About Us Our Board
Chairman and Managing Director
Brian was appointed Managing Director and Director in 1987 and on 8 July 2010 Chairman of the Board at PAYCE Consolidated Limited. Prior to this appointment, Brian was a Director and major shareholder in Paynter Dixon, a construction company with 100 years of experience. He was also a former Director of Santa Sabina College in Sydney, where he held the position of Chairman of their property committee.
Brian has been involved in the property development industry for over 35 years, with extensive experience in commercial, residential, mixed use and industrial property transactions and development.
His in-depth industry knowledge and business acumen, as well as management experience, is used to enhance every transaction that PAYCE is involved in.
Chris Gabriel was appointed as a Non-Executive Independent Director on 8 July 2010. Chris brings substantial knowledge to the Board from over 30 years of advisory, accounting and tax experience to mid-tier businesses across a broad spectrum of industries. Chris has been a Fellow with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia since 1973, has been a principal in practice since 1976 and is a registered company auditor.
Chris is a member of the Audit Committee.
Mark Morgan was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in May 2018. He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales in 1980. Mark has managed numerous large-scale property development projects in Australia, a number of these were PAYCE projects.
Mark completed his law degree and an arts degree majoring in economics at the University of New South Wales in 1977. He was awarded a Japanese Department of Education (Monbusho) Scholarship in 1977 and studied post-graduate economics at Hokkaido University, Japan, from 1978 until 1980.
Mark retired as a partner of Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2017 and he remains a consultant to that firm.
Roger Short was appointed a Director in 1996. He practised as a lawyer for over 33 years involved in large scale property development projects and commercial and public infrastructure, retiring from practice with McCullough Robertson in 2005. He has been a director of public companies for more than 26 years and continues to be involved in company governance in the construction and infrastructure industries. During the past 5 years, Roger has also served as a director of Sedgman Limited.
Roger is a member of the Audit Committee.
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Brian has over 25 years of experience in finance, corporate finance and operations from senior roles in listed and unlisted businesses in South Africa and Australia.
Brian holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Accounting (Cum Laude) degrees from the University of Witwatersrand and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia. Brian is also an independent director of ASX listed childcare operator G8 Education Limited.