The Haben Property Fund team has been carefully built up over time to provide the full suite of services required to effectively manage properties in-house. The team consists of asset, centre, development and facilities management, leasing, marketing, accounts and general administration.
The team is headed up by its two principals, Harold and Ben Finger. Together, the principals bring property experience and skills which include investment, development, management and finance.
Director - Retail
Melissa has over 25 years’ experience working across a range of property sectors. Prior to joining Haben Property Fund, Melissa was a Director of MAK Property Advisors consulting in the property and funds management sector. She has held senior management and executive positions within the retail and funds management sectors including as Fund Manager with SCA Property Group and Group Property Operations Manager and Group Manager Asset Services Group with Woolworths Group. Melissa has held senior roles with both private and public sector companies and management positions in both Commonwealth and State Government property departments. Melissa has extensive experience in property investment, capital transactions, retail planning, acquisition, leasing and property management. Melissa has worked with both retail and wholesale investors and was a Responsible Manager on the SCA Property Group AFS Licence.
Melissa serves on the national executive of the Property Funds Association and the retail committee of the Property Council of Australia, where she is also an active participant in the Property Council Academy, presenting and assessing in retail property and investment finance courses.
Melissa has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Land Economics) from the University of Technology, Sydney and is a licenced real estate agent. She is a member of the Real Estate Institute and Australian Institute of Company Directors.