Steven Gillard has over 34 years of experience in property related industries and is a Fellow Member of the Australian Property Institute (FAPI).
He spent over 11 years working for major agency firms in property management, subsequently specialising in investment sales and development site sales for Colliers International and DTZ.
In 1991, Mr Gillard moved to the financial markets where he spent 7 years as a senior analyst for international stockbroking firms, specifically in the property and tourism sectors. He completed many major property and tourism related capital raisings during this period. For the next 7 years, Mr Gillard advised ASX and unlisted companies on the acquisition and sale of property and related businesses. Since Mr Gillard joined GDI group in 2005 as managing director, assets under management has grown from $70 million immediately prior to the GFC to over $1 billion. He stepped down from GDI in March 2023.