Directors & Senior Executives

Seph Glew

Non-Executive Chairman

Seph has worked in the commercial property industry in New Zealand, the USA and Australia and has driven large scale property development and financial structuring for real estate for over 40 years. In addition, since the early 1990s Seph has run many “turn-around” processes in relation to distressed properties and property structures for both private and institutional property owners.

While working for the Housing Corporation of New Zealand and then AMP, Seph qualified as a registered valuer and holds a Bachelor of Commerce. In the 1980s he served as an Executive Director with New Zealand based property group Chase Corporation and as a Non-Executive Director with a number of other listed companies in New Zealand and Australia.

Tim Brown

Joint Managing Director & CFO

Tim is Joint Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer for the BlackWall Group and its funds. Tim joined the Group in 2008 as Financial Controller and became Chief Financial Officer in 2009. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia. With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services and property industries, he started his career with Deloitte and joined Lend Lease Corporation in 2002. Tim is also on the board of Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club and Coogee Boys’ Preparatory School.

Jessie Glew

Joint Managing Director & COO

Jessie is Joint Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of BlackWall Limited and its funds. Jessie has been with BlackWall since early 2011. Prior to her appointment as Joint Managing Director, Jessie was General Manager of Property at BlackWall. She has a Bachelor of International Communication from Macquarie University and finalising a Bachelor of Property Economics at the University of Technology Sydney.

Stuart Brown

Non-Executive Director, BlackWall
Managing Director, WOTSO


Stuart has been involved in property investment for over 20 years. Stuart has run debt and equity raising in relation to listed and unlisted real estate structures with over a half a billion dollars in value.
In his earlier career, Stuart practised as a solicitor in the areas of real estate, mergers and acquisitions and corporate advisory with Mallesons and Gilbert + Tobin. Stuart is also an independent Director of Coogee Boys’ Preparatory School and Randwick District Rugby Union Football Club.

Richard Hill

Non-Executive Director

Richard Hill has extensive investment banking experience and was the founding partner of the corporate advisory firm Hill Young & Associates. Richard has invested in BlackWall’s projects since the early 1990s. Prior to forming Hill Young, Richard held a number of Senior Executive positions in Hong Kong and New York with HSBC. He was admitted as an attorney in New York State and was registered by the US Securities & Exchange Commission and the Ontario Securities Commission. Richard is Chairman of the Westmead Institute for Medical Research. In the last three years, Richard has served as a director (Chairman) of Sirtex Medical Limited (Sirtex), listed on ASX. Richard retired as director of Sirtex on 28 October 2017.

Robin Tedder

Non-Executive Director

Robin began his career on the dealing desk of a merchant bank in 1976. In 1981 he founded Hatmax Capital Markets which grew rapidly through organic development and merger with Australian Gilt Securities in 1988, such that by the time he departed after 14 years as CEO in 1995, over 80 people were employed across debt capital markets, both the Sydney Futures Exchange and ASX, in asset management and corporate finance. In 1995 Robin established Vintage Capital which became an active investor in funds management, commercial property, retailing, healthcare and logistics. He has been an investor in Blackwall projects since 1997, is a former member of ASX, and has served on various boards of both listed and private companies since 1984. He is the Chairman of Blackwall’s Board Audit Committee.