Nathan Blackburne has more than 22 years of experience in various sectors of the property industry including property development, valuations and asset management. He commenced with Cedar Woods Properties in 2002 and in 2004, he became its state manager for Victoria with responsibilities for South Australia and Queensland subsequently added to his role. In 2016, he took on the role of chief operating officer, overseeing the operations of the business nationally. Mr Blackburne has a strong background in general management, systems development, the ASX-listed company environment, property acquisitions, commercial and residential property development. He is a board member of the Sustainable Melbourne Fund, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a graduate of their Company Directors’ Course. Mr Blackburne has a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Valuation and Land Economics, from Curtin University in Western Australia and attended Harvard Business School in 2015 where he completed the Advanced Management Program.