The Elanor Team

Glen Willis    Glenn Willis

Glenn has extensive industry knowledge with over 25 years' experience in the Australian and international capital markets.

Glenn was most recently co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Moss Capital. Prior to Moss Capital, Glenn co-founded Grange Securities and led the team in his role as Managing Director and CEO. Grange Securities was a pre-eminent Australian owned investment bank with businesses in fixed income, equities, corporate finance and funds management. Grange Securities grew to be Australia's major independent fixed income house.

After 12 years of growth, Grange Securities, a business with approximately 150 personnel, was acquired by Lehman Brothers International in 2007, as the platform for Lehman's Australian investment banking and funds management operations. Glenn was appointed Managing Director and Country Head in March 2007. In 2008, Glenn was appointed executive Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Australia.

Glenn previously held senior positions at Fay Richwhite and Challenge Bank.

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Marianne Ossovani    Marianne Ossovani
Chief Investment Officer and Head of Hotels, Tourism and Leisure

Marianne has over 22 years' experience in the real estate, financial services and hotel, tourism and leisure sectors. Marianne has substantial experience in asset financing and risk management in financial services; and also has significant experience in the tourism and leisure industry, particularly in the accommodation sector.

Marianne most recently held the position of Executive Director, Hotels, Tourism & Leisure for Moss Capital, leading the firm's investment activities across this sector. Prior to joining Moss Capital, Marianne held senior positions within the Asia Pacific business of Wyndham Worldwide, a globally pre-eminent hospitality group, and headed the Consumer Finance Division for Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific.

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Michael Baliva    Michael Baliva
Co-Head of Real Estate

Michael has 23 years' experience in the Australian and international real estate and finance industries, including eight years as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young, specialising in providing services to the real estate funds management industry.

Michael has an extensive track record in Investment Manager, Fund Manager, and Chief Investment Officer roles, with substantial achievements in building real estate investment and asset management platforms.

Michael most recently held the position of Executive Director, Real Estate for Moss Capital.

Prior to joining Moss Capital, Michael was Centro Properties' Chief Investment Officer responsible for its national US investment/asset management capability, comprising 350 people managing 235 properties valued at US$6.4 billion.

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David Burgess    David Burgess
Co-Head of Real Estate

David has more than 20 years' experience in property and equity markets, most recently as the Head of Investment, Office and Logistics at GPT.

David's focus is on building out Elanor's commercial real estate investment and asset management platforms.

Having previously managed over $5 billion in balance sheet assets, David plays a key role in the growth of the Elanor business.

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Paul Siviour    Paul Siviour

Paul has over 25 years experience in senior roles in financial services, investment banking and corporate finance. Paul most recently was Oceania Leader of Banking and Capital Markets and a partner in the Financial Services practise at EY. Prior to that he held a number of positions at Investec Bank (Australia) Limited, including Co-Head of the Private Bank and Senior Mergers & Acquisitions Adviser. Previously Paul was a partner of EY in the Corporate Finance practise for 11 years. Paul also served as a member of the Board of Partners of EY Australia for a period of 6 years.

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Symon Simmons    Symon Simmons
Chief Financial Officer

Symon has over 19 years' business management experience, most recently as Chief Operating Officer at Moss Capital where he was responsible for the firm's Finance, Corporate, Human Resources, Legal and Administration functions.

Prior to Moss Capital, Symon worked at global accounting firm Ernst & Young where he gained experience across a range of businesses and transactions.

Symon has played a key role in a number of corporate transactions, including equity sell-downs, restructures and leveraged buy outs.

Symon is chairman of a social enterprise, Global Ethics Australia, and chairman and founder of The One Foundation Australia, which supports essential infrastructure projects in some of the world's poorest nations in Africa and Asia.

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Robert Bishop    Robert Bishop
Responsible Manager, Chair of the Compliance Committee

Robert has over 30 years' experience in corporate finance, firstly in law at Linklaters & Paines, London (1982 - 1986) and Allen, Allen & Hemsley, Sydney (1986 - 1987) and then as a stockbroker and investment banker at Ord Minnett Corporate Finance, Sydney (1987 - 1995), Robert Fleming & Co, London (1995 - 1996) and, since 1998, at his Sydney based corporate finance business, First Capital Markets.

Robert was chairman of the Australian Barclays Bank responsible entity, Celsius Investments Australia, for five years until late 2013. He is currently on the board of listed pharmaceutical company PharmAust Limited and is a responsible manager and shareholder in Australian P2P lender RateSetter Australia. He has considerable licensing and compliance experience and is currently Chair of the compliance committees of five responsible entities.

Robert is a solicitor of the Supreme Courts of New South Wales and England & Wales.

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