Senior Executives

Precision’s executive team has extensive experience in property and related industries, and understands how to develop and manage leading property assets. The combination of skills and experience in property asset management, valuation, leasing, development and marketing, together with specialist knowledge in legal, accounting and human resources makes this a dynamic and resourceful team.

Shaun Bonétt
Chief Executive Officer

Shaun founded Precision Group in 1994 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, being 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.

In addition, Shaun is a Director of iSelect ASX listed, a Director of SkyFii ASX listed, Managing Director of Lenders Direct, and the Chairman of Litigation Lending Services.

Shaun holds a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Jurisprudence), Bachelor of Law and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Adelaide and is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia. 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, a member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation, and of the President’s Council of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Shaun is also Deputy Chairman of Life Education Australia, is a Patron of The Princes Trust of Australia, a Director of the Chinese Language and Culture Education Foundation of Australia Limited and founder of his own charity the Heartfelt Foundation.

Ruth Newfield
General Counsel

Ruth has over 20 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer, both in private practice and as in-house counsel. Before joining Precision Group, Ruth was Senior Legal Counsel for Westfield and Scentre Group, providing strategic legal advice in a business context. Prior to that she was a Senior Associate at Simpson Grierson in New Zealand, specialising in commercial property and shopping centres.

Ruth has extensive, broad experience in property and corporate transactions, contracts, litigation and dispute resolution, risk and compliance. Ruth holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 1997. She is also admitted to the Supreme Courts of New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.

Ruth is not only very strong technically, but Ruth also has a people and community focus; she is a leader who genuinely cares and is highly effective at understanding another’s perspective. A champion for diversity and the agenda for change.

Trevor Dill
Chief Operating Officer

With more than 20 years’ experience in the Shopping Centre industry Trevor is responsible for leading the management, marketing and leasing teams of the Precision Group’s retail assets and for providing operational and leasing reviews of all the Group’s new retail developments. Trevor’s track record includes over 12 years at Westfield including time as the State Operations Manager NSW and 13 years with Walkercorp, Australia’s largest privately owned property developer as the General Manager – Retail. During his time with Walkercorp Trevor established the Broadway Shopping Centre in Sydney and managed the Rhodes Shopping Centre also in Sydney, from concept to opening and then through stabilisation, before both assets were sold to Mirvac in 2007. In 2008, Trevor opened the Point Cook Town Centre, an award winning Greenfield development and masterminded its management, marketing and leasing until sold to the Stockland Group in 2011. During Trevor’s time at Walkercorp, the retail portfolio built and managed was worth in excess of $800m.

Edward Piazza
Chief Financial Officer

Edward leads Precision’s finance team and is responsible for day to day financial operations as well as ongoing dealings with Precision’s financiers. Having being involved with Precision’s financial reporting for over 6 years via his previous position with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Edward has a unique insight into Precision’s business that provides key strategic direction and finance management expertise.

Edward is a Chartered Accountant and holds degrees in Commerce (Accounting) and Law and has served as a member on the New South Wales Institute of Chartered Accountants Business Advisory Panel (CABs Panel NSW).

Roger Hatem
Chief Technology Officer

Educated in Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and statistics (Macquarie University), a Master of Science in operations research (University of Technology Sydney), and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Roger is an Information Technology professional with vast experience in management roles across many industries.

Attention to detail whilst juggling multiple tasks is Roger's forte together with a sharp business acumen and an ability to develop tools and strategies to improve business processes. Roger is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a director of the start-up tech company, Prezzee. A business leader focused on enablement and transformation who delivers on business strategy and outcomes, through well-defined IT governance and strategy frameworks.