Russell Proutt

CEO & Managing Director

Russell has over 30 years' of global leadership experience with a breadth of knowledge from commercial property markets, infrastructure and private equity. Russell has held several leadership positions with market leading funds management platforms, and brings experience in investment management as well as extensive merger and acquisition, capital markets, corporate transaction and financing capabilities across global markets.  
As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director, Russell has responsibility for the overall management of GPT, including the development and implementation of GPT’s strategic objectives.

Most recently, Russell was the Chief Financial Officer of Charter Hall Group. Prior to this he was with Brookfield Asset Management as a Managing Partner based in Canada and, more recently, Australia, where he worked in the property and infrastructure sectors throughout the Asian region. Russell also spent 15 years in investment banking and the financial services sector in North America. 

Russell holds a Bachelor of Commerce, is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Chartered Business Valuator. Russell is a Director of the Property Council of Australia and a member of the Property Champions of Change.

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