Board of Directors

Shaun Bonétt
Managing Director

Shaun Bonétt founded Precision Group in 1994 and is principally responsible for the strategic direction of Precision in addition to playing an active role in the purchase, finance and development of all the Group’s commercial property transactions across all sectors. Shaun’s foresight has been integral to Precision’s most successful projects including: 1. the acquisition of the Adelaide Central Plaza development project (the first David Jones anchored CBD shopping centre) from David Jones, at a time when David Jones’ share price was 98 cents and no one wished to take the project on; and 2. the swap transaction that led Precision to acquire MacArthur Central, at the time the largest ever commercial property swap to be undertaken in Australia. In addition, Shaun has made a number of successful equity investments, including in the early development stages of ASX Listed company iSelect Limited in which Shaun also serves as a Director and in Litigation Lending Services Limited in which Shaun acts as Chairman. Shaun holds a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Jurisprudence), Bachelor of Law and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Adelaide. Prior to founding Precision, Shaun held corporate advisory roles in property and property taxation. Shaun is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation, and of the President’s Council of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Shaun is a Director of the Chinese Language and Culture Education Foundation of Australia Limited and founder of his own charity the Heartfelt Foundation.

Jim Hazel
Non-Executive Chairman

Jim is a prominent Australian company director with significant banking experience and knowledge of the banking industry. He is a non-executive director of Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Ltd (ASX listed), Centrex Metals Limited (ASX listed), Impedimed Limited (ASX listed), Rural Bank Limited, Motor Accident Commission, as well as a number of unlisted companies and not for profit enterprises.

Jim was Managing Director of Primelife Corporation Limited (ASX listed), and oversaw its reconstruction and recapitalisation.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Steve Bonétt
Executive Director

Steve is actively involved in all aspects of Precision’s business.

Steve is a company director and corporate lawyer who brings considerable commercial, legal, corporate governance, M&A and finance experience to the Board with over 20 years experience. He has practised as a partner of Finlaysons Lawyers and at Allen Allen & Hemsley where he led numerous national and international transactions and is a consultant to HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.

He has also been a Director of Terramin Australia Limited (and its local and overseas subsidiaries), an ASX listed company and has guided that company from its ASX listing through its growth and portfolio development in Australia and overseas.

Steve has also served on boards of not for profit organisations, including most recently The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Research Foundation. Steve holds degrees in Commerce (Hons) and Law (Hons) from the University of Adelaide and is Fellow to the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and an active member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association.

Dr. Danhan Huang
Non-Executive Director

Dr Danhan Huang provides the Board with significant expertise and experience in financial services, investment strategies, corporate governance and risk management gained at both a domestic and international level. She is fluent in English, French and Chinese.

Danhan is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) for Shenwan Hongyuan Group who are one of China’s leading investment banks. She is also an INED for DBS (China) under DBS Group with headquarters in Singapore. Previously, she served as an INED for the Bank of China (2007-2013) and was the Key Expert in Trade in Services to the EU-China Trade Project (2004-2016). Danhan was also nominated by the People’s Bank of China and served as the Board Director for the West African Development Bank (2007-2016).

Danhan graduated from the Law School of the University of Strasbourg, France with a State Doctor’s degree in law in 1987, being the first Peoples Republic of China national to receive this prestigious degree. Since returning to China in 1987, she has worked successively in the Ministry of Commerce, universities, law firms, state-owned foreign trade companies and financial institutions, including terms as General Manager of the Legal Department of the China Construction Bank and General Counsel of China Galaxy Securities Company Limited.

Greg Hayes
Non-Executive Director

Greg Hayes is an experienced senior executive and director having worked across a range of industries including property, infrastructure, energy and logistics. Greg brings to the Board skills and experience in the areas of strategy, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic risk management, in particular in listed companies with global operations. He is currently also a member of the board of Incitec Pivot Limited and The Star Entertainment Group Ltd.

Greg was previously Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Brambles Limited, Chief Executive Officer & Group Managing Director of Tenix Pty Ltd, Chief Financial Officer and later interim CEO of the Australian Gaslight Company (AGL), CFO Australia and New Zealand of Westfield Holdings, and Executive General Manager, Finance of Southcorp Limited.

Greg holds a Master of Applied Finance, a Graduate Diploma in Accounting, a Bachelor of Arts, completed an Advanced Management Programme (Harvard Business School, Massachusetts) and is a Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Geoffrey Tauber
Non-Executive Director

Geoffrey has over 25 years expertise in property finance and extremely strong business credential accrued over many years.

Through Geoffrey's careful direction, his family's business, Playcorp, became the largest wholesale toy company in Australia before being sold to the Coles Group (now Wesfarmers) at which time Geoffrey became the investment manager for his family's private group of companies.

Geoffrey Tauber holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Psychology) from Melbourne University and a Bachelor of Social Work from Latrobe University.