Villa World Board of Directors

Villa World’s board boasts a shared vision for success through property for all our stakeholders. The board is comprised of an eclectic group of multi-talented leaders from a broad range of industry sectors, with extensive industry knowledge and experience in property development, financial services and organisational management.

Mark Jewell

Mark Jewell BCom CA (SA), GAICD

Chairman

Mark was appointed to the Board on 28 November 2013. With over 30 years’ experience Mark is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected property industry directors and over his career has held a number of senior executive positions and directorships in listed Australian property companies. His experience as an executive covers the full breadth of property development from land subdivisions to large scale iconic apartment buildings and shopping centres.

As a non-executive director and chairman his expertise lies in corporate strategy, culture, capital management and a strong focus on risk and governance. He has held a number of directorships and senior positions with ASX listed development companies. Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Chartered Accountant (South Africa) qualification.

David Rennick

David Rennick BEc, LLB

Non-executive Director

David was appointed to the Board on 1 September 2014. David is an independent director and senior Melbourne based lawyer with nearly three decades experience in the property industry, having acted for leading developers and institutions as principal legal advisor and on property and business strategy. His area of practice in property includes master planned community projects, property development, corporate real estate, institutional property and retail centre developments and leasing.

He is currently a Partner and Head of Australia, for international law firm Pinsent Masons. Prior to that role, he was a property partner and then CEO of national law firm Maddocks where he was responsible for leadership, client and people strategies and management.

Donna Hardman

Donna Hardman MBA, BCom, GAICD, FAMI

Non-executive Director

Donna was appointed to the Board on 17 February 2016. Donna brings a broad skill set and strategic acumen which has been gained through 25 years in senior executive and director level roles, particularly within the international financial services sector.

Donna has a strong human capital focus and risk management mindset and her professional experience includes both senior executive and consultancy roles as a business and IT strategist. Today in both Non-Executive Director and Principal Consultant roles, Donna helps organisations to meet some of today’s most complex challenges, leading organisational change, business transformation and digital disruption.

Donna has strong professional, government and community links and well-established networks in relevant sectors and industry groups. She consults on enhancing board performance and building businesses that are both disruptive and commercially compelling. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Merit) from UNSW, a Masters of Business Administration from the MGSM, is a fellow of the Australasian Mutuals Institute and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Lisa MacCallum

Lisa MacCallum BA, B.com, CA

Non-executive Director

Lisa was appointed to the Board on 15 August 2018. Lisa is founder of Inspired Companies, a brand strategy and purposeful business focused enterprise.  She began her professional life in Accounting, Finance and Consulting with KPMG in Australia and the USA. Lisa enjoyed a long career at NIKE Inc (2001-2014) based in the USA, serving on the executive leadership team in commercial and brand strategy roles and as Vice President of NIKE’s Corporate Philanthropy and Global Community Investments.

Prior to joining NIKE, Lisa co-founded a Tokyo-based multi-media and executive education company, Business Breakthrough, Inc. Lisa is a Board Committee member of British Telecom PLC and Special Advisor to British Telecom’s global “Purposeful business” strategy.  She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and Advisory Board member; Founding Chair of the World Sporting Goods Industry’s Physical Activity Committee; and non-executive director of Bond University Limited.

Craig Treasure

Craig Treasure BASc (Surveying) (QUT), FDIA

CEO and Managing Director

Craig was appointed to the Board on 17 February 2012 and as CEO and Managing Director on 5 October 2012.  Craig has more than 30 years’ experience in property development, specifically in the residential land and housing sectors along the eastern seaboard of Australia. As a licensed surveyor and licenced property developer Craig has previously held a number of senior executive roles and directorships within the property industry. His experience is both as a business proprietor and at an executive level with publicly listed entities.

As Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Craig has been responsible for guiding the Company’s growth over recent years. In leading an integrated property company Craig displays strong skills in managing challenging projects with a strong focus on the customers, people and culture of the Company. In 2016 Craig completed a high performance leadership program with Oxford University.  Craig holds a Bachelor of Applied Surveying and is also a Licensed Surveyor and a member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia.