Urbis Partners endorse the appointment of Steve Tucker as new Independent Director and Chair of the Board.
Steve Tucker is an experienced Director, previously holding executive roles at many large, complex, Australian and International financial services companies. Among other roles, Steve is the Non-Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Koda Capital which is an independent partnership providing private wealth advice. While distinct to Urbis in term of service offering, Koda has various connections such as having a purpose led culture and a strong growth and entrepreneurial mindset.
Urbis Managing Partner, Tim Blythe said “Steve’s wealth of knowledge in growing business, understanding the dynamics of partnerships and strong market and business development mindset will be a welcome addition to our business.”
Our independent Directors bring the company expertise, a knowledge of strong corporate governance and risk management as well as an external perspective from their professional backgrounds and networks. Urbis has always placed a great deal of value in these roles to challenge and shape our strategy and the governance of the company.
Outgoing Independent Director and Chair of the Urbis Board Lisa Chung’s tenure will conclude at the end of 2019. In her 4-year term at Urbis Lisa has brought strong leadership and professionalism to the Board, providing us with important guidance and direction in a period of great change in the business.
“Lisa has shared countless valuable insights with our business. She has been a powerful ambassador for our initiatives and has been a willing contributor to a range of Urbis forums and client events,” Tim Blythe said.
From January 2020, the Directors of the Urbis Board will consist of:
- Steve Tucker (Chair) – Independent Director
- Michelle Tredenick – Independent Director
- Tim Blythe – Executive Director (Managing Partner)
- Matthew Cleary – Executive Director (Victorian Regional Director)
- Lloyd Elliott – Executive Director (Director Melbourne Planning)
- Clare Brown – Executive Director (Director NSW Planning)
- James Tuma – Executive Director (Group Design Director)
In addition to the above Directors: