Jonathan Hannam

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Jonathan is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Taronga Group of companies and Managing Partner of Taronga Ventures and the RealTech Ventures Fund. Jonathan has more than 25 years’ experience in the real estate sector, having held senior positions with listed entities, sovereign wealth funds and insurance groups in major global markets, including Australia, Sweden, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and China.

Prior to founding the Taronga Group, Jonathan was the Group Executive, Capital at Mirvac. In this role, Jonathan was a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Investment Committee and the Diversity & Inclusion Council. Key responsibilities included managing Mirvac’s existing Fund Management platform and cultivating existing and future partnerships. During his time at Mirvac, the business established a $400M Australian Office Alliance with TIAA-CREF as well as a residential development partnership with Ping An.

In previous roles, Jonathan was a Director at Areim, in Stockholm, Sweden. The role involved bringing in new capital to the Areim Funds and assisting Swedish and Nordic investors with their international investment strategies. Prior to joining Areim, Jonathan was the Portfolio Manager – Asia, for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) where he invested equity of more than US$6 billion in more than 50 transactions across all sectors in Asia and Australia. He has also held senior roles with ING Real Estate in Singapore and FPD Savills in Singapore, Philippines and Beijing, China – where Jonathan spent seven years. Jonathan’s time in China also included representing the Taisun Group, a venture capital firm that invested across 19 projects in China from 1993-1995 and undertaking a post-graduate program with the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University.

Jonathan speaks English, Mandarin Chinese and Swedish.

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