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The APP Group Award for Future Leader of the Year

The purpose of this award is to acknowledge, encourage and, most importantly, promote the positive contribution made to the industry by young property professionals.

The entrant must be able to demonstrate outstanding achievements in the industry with a focus on leadership, enterprise, drive and commitment.

The award is open to young property professionals in the development and investment industry aged 35 or under as at March 2024. Nominations may be made by an individual or third party and must be an employee of a Property Council member company in that state.

Part of the judging process will be for all candidates who are selected as a finalist must be available for an interview. If you are shortlisted as a finalist, you will be required and must be available for a videoconference interview with the Future Leader interview panel in April – June 2024.

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2024 Finalists

Louis Connoley

Senior Associate - Direct Investment

MaxCap Group

Nominated by MaxCap Group

Louis is key member of our Direct Investment business, he is instrumental in the development of key growth strategies including new equity funds and mandates. Louis was selected to join MaxCap’s leadership accelerator program and he continues to set the benchmark on performance and behaviour for all others to follow.

Naaman Fraser

Head of Residential Rental Department - Northern Tasmania

Knight Frank Tasmania

Nominated by Knight Frank Tasmania

Naaman is a 28-year old father to a 10-year-old girl, Sarayah. He has been working in property management for 9-years now. Falling in love with the industry, Naaman has successfully completed a Diploma and excelled in his career. He currently runs the rental department (team of 7) at Knight Frank Tasmania.

Tory Packer

Partner, Co-Head Commercial Agency (Capital Markets)

Cygnet West

Nominated by Cygnet West

Tory Packer is Partner and Co-Head of Commercial Agency (Capital Markets) at Cygnet West. Throughout her 14-year career, exclusively dedicated to Cygnet West, Tory has established herself as a leading expert in the Perth commercial property market, having handled more than $500 million worth of property transactions.

Stephanie Petrevski

National Manager, Asset Services & Asset Manager

Charter Hall

Nominated by Charter Hall

Stephanie Petrevski is an exceptional future leader, achieving many career and personal goals including in her current national role at Charter Hall, working across 345 assets. She is an engaging, passionate leader, committed to driving business innovation and process improvements, championing team achievements and diversity, and promoting the industrial sector.

Rosemary Tran

Deputy Fund Manager - Industrial


Nominated by Lendlease

Rosemary is the Deputy Fund Manager of Lendlease’s flagship wholesale industrial fund and is responsible for over $2 billion of prime industrial property. She is also passionate about achieving diversity, equity and inclusion within the industry, with a focus on mentoring women and driving equity for cultural and racial minorities.

Jack Walters

Fund Manager - CPIF

Charter Hall

Nominated by Charter Hall

Jack Walters is an outstanding future leader, having successfully progressed his career through most facets of the property value chain. He has led more than $13bn+ of property and investment transactions and has contributed to further establishing Charter Hall’s presence overseas. Jack demonstrates exceptional drive, commitment, resilience and leadership skills.

2023 Winner

Camille Jasson

From a South African migrant who struggled to find work in the industry, 10 years later Camille is APP’s youngest Business Lead, specialising in Innovation. As Project Director she’s delivered over half a billion dollars’ worth of health projects. Her greatest passion is inspiring everyone she works with to excel.

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