Gavin Lechem

Executive General Manager - Corporate Development

Gavin joined Abacus Property Group in 2010 as Director Specialised Capital and has been responsible for over $2bn of transactions with global institutional capital partners. Prior to Abacus, Gavin spent over 10 years at Macquarie Group Limited. A Division Director in Macquarie Capital Advisers he was responsible for the initiation and management of a range of significant real estate investment banking transactions including principal and advisory, as well as the development of a number of new products including wholesale opportunity funds.

Gavin heads the Corporate Development business unit, created to enable centralised end to end oversight of all Abacus investments, asset development and management. Gavin has accountability for Third Party Capital, Capital Transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, New Business Development and Special Projects. Gavin is a member of the Abacus Investment Committee.