The Property Funds Association of Australia (PFA) has appointed Charter Hall’s Steven Bennett as president of its National Executive Committee.
Bennett would be taking over the role from Mark Pratt, executive general manager of property at Australian Unity. Andrew Cannane, executive director at Evans Dixon, was also elected as the committee’s new vice president.
Paul Healy, chief executive officer for PFA, said Bennett and Cannane would be part of the committee that represents the decision-making body of the association.
“Both Steven and Andrew are regarded as experienced direct property professionals in the commercial property space and we look forward to their insights and contribution in growing investor awareness around the direct property sector,” Healy said.
The PFA was the peak industry body representing the Australian unlisted direct property funds sector.