AMP Capital has expanded its Property leadership team with the appointment of Louise Mason as Chief Operating Officer and Luke Briscoe as Managing Director, Office & Industrial. Both roles will report to AMP Capital Global Head of Property Carmel Hourigan.

Ms Mason is currently Acting Chief Operating Officer for AMP Capital’s Property business. She previously headed AMP Capital’s Office & Industrial team and is a member of the AMP Capital Property Leadership Team.

In an expanded role, Ms Mason will be responsible for managing the operations of the Property business, also leading the teams responsible for the business’ asset creation and mixed use strategies, and office development pipeline. This includes responsibility for delivering premier development opportunities for AMP Capital’s clients, including Quay Quarter Sydney.

In addition, Mr Briscoe has been appointed Managing Director of Office & Industrial, with responsibility for one of Australia’s leading commercial and industrial property portfolios. Currently Head of Asset Management for Office at Charter Hall, Mr Briscoe will oversee the delivery of investment performance for AMP Capital’s Office & Industrial’s clients. With more than 20 years in the property industry, across a range of property investment disciplines including funds management, asset management, leasing and agency experience, Mr Briscoe will bring strong expertise and intimate knowledge of the office and industrial sectors to his role.

Global Head of Property Carmel Hourigan said these appointments reflect AMP Capital’s focus on creating value for clients.

“I am very pleased to announce these key appointments to my leadership team. Both Louise and Luke are highly experienced and talented property professionals, who are focused on improving the portfolio and providing compelling investment opportunities,” Ms Hourigan said.

“I look forward to working with Louise and Luke as we continue to build strong, trusted relationships with our stakeholders and sustained investment returns for our clients.”

Ms Mason will commence her new role immediately while Mr Briscoe will join AMP Capital in the first quarter of 2016.

Biographies on Ms Mason and Mr Briscoe can be located on the attached announcement.