Brendan was appointed as NHFIC Board Chair in July 2018. He brings to NHFIC extensive property industry expertise, including 17 years as the Managing Director of Australand Property Group from 1990 to 2007, followed by 10 years as Chairman of Western Sydney Parklands Trust. Brendan is also currently a director of Brickworks Limited and Dennis Family Holdings. Most recently Brendan retired as director of General Property Trust and the Macquarie University Council.
Brendan holds Post Graduate Diplomas in Town and Country Planning (Queensland Institute of Technology) and Business Administration (Macquarie University). He has completed the Advanced Management Programme at the International Institute for Management Development Business School and the Strategic Use of Information Technology Programme at Stanford University.