OPTEON has appointed a new senior director of national risk – specialised commercial in Cam Olson.
Olson brings more than 35 years of property experience to the role, including in commercial property risk management and property finance in a major Australian banking group.
Olson has managed a range managed a range of matters including origination, structuring, risk assessment, review of new investments and developments, and lending opportunities.
“I’ve always been impressed by the quality of Opteon’s commercial property valuations and the technology that sits behind them. I’m excited about guiding Opteon’s risk assurance to the next level, including through direct mentoring,” said Olson.
“Understanding how valuation reports are used by lenders, I’m confident that a high level of risk assurance will be a powerful point of difference in the market.”
Before joining the banking sector, Olson worked as a valuer for more than 23 years and is known for his work in commercial property across SA, NT and NSW, valuing major retail, office, industrial and residential development assets.
“Cam is passionate about the growth and sustainability of the valuation profession. This is something we are highly focused on at Opteon, as we recognise our responsibility to create and invest in the future for our valuers,” said Dan Hill, senior director of specialised real estate at Opteon.
“Enabling our expertise to grow even further with the incredible amounts of data now available to us means we can position our business, and our people, strategically for the future. We want our valuers to continually develop as high-level analysts who use their experience in strategic and analytical ways.”