Our Business

Our Leadership Team

South Haven Group is run and led by people who know and are passionate about property. With a wealth of expertise and strong experience across property and investment, the Leadership Team takes a hands-on approach – supported by employees across the organisation – to delivering and maximising outcomes for all stakeholders.

Ian Pratt

Chief Executive Officer

Ian Pratt is a joint founder and current Chief Executive Officer of South Haven Group. With a significant background in business, finance, real estate and development, Ian provides strong leadership and governance of South Haven Group.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Business Accounting and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a member of Institute of Public Accountants, a Registered Building Practitioner, and a member of the Family Business Association.

Michael Carnell

Director of Investment

Michael Carnell is South Haven's Director of Investment. With significant experience in all aspects of real estate investment, development, asset management, construction and business administration, Michael has played an integral role in South Haven’s successful expansion since joining as a Director in 2001.

Michael is responsible for South Haven’s investment strategy, acquisitions/management/disposals, investor relations and major negotiations.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Building Construction Management (1st Class Hons.) and is both a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Commercial Building Practitioner and Domestic Building Practitioner.

Lee Settle

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Lee is South Haven Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. He is a chartered accountant and holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma in Company Secretarial Practice and Certificate IV in Building Construction.

Lee has over 15 years' post qualification experience gained in privately owned and publicly listed companies in UK and Australia.

He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia as well as the Governance Institute of Australia.

Jonathan Mott

Director of Development

Jonathan joined South Haven Group in February 2015 from his previous role as Development Manager at Federation Centres. Jonathan has 20 years’ experience in development, construction and project management. Since completing a Bachelor of Construction Management (Economics) at RMIT, Jonathan has worked for Mirvac, Brookfield Multiplex, Stockland and Federation Centres in Melbourne and Sydney.

In his role as a senior executive at South Haven Group and member of the Leadership Team, Jonathan is focused on the identification of new development opportunities and the management of those projects throughout each phase of delivery including sales, marketing, construction, finance and settlement.

Rebecca Lui

General Manager of People and Performance

Rebecca joined South Haven Group in 2015 with a background in the executive recruitment and real estate industries.
 
In her role as part of the Leadership Team at South Haven Group, Rebecca leads the group’s Corporate Services Team with a strong focus on people and culture, innovation and technology as well as brand and marketing.
 
Rebecca holds qualifications in Human Resources as well as Business Management and is an active member and certified practitioner through the Australian Human Resources Institute.

David Swann

Director of Construction and Maintenance

David joined South Haven Group in November 2016 from his previous role as Project Director overseeing the design and construction of luxury apartment developments. David has over 25 years’ experience in the development and construction industries, having previously spent many years working for Abigroup Contractors.

In his role as a member of the Leadership Team, David is responsible for the construction and delivery of projects.

David holds a Diploma of Building Construction and is a registered Domestic and Commercial Building Practitioner.