Mulpha Australia Limited
General Manager Hotel Investments
General Manager Hotel Investments of Mulpha Australia Limited, responsible for sourcing and acquiring hospitality related real estate investment and debt opportunities globally, deal structuring, capital raising as well as leading the citizenM _Mulpha partnership in Australia. Also overseeing value growth of some of the most prestigious hotel assets in Australia/ New Zealand such as InterContinental Sydney, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove, Hayman Island Resort and Nesuto Stadium Apartments Auckland.
Prior to Mulpha, was Portfolio Manager of Ascendas Hospitality Australia Fund Management and responsible for delivering investment performance of $600 million in hotel assets. Previously, employed by Mirvac Group as Portfolio Manager for two wholesale unlisted hotel funds. The investments with a combined asset value nearing $1 billion consisting of 20 hotels in Australia and New Zealand. During the tenure, Lucia was involved in the hotel division divestment by Mirvac Group in 2012 and a subsequent establishment of the Ascendas’ hospitality set up in Australia.
Lucia held various Finance positions during her nine-year tenure at InterContinental Hotels Group. She has worked in senior positions in Australia’s major city and tourism destinations, including Sydney, Melbourne and Darwin. With a 19-year experience in funds management, property investment and operations, Lucia holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the La Trobe University and a Master of Business Administration (Professional Accounting and Business Law) from University of New England.