Vanessa Orth is Head of Retail for The GPT Group responsible for investment management, asset management and development decisions on the GPT Retail portfolio including investment performance and operational management of the Group’s shopping centre assets.
Previously, Vanessa was GPT’s Head of Asset Management, Retail, responsible for the asset management of shopping centres across both The GPT Group and GPT Wholesale Shopping Centre Fund. Prior to GPT, Vanessa worked with Lendlease and JLL Australia (Jones Lang La Salle) and has over 15 years of experience in the property industry.
Vanessa undertook a Bachelor of Applied Science, Land Economics, from the University of Technology Sydney and an executive MBA program at the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Vanessa has taken a highly visible role championing gender equality as a member of GPT’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, and plays a major part in the development and review of GPT’s diversity and inclusion strategies, targets and initiatives. She is a mentor for the Property Council of Australia’s Women in Property Mentoring Program and actively supports the Women@GPT program.