Our People



John is a founding Director of Primewest and has been instrumental in its growth and development. His background spans law, investment banking as well as property investment and development. As a professional property investor, he has over 30 years’ experience in negotiating acquisitions, overseeing the development of properties and asset management. Along with his fellow directors, John guides the Primewest team in all aspects of the business. John’s hands on approach affords Primewest a competitive and agile approach to delivering high quality outcomes. Since 1990 John has been instrumental in delivering exceptional property and community outcomes across residential and commercial sectors. John is a qualified solicitor and also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Corporate Member of the Property Council. He is Chairman of two charities, being Australian Doctors for Africa and The Fathering Project. John is also a Board member of the Art Gallery of Western Australia.



Jim is a founding Director of Primewest and has been instrumental in its growth and development. Jim qualified from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy). However, not long after obtaining his degree, Jim decided to venture into retail and opened Douglas Hi Fi followed shortly thereafter with a Sony Central store. The business was a great success and eventually it was sold in late 1988 to a large public company. It was in the early 80’s that Jim’s interest in commercial property investments began with the acquisition of several CBD properties and a small shopping centre. By 1992 Jim had met his current fellow directors and Primewest was formed.



David is a founding Director of Primewest and has been instrumental in its growth and development. David is a professional property investor with 25 years’ experience in negotiating acquisitions and overseeing the development of properties. He is a Non-Executive Director of Schaffer Corporation Ltd. Over the past 40 years David has been involved in many different businesses including: retail, manufacturing and distribution. His property investments have been strongly focused on retail and commercial developments.


Chief Investment Officer

Julian is the Chief Investment Officer of Primewest. He has over 24 years’ experience in the property industry with particular capabilities in property funds management, property development and the asset management of property investments.

His focus lies with the identification and delivery of key investment opportunities, together with the divestment strategy for Primewest. He works closely with the asset management team to deliver investment outcomes.

Julian is a Board member on the Western Australian Property Council Divisional Council and the Property Education Foundation of WA. He is a Senior Associate Member of FINSIA and is also a qualified Real Estate Agent.

David Creasy

Chief Operating Officer

David is the Chief Operating Officer of Primewest and has over 25 years’ experience of strategic and operational leadership in the property, hospitality and retail industries. Within the property industry David has significant experience in the development of residential, commercial and mixed use properties across North America and in the management and operation of diverse investment property portfolios.

David leads the internal business operations of Primewest and is responsible for accounting, treasury, finance, information technology, human resources, compliance and administration.

David is Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada)


Head of Asset Management

Adam has over 12 years’ experience in the property industry and oversees the Asset Management department. Adam and the asset management team seek to maximize property value and investor returns by improving a properties’ cash flow, closely managing and monitoring property expenditure and maintaining close relationships with existing and potential tenants and other stakeholders associated with the Primewest portfolio. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and in previous roles has worked as a taxation accountant.