100 Women in Property
Participant Biographies 

Paula Alvear, Director, Asset Management, Portfolio Management Group - Property NSW

SPONSOR: Chantelle Hocking, Manager, Executive Government Search -Capstone

Paula Alvear

Paula is a senior Director with Property NSW, the property and advisory arm of the NSW Government. CPA qualified, and completing a Masters in Applied Finance, she has spent 20 years in property in strategic asset and property management roles. She started her career with Lend Lease, initially within MLC before moving into the Property side of the business. Paula then spent 10 years at GE Real Estate managing their property loan book and balance sheet portfolios. She went on to lead the Asset Management division across South-East Asia, responsible for a $2b portfolio spanning numerous asset classes. Prior to her current role, she spent 2 years with the GPT Group as General Manager of the MLC Centre. Outside work, Paula also gives her time and skills to the not-for-profit sector as a Board member of Dunmore Lang College (university residential college), and is mother to 2 young boys.