David Thurin is the owner, Executive Chairman and CEO of Tigcorp. Prior to founding Tigcorp, David held a number of executive positions for the Gandel Group of Companies. He was a Director for 14 years and Joint Managing Director for 6 years of both Gandel Group and Gandel Retail Management during a period of accelerated growth.
In 2019 David was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his significant service to sporting organisations and to community health.
David is currently a Director of Vicinity Centres Retail Property Trust, a former Director of the Melbourne Football Club, the Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute and a former President of the International Diabetes Institute. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the World Presidents’ Organisation, as well as a life member of the Melbourne Football Club.
David has a medical background and was in private practice for over a decade. David has post-graduate qualifications in obstetrics and gynecology as well as in general practice. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Stanford University, California.
Under David’s stewardship, Tigcorp has consistently produced a high quality product with a focus on innovative design. David has surrounded himself with a committed, loyal and dedicated team who share David’s passion and vision for the business.
Darren Lewis is the General Manager, Finance for Tigcorp, leading the Finance and Accounting team and overseeing current investments including evaluation of potential alliances and acquisitions.
With over 18 years’ experience working for mid and top tier accounting firms, Darren is a commercially astute professional with deep practical experience and superior communication skills. Darren has strong commercial, financial, retail, property and supply chain skills with particular experience in strategic problem solving, stakeholder management and business improvement.
Darren is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand and has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from Monash University.
Angela Buckley, the General Manager, Retirement leads Tigcorp's retirement village arm. Angela is an accomplished senior manager within the retirement village industry.
Prior to joining Tigcorp, Angela held senior leadership roles at both the Aveo Group (formerly FKP Ltd) and Sensis.
Angela brings to Tigcorp a wealth of industry know-how and business acumen from her diverse experience across the retirement and media industries. Angela is passionate about creating a positive end-to-end resident experience and ensuring our villages are at the forefront of operational excellence.
Angela holds a Master of Business Administration and a Diploma of Teaching.