Rod leads GainingEdge’s Convention & Exhibition Centre Advisory team. His area of expertise is in the development and asset management of venues and hotels with a focus on mixed use developments.
He assists public and private sector clients with master planning, design reviews, commercial advice, operator procurement and asset management. He has advised projects with a completion value over US$ 30 billion. Having advised over 40 venues on 5 continents, Rod brings a unique global perspective.
Rod has advised venue projects in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, India, Italy, Norway, Cyprus, Serbia, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Jordan, and Mexico.
Prior to GainingEdge, Rod held senior roles at PwC and IHG® which included providing market and commercial advice on hospitality assets as well as leading development planning and asset management.
Rod is an MBA, Bachelor of Commerce, and Chartered Accountant (CA ANZ).