Panel Presentation

A View from the Top

A View from the Top


Join several of the region’s leading business figures in a panel discussion exploring the major factors influencing the investment, development and construction of real estate.

Bill McWilliams
Chief Investment Officer
MaxCap Group

Bill leads the national investment team for MaxCap Group in Australia and is responsible for developing investment strategy, relationship management framework and oversight of deal origination, structuring, negotiation.

MaxCap Group is one of Australia’s leading commercial real estate debt and investment specialists and has managed in excess of $14.5bn of commercial debt and structured capital.

Bill has over 20 years’ industry experience in property finance including having spent many years developing business and leading high performing teams at senior levels within National Australia Bank’s (NAB) Institutional and Business Bank.

He will join Urbanity to discuss the state of property finance, capital markets and the broader economic environment.

Judith Brinsmead
ADCO Constructions

Judith Brinsmead is chairman and owner of ADCO Constructions, one of Australia’s largest privately-owned construction companies with a $2 billion pipeline across a diverse range of sectors and geographies.

A former lawyer and partner of MinterEllison, she joined ADCO as an executive director in 1989 and has been responsible for the strategic management, continued growth and success of the company.

Judith is also owner of build-to-rent developer Arklife, a member of the board of trustees of Bond University, was instrumental in the success of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and is a current member of the Queensland Law Society and AICD.

She joins Urbanity to explore the state of construction in Australia, business leadership, future market trends and new growth opportunities.

Jason Huljich
Joint CEO
Centuria Group

Centuria Joint CEO, Jason Huljich’s, 25-year real estate career spans the commercial and industrial real estate sectors. He co-founded Centuria Capital with fellow Joint CEO, John McBain, and collectively oversees more than $20 billion of assets under management and c.350 staff throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines.

Jason is chiefly responsible for the company’s real estate portfolio and funds management operations including the listed Centuria Industrial REIT (ASX: CIP) and Centurial Office REIT (ASX: COF), as well as Centuria’s extensive range of unlisted funds across Australia and New Zealand. Since Centuria was established, Jason has been pivotal in raising over $5 billion for the listed and unlisted vehicles. He has been central to positioning Centuria as Australia’s fourth largest external manager.

He joins Urbanity to discuss the state of commercial, industrial and healthcare real estate, property investment, funds management and business leadership.

Date & Time

Thursday 04 August

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM


Main Stage