Three new individuals have joined the ranks of Property Council life member due to their decades of service to the development industry.
Having said these leaders in their own right ‘have demonstrated a willingness to be visionary agents of change in the industry’, Property Council Chief Executive Ken Morrison bestowed the title to Carol Schwartz, Greg Paramor and Victor Hoog Antink.
Mr Morrison highlighted to the Australian Financial Review the work of Mr Paramor and Mr Hoog Antink in building the Property Industry Foundation, and Ms Schwartz's role in driving the industry's diversity agenda.
Ms Schwartz has been Victoria’s first woman president for the Property Council both in 1994-96, and then again nationally from 1999-2001.
She became the inaugural convenor of the Property Male Champions of Change in 2015 and is now an inductee of the Property Council Hall of Fame.
Greg Paramor is currently the managing director of listed developer and fund manager Folkestone. He was a founding member of the Property Industry Foundation and created the Greg Paramor Scholarship Program to further the Foundation's focus on helping young people off the streets and into jobs.
He was the national president of the Property Council in 2001-03, and served for two years as NSW President and chair of the Capital Markets Leaders Summit.
Victor Hoog Antink served the Property Industry Foundation, both as a long servicing director and national chair. He was the national president of the Property Council in 2005-2007 and in 2009.
The former chief executive of the DEXUS Property Group, Victor is currently director of Sands China and chairman of the Board of Advisors to the Bond Business School.
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