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.
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 B.Com, CA (SA)
Mark Jewell was appointed to the Board on 28 November 2013. Mark is a senior property executive with over 25 years’ experience in the Australian development industry, including land estates and medium density housing.
Craig Treasure BAppSc (Surveying)
Craig was appointed to the Board on 17 February 2012 and as CEO and Managing Director on 5 October 2012.
Craig has over 30 years experience in property development, specifically in land, housing and apartment development along the eastern seaboard of Australia. Craig holds a Bachelor of Applied Surveying and is also a Licensed Surveyor and a member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia.
David Rennick BEc LLB
David Rennick was appointed to the Board on 1 September 2014. He is recognised as one of Victoria’s leading legal experts in the property sector, bringing over 25 years of experience and having acted for leading developers and institutions as principal legal advisor on property and business strategies.
David is currently Head of Strategy 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. His area of practice in property includes; master planned community projects, property development, corporate real estate, institutional property and retail centre developments and leasing.
Donna Hardman B.Com, MBA, FAMI, GAICD
Donna Hardman was appointed to the Board on 17 February 2016. With a strong human capital focus and risk management mindset, Donna is also Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee, and a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.
Donna’s professional experience spans 25 years in senior executive and director-level roles, particularly within the international financial services sector, and as a business and IT consultant. Donna’s strengths include formulation and implementation of strategy and organisational change leadership. 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.
Villa World Management Team
The delivery of complete master planned communities across the east coast of Australia requires an experienced team with a diverse set of skills and capabilities. The Villa World management team has a proven track record of delivering outcomes that exceed expectations for our customers, our partners and our shareholders.
Michael joined Villa World in 2007 and is an experienced property executive with a legal background.
Having worked as a lawyer and then moving into development financing roles prior to joining Villa World, he developed an in-depth understanding of residential property development. At Villa World he has previously held the roles of Development Manager, National Acquisitions Manager, Queensland State Manager and now he is the General Manager - Operations, where he will oversee operations in all states.
Leanne is the Organisational Development Manager for Villa World, responsible for the Human Resource functions, with more than 18 years’ experience within the property development and real estate industries.
Leanne has additional expertise in IT and business systems management having overseen these areas of corporate services for over 15 years.
Leanne’s role as the Organisational Development Manager is to act as liaison and advisor to the leadership team, as well as facilitate the development and integration of human resource and technology capabilities, to assist in delivering strategic business goals and operational objectives.
Brett enjoyed a long career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he provided specialist audit, accountancy, governance, due diligence and business advisory services to private and public sector clients.
Between retiring as a senior partner at PwC in October 2012 and joining Villa World, Brett has held board/committee and advisory positions with a number of organisations including the Heart Foundation of Australia, University of Southern Queensland and several property groups.
Brett was appointed Acting Chief Financial Officer on 3 July 2017.
Brad joined the Villa World team as General Counsel in October 2012. Brad's legal career spans almost 30 years, much of which was spent in private practice specialising in property law.
He was a senior partner of a leading Queensland property firm, where he advised domestic and international developers on major acquisitions and disposals, master-planned residential communities and mixed-use projects.
Robyn joined Villa World after working for Sunland Group where she developed, directed and managed the national and international sales strategies.
Robyn has been in the industry for over 20 years. Her experience includes working as an independent real-estate agent, project marketing and corporate management for property developers in domestic and international markets.