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MaxCap appoints new Chief Risk Officer

May 16, 2016
MaxCap welcomes Tony Woods as Chief Risk Officer


Leading Australian commercial real estate (CRE) debt investment manager MaxCap Group continues to attract top global talent.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, May 17, – MaxCap Group strengthens its operational and risk functions with key appointments in its Risk Control, Compliance and Internal Operation units.

MaxCap Investment Management, leading managers of commercial real estate debt, today announced the appointment of Mr. Tony Woods to the position of Chief Risk Officer (CRO), based in the Melbourne head office. Mr. Woods has extensive experience in the financial services and real estate industries in Australian and international markets.

In this role, Mr. Woods, will replace outgoing CRO Mr. Brett Corfield, and will assume responsibility for risk with a focus on credit policy and will monitor the risks of investments made across the firm’s investment management business including separate accounts, funds and co-investment products for its institutional and private investors.

In welcoming Mr. Woods to the team, Managing Director Mr. Wayne Lasky said “Tony’s strong institutional banking, strategic leadership skills and risk background are critically important at a time when non-bank CRE debt continues to gain global attention, and credibility as a standalone asset class within institutional portfolios.”

With this appointment, Mr. Woods will join the company’s executive management team and lead credit-risk committees and audit reviews. He will also be part of senior level discussions on ESG performance, compliance and strategy particularly with regard to risk modelling and portfolio stress testing.

“The strength of the MaxCap team is one of our key competitive distinctions. We have exceptionally capable, experienced and committed leaders throughout the organisation” Mr. Lasky added.

About Tony Woods

Tony is a risk professional with over 25 year’s executive experience at NAB and ANZ, where he built and led global risk, business and advisory functions.

He has deep property experience, having led credit and business functions responsible for the property businesses at both banks. Tony is a proven commercial deal executor, with strong credit risk acumen and knowledge of all sectors of Commercial Real Estate.

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