David has held senior roles relating to corporate and REIT management, real estate investment banking and fund management over a 25 year period. Most recently as President, Corporate and Strategy at LMIRT Management Ltd., the REIT Manager for Lippo Malls Indonesian Retail Trust, a listed REIT. Prior to this he was RBS Regional Head of Real Estate from 2009 to 2012 across all sectors for APAC.
From 2000 to 2009, Mr Mackey formed and managed a real estate funds management business which included roles as Executive Chairman and Chief Investment Officer claiming a #1 ranking (Morningstar) in 2007. From 1998 to 2000 he was a Director, Corporate Finance with HSBC Securities in Sydney and prior to this an institutional real estate analyst in Australia with the then #1 securities firm, McCaughan Dyson, where he attained a #2 analyst ranking as polled by Baring Securities. He subsequently became Head of Regional (Asia) Real Estate Research for top tier firms such as SG Warburg (now UBS) and Salomon Bros. (now Citigroup) in Hong Kong from 1993 to 1997.
Mr Mackey received a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Tasmania.