Our People

Advanta Property Funds provides investors with opportunities to invest in selected property development projects.

Advanta Property Funds’ directors are Peter Rawling, Pasquale Franzese and Chris Drummond.

Peter Rawling
Managing Director and Responsible Manager

Peter Rawling is primarily responsible for selecting and designing Advanta's investment opportunities. Peter is the managing director and responsible manager of Advanta Property Funds and has a background in legal services, specializing in financing and corporate areas.

Peter has experience relevant to the mortgage and securities industry going back more than 30 years. Peter has worked at director level in several proprietary companies and at principal level as a lawyer since 1982 in both large firms and as principal of his own firm. He has been involved in their strategic corporate planning. In addition to legal qualifications, Peter has a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Melbourne.

Pasquale Franzese
Director, Responsible Manager and Compliance Officer

Pasquale Franzese is Advanta Property Funds' responsible manager and compliance officer.

Pasquale has over 30 years’ experience in banking, tax effective financing, property finance, investments and management. He was previously a senior manager at National Australia Bank (NAB) where he was involved in a variety of large scale property acquisition and financing projects. Prior to joining NAB, he worked as a merchant banker for the Australian subsidiaries of Toronto Dominion Bank and Kuwait Asia Bank E.C. He is a licensed estate agent, registered tax agent and self managed superannuation fund auditor. Pasquale is also a responsible manager for the Australian Credit Licence and retail investor Australian Financial Services Licence issued of MCCA Asset Management Limited. Pasquale's qualifications include an MBA and PhD.

Chris Drummond
Non Executive Director

Chris Drummond is a a non-executive director of Advanta Property Funds.

Chris is a former senior executive of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia with more than 30 years' experience in the finance industry.