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National Storage REIT (NSR.AX)

NSR.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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17 Aug 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Laurence Brindle

2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Stuart Owen

2014 Chief Financial Officer

Peter Greer

Chief Operating Officer

Patrick Rogers

2016 Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Andrew Catsoulis

2013 Managing Director, Executive Director

Makala Castelli

2016 General Manager - Marketing and Corporate Affairs Manager

Claire Fidler

2017 Executive Director, Company Secretary

Howard Brenchley

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anthony Keane

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Steven Leigh

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Laurence Brindle

Mr. Laurence R. Brindle is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of National Storage REIT. Laurence has extensive experience in funds management, finance and investment. Until 2009 he was an executive with Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC). During his twenty-one years with QIC he served in various senior positions including Head of Global Real Estate where he was responsible for a portfolio of $9 billion. Laurence was also a long term member of QIC’s Investment Strategy Committee. He provides advice to a number of investment institutions on real estate investment and funds management matters. Laurence holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland, and a Master of Business Administration from Cass Business School, London. He is a former Chairman of the Shopping Centre Council of Australia and a former director of Westfield Retail Trust and Scentre Group. Laurence was appointed as the Non-executive Chairman of Viva Energy REIT in July 2016. Laurence serves on the NSR Audit and Risk Committees and is Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

Stuart Owen

Mr. Stuart Owen, BBus, CPA, GAICD is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Stuart joined National Storage in late 2014, with extensive experience in the energy sector in coal and gas fired power generation. He has held wide ranging finance and commercial management roles, including as Commercial Manager for Energy Developments Limited. Prior to this, Stuart was commercial manager on the delivery of a multisite gas fired power generation project and micro LNG plant. He has significant experience in project financing, mergers and acquisitions and project development. Stuart holds a Bachelor of Business, is a Certified Practising Accountant and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Peter Greer

Mr. Peter Greer is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Peter gained his experience over 15 years in the finance industry with one of Australia’s largest banking organisations. He developed extensive experience in relation to the self-storage industry, specifically in the financing, operations and development of self-storage centres. Peter then transferred these skills and has exclusively worked in the self-storage industry for the last 20 years with a focus on commercial management, strategic business planning and dayto- day operational management. He was one of the founding shareholders of National Storage and has worked side by side with Andrew to grow the National Storage business. Peter is a former board member of the Self Storage Association of Australiasia, including a term as the President of this body and a regular speaker at the national SSAA conference.

Patrick Rogers

Mr. Patrick Rogers is Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Patrick holds both legal and accounting qualifications and is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland. He has practiced as a solicitor for over 18 years in both fields. During his time in private practice, Patrick has had significant experience in corporate, property, commercial, taxation and transactional work. In addition to private practice, Patrick held senior finance roles and was the general counsel and company secretary of the Super A-Mart Group for over eight years where he was extensively involved in the operations of the company. Patrick was appointed Chief Risk Officer of National Storage REIT in June 2016, in addition to his role as General Counsel and a Company Secretary of NSR.

Andrew Catsoulis

Mr. Andrew Catsoulis is Managing Director, Executive Director of National Storage REIT. Andrew is a qualified lawyer who has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia. He has had extensive experience in the fields of finance, commercial and property law during his tenure at major law firms both in Australia and overseas. He is also a qualified project manager and has considerable property development experience both within the storage industry and in broader markets. A founder of the original National Storage business, he has over 20 years of specific self-storage industry expertise including in the areas of acquisition, development, integration and operation of ‘greenfield’ and developed self-storage centres. Andrew was instrumental in the successful acquisition and integration of the original portfolio and led the company through the IPO.

Makala Castelli

Ms. Makala Ffrench Castelli is General Manager - Marketing and Corporate Affairs Manager of the Company. She holds BBus, Grad Dip Arts. Makala has over nine years’ experience in corporate communications, investor relations and marketing communications. She has worked with leading companies in the place management, property and finance industries, including one of Australia's major investment banks. Makala is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of retail marketing, corporate affairs and investor relations at National Storage. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing/E-Business) from Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Diploma in Arts from University of Adelaide.

Claire Fidler

Ms. Claire Fidler is Executive Director, Company Secretary of the Company. Ms Fidler has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law both in private practice and in-house. Prior to joining National Storage as Company Secretary in 2015, Ms Fidler was Corporate Counsel and Company Secretary for Rio Tinto Coal Australia. In that role, Ms Fidler was responsible for the corporate governance and secretariat function for the Australian coal business of over 50 entities, including one of Rio Tinto’s listed subsidiaries. Ms Fidler holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Business (majoring in International Business) from the Queensland University of Technology and is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Howard Brenchley

Mr. Howard Ewan Brenchley is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Storage REIT. Howard has nearly 30 years' involvement in the Australian property industry, as an analyst, investor and fund manager. Howard co-founded Property Investment Research Pty Ltd (PIR) in 1989 which during the 1990s was considered a leading researcher of both listed and unlisted property funds. Howard is currently a non-executive director of the ASX-listed APN Property Group Limited (APD) and is also a non-executive director of APN Funds Management Limited, responsible entity for Generation Healthcare REIT and Industria REIT. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the Property Industry Foundation (Victoria) and Chair of the Property Council of Australia's International and Capital Markets Victorian Leaders Group. Howard is a member of the Audit and Risk Committees.

Anthony Keane

Mr. Anthony Keane is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Storage REIT. Anthony is an experienced finance and business executive with over 30 years background in corporate, institutional, business and retail banking. Prior to accepting his directorship with National Storage, Anthony was most recently Head of Corporate Banking Queensland for National Australia Bank and was responsible for the bank’s relationships with large privately owned and public listed companies across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, retail, wholesale, property, professional services, technology, leisure and tourism, transport, mining and associated services. Anthony has a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Finance from Swinburne. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the CEO Institute. He is a Director of Queensland Symphony Orchestra Holdings Limited and an Independent Non-executive director of Oncore Group Holdings Pty Ltd. Anthony acts as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committees and is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

Steven Leigh

Mr. Steven Leigh is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Steven Leigh joined QIC Global Real Estate in 1991 and was a key member of the senior executive team that acquired and or created through development a portfolio of high quality retail and commercial assets in Australia, USA and the UK. Steven has had significant experience in the wholesale funds management business through various market cycles and conditions and has a strong background in retail, commercial and industrial property with a particular focus on shopping centre acquisitions and redevelopments. After time as the Managing Director of Trinity Limited, and later Head of Australia for LaSalle Investment Management, Steven re-joined QIC as Managing Director QIC Global Real Estate in 2012 where he is responsible for the group’s $12bn plus property portfolio. Steven is a certified practising valuer and holds a Graduate Diploma in Project Management from the Queensland University of Technology. Steven is an associate member of the Australian Property Institute. Steven is a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Laurence Brindle

185,196

Stuart Owen

425,751

Peter Greer

877,350

Patrick Rogers

291,165

Andrew Catsoulis

973,748

Makala Castelli

--

Claire Fidler

--

Howard Brenchley

89,000

Anthony Keane

100,875

Steven Leigh

90,010
As Of  29 Jun 2016