Chief Executive, Managing Director since 2012 / Ingenia Communities Group
Simon Owen has over 20 years of experience working in ASX-listed companies with roles across finance, funds management, mergers and acquisitions, business development, sales and marketing.
Mr Owen has been the chief executive and managing director of Ingenia Communities Group, which he joined in November 2009, and led the turnaround of the business and its focus on developing and acquiring a leading portfolio of lifestyle and holiday communities. Prior to that, he was the chief executive of Aevum, a formerly listed retirement company.
Mr Owen is a director of BIG4 Holiday Parks, Australia's leading holiday parks group representing 180 parks across Australia. He was a member of the Retirement Living Division Council (part of the Property Council of Australia) and spent 4 years as national president of the Retirement Villages Association (now part of the Retirement Living Council), the peak industry advocacy group for the owners, operators, developers and managers of retirement communities in Australia.