Tony Van Der Ark

Chief Development Officer at Collins Foods


Tony has over 25 years’ experience in the property and construction industry with major Australian publicly listed companies. Commencing his construction career with Lend Lease Corporation and Jennings Construction, Tony completed major projects in both Sydney and Brisbane, including the Broadway on the Mall shopping centre in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD. Tony joined Brierley Investments as General Manager of Property managing brands including Chandlers and Action Liquor where he was responsible for the substantial growth and successful turnaround of these two companies. Tony has also held the senior property roles for Bank of Queensland, Woolworth’s ALH Group and Michael Hill International, delivering substantial network grow and successfully managing all aspects of the property function including site selection, acquisition, leasing and design & construction. Tony is a an experienced and commercially astute property executive with a solid track record of efficiently growing brand networks and contributing to EBIT growth.


  • Chief Development Officer

    Current role

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