Grant Kelley
CEO & Managing Director
Vicinity Centres

Grant Kelley

Grant Kelley joined the Champions of Change Property Group in 2018

Grant Kelley joined Vicinity Centres in 2018 and has over 25 years of global experience in real estate investment, corporate strategy, funds management and private equity.

Grant was formerly CEO at City Developments Limited, a Singapore-based global real estate company with operations in over 20 countries. Prior to this, Grant was the Co-Head of Asia Pacific for Apollo Global Management, and also led their real estate investment activities in the region. In 2008, Grant founded Holdfast Capital Limited, an Asian-based real estate investment firm, which was acquired by Apollo in 2010. From 2004 to 2008, Grant was the CEO of Colony Capital Asia where he guided acquisition and asset management activities in Asia.

From 2002 to 2004, he was based in New York, where he was a Principal at Colony with responsibility for the identification of US and European investment opportunities.
Grant holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Adelaide, a Masters in Economic Sciences from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Grant is Chairman of Adelaide Basketball and Chairman of Holdfast Assets, a Director of the Shopping Centre Council of Australia and a Council Member of the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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Grant Kelley is a Member of the Champions of Change Property Group established in 2015 in partnership with The Property Council of Australia. The Property group brings together senior leaders across the industry’s development and construction, investment, funds management and agency sectors. The group aims to achieve greater gender equality in the property industry and to increase the number of women in leadership roles.

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