“Pictured: Carmel Hourigan, Global Head of Real Estate, AMP Capital”

AMP Capital has announced a number of appointments across its Real Estate business as it gears up for its next phase of growth.  The appointments span retail, office and research. 

According to AMP Capital Global Head of Real Estate Carmel Hourigan: “These appointments demonstrate the continued momentum behind our business and position the team well to deliver on our strategy.”

Ms Hourigan added: “It is really pleasing to see the calibre of talent that we are attracting to our business.  Building on the existing depth of our capability, we are ensuring diversity of thought across the entire real estate experience for the benefit of our diverse client base, our tenant customers and our partners.” 

The appointments listed below ensure a strong focus in investment management and driving value for investors:

Head of Retail Management, Shopping Centres, Justine Hughes
Ms Hughes will commence on 14 August.  Reporting to Mark Kirkland, Managing Director, Shopping Centres, Ms Hughes will be responsible for property management and operational leasing, along with full end-to-end accountability for all aspects of asset performance, lease administration and tenancy design and delivery.

Ms Hughes joins AMP Capital from Mirvac where as General Manager, Retail she held a broad remit across leasing, operations, marketing, tenancy delivery and lease administration.

Head of Leasing – Office, Hamish Stuart
Mr Stuart joins AMP Capital on 28 August from EG Funds where he was Head of Office Asset Management.  He will be responsible for managing major customer relationships and driving the asset management and leasing strategies to meet the needs of each fund across the AMP Capital office portfolio.

Mr Stuart brings with him 16 years’ experience in real estate across the full investment life cycle covering all major asset classes throughout Australia, the Middle East, South East Asia and Africa. 

Head of Research, Real Estate, Luke Dixon
Mr Dixon joined AMP Capital on 18 July to lead a centralised real estate research capability, including investment strategy and retail research.  Reporting to Chief Operating Officer, Real Estate, Louise Mason, Mr Dixon is responsible for driving AMP Capital Real Estate’s thought leadership agenda and providing insights to clients, partners and the market. 

Mr Dixon joined AMP Capital from RF Capital where he led the research on its global real estate strategy covering debt, capital, real asset and technology markets.