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Executive Leadership Team

Executive Leadership Team

Tony Randello

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Randello was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer in December 2020. Mr Randello has over 15 years’ experience in senior roles, including finance, operations and asset management. Mr Randello is a strong advocate for the retirement living sector, serving as Division Vice President of the Retirement Living Council.

Prior to joining Aveo, Mr Randello held the position of Manager Director for the Retirement Living division of Lendlease. Prior to becoming Managing Director, he was Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, overseeing the acquisition of 23 villages and the divestment of the NZ retirement living portfolio.

Mr Randello's corporate career also includes senior finance positions at KPMG, Hertz Corporation and Melbourne IT. Mr Randello has a Bachelor of Business from RMIT and is a Chartered Accountant.

Natalie Patterson

Chief Operating Officer

Ms Patterson joined Aveo in November 2020 as Chief Operating Officer. Ms Patterson has 25 years’ experience in key roles with leading organisations including Lendlease and Delfin Limited. More recently, leading the Village Management unit of Lendlease’s Retirement Living division. Ms Patterson has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Property Economics) from Queensland University of Technology.

Gary Kordic

Head of Development

Mr Kordic joined Aveo Group in September 2011 as Executive General Manager, Developments Queensland and Victoria. Mr Kordic has been a senior property executive for many years and has extensive experience in the development, consulting and civil construction industries. Mr Kordic previously worked with Sunland Group as Australian Housing and Land Manager. Prior to that Mr Kordic was a director of a civil construction business and director of the Land Development Departments of International Consulting practices.

Joshua Little

Chief Risk Officer

Mr Little was appointed Chief Risk Officer in January 2020. Joining Aveo Group in 2014, Mr Little was responsible for establishing Aveo’s internal audit, quality and compliance, and risk functions. Mr Little has over 10 years’ experience in the governance, risk and compliance space, having held various risk and assurance roles at Qantas Airways, Woolworths Limited and Caltex Australia. Mr Little holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney, and a Master of Commerce and Graduate Certificate in Health Management from UNE, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Internal Auditors Australia

Justine Hughes

Chief Care Officer

Ms Hughes joined Aveo in February 2021 as Chief Care Officer. Ms Hughes has 25 years’ experience in the real estate sector across property, portfolio and funds management in listed and wholesale markets. Previously working in senior roles at Mirvac, AMP Capital and more recently SCA Property Group.

Ms Hughes holds a Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) and Law from The University of Sydney.

Rolanda Mitchell

Head of People & Culture

Mrs Mitchell joined Aveo Group in May 2020, as Head of People and Culture. She has over 20 years’ experience in senior leadership roles, with industry experience spanning retail, hospitality, gaming, insurance, FMCG, and most recently the early education sector. Mrs Mitchell has worked with large scale organisations such as Tabcorp, Coca Cola Amatil, and RACQ, in both metropolitan and remote regions, and has a proven track record in delivering people performance outcomes in complex regulatory environments.

Kevin Griffiths

Chief Strategy & Digital Officer

Mr Griffiths joined Aveo Group in March 2021, as Chief Strategy & Digital Officer. He has held senior executive roles spanning technology, customer service, operations and engineering. Most recently, Mr Griffiths spent 15 years in Dubai working with Emirates Airlines. Previously he has worked with Boeing, Ansett Australia, Air New Zealand and British Airways.

Mr Griffiths holds a Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering (Hons) and Master of Business Administration. He remains a Chartered Engineer (UK) and is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institute of Manager & Leaders.

Bridgid Allsopp

Ms Allsopp joined Aveo in March 2021 as Head of Marketing. Ms Allsopp has over 15 years in senior leadership roles within the retirement living sector. More recently, as an independent consultant working with leading organisations to deliver key customer focussed projects.

Ms Allsopp has a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) with Honours from RMIT University.

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