Andrew WhitsonGroup Executive & CEO – Residential, Stockland
Andrew Whitson was appointed Group Executive and CEO of Stockland’s residential business in June 2013. Stockland is Australia’s largest residential developer, with a strong focus on delivering affordable, liveable communities and a pipeline of 72,600 future lots with an end value of almost $18.2 billion.
He has an extensive background in residential property development and investment both in Australia and overseas.
Andrew joined Stockland in early 2008 as Regional Manager for Greater Brisbane and Far North Queensland. He was appointed General Manager Residential, Victoria in July 2009 and in November 2012, his role expanded to include New South Wales.
Andrew began his career in the construction industry before joining Springfield Land Corporation in Queensland. He was promoted to the role of General Manager Residential in 2005 where he led the company’s residential development business.
From 2010, Andrew served as Vice President of the Property Council in Victoria for two years, and was recently appointed as Chair of the Residential Development Council of Australia, and as Board Director of the Property Council of Australia and the Green Building Council of Australia.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Adelaide.