Our Management Team

BHC has over 60 members of staff who work in specialised teams including Housing Management and Asset Services, Project Development, Strategy and Communications, Financial Services and Administration Services.

Our Management Team leads our larger staff team and is headed up by our CEO, Rebecca Oelkers.

Our Management Team

Rebecca Oelkers

Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca Oelkers is BHC’s Chief Executive Officer. Rebecca brings to the role a strong vision for strategic growth and a deep understanding of the company, having held Executive roles with BHC over the past 11 years, including as Chief Operations Officer and Business Development Manager.

Rebecca’s experience in the affordable housing sector spans over 18 years, across a variety of affordable housing projects including the establishment of Catalyst Affordable Housing, partnering with LNG proponents to provide affordable housing in regional Queensland. Rebecca plays a key role for BHC in identifying new partnerships, business models and opportunities to enhance the future of the organisation. Rebecca has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Arts, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and recipient of the 2018 UDIA Women in Leadership Award.

Rebecca is a passionate advocate for affordable housing issues and has presented at national, state and local housing forums on housing affordability issues.

Jamie Muchall

Chief Operations Officer

Jamie Muchall is the Chief Operating Officer at BHC. With over 15 years’ experience in the affordable housing and property development sectors, he is interested in collaborative housing policy solutions, creation of new programs and research for non-profit and residential property applications.

Jamie is passionate about building communities and creating solutions and innovative ideas to solve the problems that beset our communities. Prior to BHC, Jamie held executive and senior management roles at some of Australia’s largest community housing providers in strategic, operational and development roles. Jamie is the President of the Australian Housing Institute and a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been a volunteer director of the Community Housing Industry Association Queensland

Peter Garrone

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Peter Garrone is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary and brings over 20 years of corporate finance, treasury, accounting and commercial experience to BHC.

Peter has worked both in Australia and overseas across multiple industries with a particular focus on the property development and engineering sectors. He has advised both governments and private sector entities in relation to financing and commercial arrangements for long-term infrastructure assets, including Public Private Partnerships.

In these roles Peter has successfully negotiated and raised corporate and project specific funding (equity, mezzanine, bank and bond) to facilitate business growth.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peter also serves as Director and Treasurer of the Community Housing Industry Association (Qld) Limited.

Greta Egerton

Projects Director

Greta Egerton is the Project Director leading BHC’s Development Team.  Greta has over 20 years’ experience in real estate business development including strategy, transactions (acquisitions and disposals), advisory, due diligence, negotiation and risk assessment. She also has experience in town planning, urban design, property development and project management. Prior to joining BHC, Greta held senior positions providing advice on planning, development and infrastructure and gained extensive experience in project management and transactions in her role with Stockland.  She has post graduate qualifications in Project Management and Town Planning and has a Bachelor of Science in Australian Environmental Studies.  Greta has been an active member of the Property Council of Australia (QLD Division) with positions on the Diversity Committee and Infrastructure Committee.