Dr David Thurin AM is the owner, executive chair and chief executive of Tigcorp, a private company that owns, develops and manages retirement communities and has a land subdivision arm. Tigcorp also has investments in listed securities and private equity. Dr Thurin has extensive experience in the property industry and held senior roles within The Gandel Group and associated companies, including as joint managing director. He was a director of The Gandel Group at the time of the merger between Gandel Retail Trust and Colonial First State Retail Property Trust in 2002. Dr Thurin has a background in medicine, having been in private practice for over a decade, and was a prior president of the International Diabetes Institute. He holds postgraduate qualifications in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as general practice, and a Masters in Management from Stanford University, California. In 2019, Dr Thurin was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to sporting organisations, and to community health.