About
With more than 100 years of property and investment experience, Austar's senior management team provides lending solutions and managed investment schemes.

Meet Our Team

Board Member

Bill Sun

CHAIRMAN

Founder and Chairman of Austar. He has more than 40 years of experience in large-scale corporate management and real estate investment, and has participated in the development of real estate projects in Australia and New Zealand. Under his leadership Austar has partnered with many large overseas financial institutions and helped many high net worth investors to allocate overseas assets. Bill has experienced numerous market cycles across several countries and understands the fundamental nature of property markets.

Edward Sun

CEO

The CEO of Austar has over 20 years of experience in management and asset investment and has been engaged in real estate investment and project development in both Australian and international markets for over 15 years. As a major driver of the success of Austar's overseas businesses Edward has deep experience in lending and investment markets. He is a member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in finance from Massey University in New Zealand.

Paul Zahara

DIRECTOR

Paul has spent the last 40 years in Property and Finance, previously holding positions as CEO and Managing Director of funds management and property development companies. He has deep experience in property risk, management. He is a graduate of the Australia Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and for 13 years Paul taught in the Masters of Property Development programme at University of Technology Sydney where he holds an appointment as an adjunct Associate Professor.

Quentin Amos

NON -EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Quentin Amos is Managing Director of Q&A Amos Pty Ltd and a senior finance industry professional. He has worked in mining (10 years), stockbroking, mineral valuation, project and corporate finance (35 years) and has held the role of Director and Country Head for certain of those finance businesses which include NM Rothschild and Sons (Australia) Ltd, HSBC Precious Metals and HVB/UniCredit. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia, and as a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, he sits on their Ethics Committee.

Tom Pascarella

NON -EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tom has over 30 years experience in Corporate and Investment Banking in Australia, the US and Singapore. Most recently CEO of Bank of America Australia. He is currently a Partner with Allen Partners Australia and a NED with Kimbriki Environmental Enterprises and past Chair and NED roles with listed and unlisted companies. He is a longstanding member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; CFTP with the Finance & Treasury Assoc of Australia (FTA); and Fellow with FINSIA. Tom is a graduate of Princeton University.

Bill Sun

CHAIRMAN

Founder and Chairman of Austar. He has more than 40 years of experience in large-scale corporate management and real estate investment, and has participated in the development of real estate projects in Australia and New Zealand. Under his leadership Austar has partnered with many large overseas financial institutions and helped many high net worth investors to allocate overseas assets. Bill has experienced numerous market cycles across several countries and understands the fundamental nature of property markets.

Edward Sun

CEO

The CEO of Austar has over 20 years of experience in management and asset investment and has been engaged in real estate investment and project development in both Australian and international markets for over 15 years. As a major driver of the success of Austar's overseas businesses Edward has deep experience in lending and investment markets. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in finance from Massey University in New Zealand.

Paul Zahara

DIRECTOR

Paul has spent the last 40 years in Property and Finance, previously holding positions as CEO and Managing Director of funds management and property development companies. He has deep experience in property risk, management. For 13 years Paul taught in the Masters of Property Development programme at University of Technology Sydney where he holds an appointment as an adjunct Associate Professor.

Quentin Amos

NON -EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Quentin Amos is Managing Director of Q&A Amos Pty Ltd and a senior finance industry professional. He has worked in mining (10 years), stockbroking, mineral valuation, project and corporate finance (35 years) and has held the role of Director and Country Head for certain of those finance businesses which include NM Rothschild and Sons (Australia) Ltd, HSBC Precious Metals and HVB/UniCredit. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy on which Ethics Committee he also sits in a voluntary capacity.

Tom Pascarella

NON -EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tom has over 30 years experience in Corporate and Investment Banking in Australia, the US and Singapore. Most recently CEO of Bank of America Australia. He is currently a Partner with Allen Partners Australia and a NED with Kimbriki Environmental Enterprises and past Chair and NED roles with listed and unlisted companies. He is a longstanding member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; CFTP with the Finance & Treasury Assoc of Australia (FTA); and Fellow with FINSIA. Tom is a graduate of Princeton University.

Our Team

Brendan Howell

CHAIR -COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE

Jenny Sun

FINANCIAL MANAGER

jennysun@austarfinance.com.au
+61 452 207 877
Sydney Office

Vahe Hovagimian

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

vahe@austarfinance.com.au
+61 411 022 040
Sydney Office

Antony Serventi

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

antony@austarfinance.com.au
+61 410 483 467
Sydney Office

Nathan Yang

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

nathanyang@austarfinance.com.au
+61 411 787 706
Brisbane Office

Steven Li

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

stevenli@austarfinance.com.au
+61 423 277 508
Melbourne Office

Anthony De Zilwa

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

anthonydezilwa@austarfinance.com.au
+61 466 585 568
Melbourne Office

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