Champion

Steve Leigh

Managing Director Global Real Estate

QIC

Steve Leigh joined the Property Male Champions of Change group in 2015.

Steven joined QIC in 1991 and was instrumental in the acquisition and development of the current portfolio of properties. He has had significant experience in the wholesale funds management business through various market cycles and conditions and a strong background in retail, commercial and industrial property with a particular focus on shopping centre acquisitions and redevelopments. When he left QIC in 2009 he was the Deputy Head of Global Real Estate and had direct responsibility for all Australian real estate funds management and all QIC real estate operations.

Steven joined Trinity Limited in February 2009 and was appointed Managing Director in September 2009 and subsequently, the Chief Executive Officer of the wholesale unlisted funds management business.  In July 2011 global fund manager LaSalle Investment Management purchased Trinity Funds Management to create its first Australian platform.  Steven held the role of Head of Australia for LaSalle Investment Management until July 2012. 

Steven re-joined QIC as Managing Director QIC Global Real Estate in August 2012. Steven is a certified practising valuer and is a graduate of the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology in the disciplines of real estate valuation and project management.