John McCarthy, AO

Non-Executive Chairman

John joined Village Building Co.’s Board of Directors in February 2005.

John is widely recognised as an industry leader. He has significant breadth of experience across various commercial and industry disciplines. John enjoys a close working relationship with major banks, superannuation funds, institutional investors, financiers and senior professionals and property analysts, as well as many industry bodies. He was awarded the Order of Australia in 2009.

He served as the Inaugural Chair of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council. He is Australia’s first representative on the International Board of the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, and in 2010 was appointed its Chairman. He is a past National President of the Property Council of Australia.
John works out of Sydney as a Non-Executive Chairman of AEH Property Ltd, as well as undertaking a number of governance positions.