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John Thomas

John (JT) Thomas

Chairman, Yarmouth Advisory Board

JT has been involved in the banking and finance industry for over 42 years. For the past 35 years JT has been a professional fund manager specialising in cash, mortgage and real estate trusts predominantly at CEO and board levels.

Between the mid 1980's and early 2000's JT grew and managed the Howard Challenger mortgage trust which totalled $2.6 billion of mortgages under management at its height. In 1996 JT was also instrumental in setting up the Property Trust division of the then Howard Group and since that time has been involved with purchasing and managing over 30 properties including retail and office assets. In 2004 JT established the Mariner Mortgage Trust and within three years had grown its mortgages under management to $190 million.

JT is a former Chairman of the Investment and Financial Services Association (now Financial Services Council) mortgage trust working group which represented Members' funds under management of over $25 billion. JT has also provided industry advice to both of Australia's main financial regulatory bodies, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) on funds management issues.

JT is currently a Responsible Manager for three Australian Financial Services licensees and was also an independent Compliance Committee member for a mortgage funds management company.

JT holds a Diploma of Banking and Finance from the Australian Institute of Financial Services and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.