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Board and Principals

Sandy Libling


Sandy is the Chair of Pipeclay Lawson Ltd and one of the three Principals. She has over 35 years' experience in industrial property through Pipeclay and, prior to that, Flower Property Group. Sandy was one of the first female CEOs of an Australian listed company. She was educated at Oxford University (Philosophy, Politics & Economics) and University of Sydney (Psychology). She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Phone: 0438 505 624


David Libling


David is the CEO of Pipeclay Lawson Ltd and one of three Principals. He has over 35 years' experience in acquiring, managing and divesting industrial property through Pipeclay and prior to that, Flower Property Group. David was educated at Melbourne and Oxford Universities. During his career, David has been a director of the Sydney Grammar Foundation, subsidiaries of National Mutual, Rothschilds Australia, Bank of America, and Westpac Banking Corporation.

Phone: 0407 631 255


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Emil Pahljina

Executive Director

Emil is an Executive Director of Pipeclay Lawson Ltd and one of the three Principals. He has degrees in Economics and Law. Emil has over 20 years of funds management experience including a range of managed investment schemes in respect of both real estate and infrastructure assets. Until the end of 2012 Emil was the CEO of the ASX listed Challenger Infrastructure Fund and prior to that Head of Principal Investments & Acquisitions for the Specialised Capital Group at Westpac Banking Corporation.

Phone: 0427 929 358


Matthew Libling


Matthew has been a Director of Pipeclay since 2013. He joined Partners Capital in 2017 and is a Senior Principal and client Chief Investment Officer for several UK private and institutional clients. Prior to joining Partners Capital, Matthew was the Director of Strategy for the largest private UK Pension Mastertrust, which he joined when it was an early stage Private Equity backed company and helped grow until shortly before its eventual sale. Prior to that Matt was an associate in McKinsey and Co.’s London office. Matthew holds an MA and MMath in mathematics from Cambridge.

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