non-Executive Director of the Children’s Cancer Institute, and a Member of the National Construction Industry Forum. She holds a Bachelor of Business degree from University of Technology Sydney (BBus) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).


Emily Smith

Independent Director


Director since 2022

Chair of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

Emily has over 20 years’ experience in the finance sector having worked in senior executive roles at Deutsche Bank AG and Credit Suisse. She has had significant exposure to key sectors including Building Materials, Steel, Diversified Industrials, REITs and Telecommunications both domestically and globally.

Emily is a Senior M&A Advisor and Director at Grant Samuel. She is a member of Chief Executive Women and was a Council Member of the Kambala Girls School.


Jason Weate

Fund Manager

MAppFin, BBus

Jason Weate joined Dexus in June 2022 as the Fund Manager of Dexus Convenience Retail REIT, and has over 15 years of experience within the property industry and equity capital markets.

He has held multiple roles across corporate strategy, investment management, development management, equities research and previously held senior roles at Stockland and Deutsche Bank.

Jason holds a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and Bachelor of Business (Property) from Western Sydney University.

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