Steven Goakes brings a unique, extensive and invaluable skill set to the organisations with which he works. His 30 year career has focused on law, real estate development and investment, and funds management.
With a Masters degree in property and trust law and a Business degree, since 1998 Steven has been structuring and operating managed investment funds to maximise returns for all stakeholders. Success in this area has come through critical analysis of organisational and stakeholder needs, and focusing organisational effort solely on those which add value for investors. Prior to founding CAP in 2012, Steven had managed investment assets in excess of $1 billion. Since 2000, Steven has personally overseen the purchase and divestment of a further $1 billion of commercial properties and participated in (and advised on) joint venture developments totaling over $400 million of gross realisation.
Since 2011, Steven has completed capitalisation and management projects which have resulted in developments totaling around $380m in value.Steven has been the project leader for dozens of business growth and breadth expansion projects, and places great importance on the process of defining and agreeing the concept of success with the stakeholders and relentlessly communicating with the participants.
Steven’s legal background (and continuing study) ensures his understanding and adherence to strict standards of corporate governance and relationship transparency with clients.