Board of Directors

CFMG Capital Ltd

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SCOTT WATSON
Managing Director

Scott is a founding Director of both the residential communities development and income fund businesses of CFMG Capital.

After five years as a solicitor in private practice advising a wide range of clients including State Government departments, publicly listed and private companies, Scott joined a private development and financial services group where his responsibilities included management of the group’s legal requirements and obligations, project management and broad acre acquisitions.

From 2008, Scott has been actively involved in overseeing the governance and compliance obligations in relation to publicly syndicated land development companies.

Scott holds Bachelor degrees in Law and Accountancy, a Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning and has more than 12 years broad experience in the property development and finance industries.


Ross Stiles
Independent Director

During a career spanning more than 40 years, Ross has held a number of senior executive positions with a strong emphasis on the Financial Services sector, particularly with a Property and Real Estate background.

In 1998, Ross was a founding partner and Managing Director of ASX top 200 company Cromwell Corporation Limited (ASX Code CMW), now known as Cromwell Property Group, and managed and directed the growth of the Company, now one of Australia’s largest Real Estate Investment Trusts with a market capitalisation of more than $1.7 billion as at 31 December 2016. Apart from his role of Managing Director at Cromwell, Ross was Compliance Director and Responsible Manager for the Managed Investment Schemes the company promoted. 

Since his retirement from Cromwell in 2008, Ross has maintained his interest in property and real estate, undertaking a number of residential and industrial land developments in his own right. Ross also maintains an interest in pre-fabricated housing manufacturer and builder, Arkistruct Pty Ltd, to whom he provides consulting and advisory services.


Wayne Hamburger
Independent Director

Wayne has 18 years lending experience working with various types of loan scenarios and debt structuring. 

Wayne has held state and national manager positions with finance brokerage and property companies and has experience in corporate governance and compliance as a Responsible Manager across mortgage broking and financial planning. 

Wayne has had extensive dealings with new land estates throughout Australia.

Wayne holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Finance / Mortgage Broking Management), Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning), Advanced Diploma of Business (Accounting), Graduate Certificate in Management and Graduate Diploma of Commerce. 

He is currently studying a Master of Commerce (Financial Planning). Wayne is an MFAA Accredited Finance Broker with the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia, Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Justice of the Peace (Qualified).


CFMG Equity & Income Funds Ltd

CFMG Equity & Income Funds Ltd is a separately appointed board to the Responsible Entity of the CFMG Land & Opportunity Fund.

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Jason Matigan
Independent Director of CFMG Equity & Income Funds Ltd and CFMG Land Ltd

Jason has had a broad range of property experience across all sectors including residential, commercial, retail, industrial, rural, special purpose and mixed use. This range of experience has seen Jason and his Valuation Practice (JPM Valuers & Property Consultants) actively providing advice to the public, private and government bodies across Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Northern Territory.

Prior to Jason setting up his own valuation practice he held positions with Brisbane Real Estate specialising in site acquisition and asset realisation for receivers; and approximately 10 years with Australia’s largest valuation and advisory firm Herron Todd White Valuers.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Property), is a Certified Practicing Valuer in Queensland and New South Wales and an Associate member of the Australian Property Institute.


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Jim Frayne
Independent Director of CFMG Equity & Income Funds Ltd

Jim has over 40 years’ experience in chartered accountancy in audit and corporate services fields. 

Mr Frayne was appointed as a partner of PKF Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers (now BDO Chartered Accountants) in 1983 and from that time headed up the Audit and Assurance Division of PKF Brisbane until his retirement in June 2006. 

He is a Director of Aveo Limited and Black & White Holdings Limited. 


Barrie Adams
Independent Director of CFMG Equity & Income Funds ltd

Barrie has enjoyed his careers in the private sector and with the Commonwealth and State Governments. He commenced with the Shell Group of Companies in Brisbane then Sydney and Melbourne which culminated in his appointment as the South Pacific Audit Manager.

Barrie then returned to Brisbane where he held a number of senior positions in the Corporate Affairs Office, including in 1989, his appointment as Director, Corporate Development and Operations.

He was appointed as Queensland’s first Regional Commissioner of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in January 1991 until March 2000. In January 2000, he was awarded the Public Service Medal for outstanding public service as Regional Commissioner in Queensland.

Barrie has been an active member of CPA Australia and was a Director on the Board of CPA Australia for 3 years. Since leaving ASIC, he has held board positions on listed and unlisted public companies and not for profit companies. He continues to hold board positions. Barrie is the Chairman of three Compliance Committees and still chairs an Audit & Risk Committees.

Barrie delivers presentations on Corporate Governance and Ethics and Risk Management, Directors’ Duties and Corporate Social Responsibility.