OpenCorp CEO Matthew Lewison interviews Nerida Conisbee

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Discussing the hot topics in all things property and investing in 2022 and beyond.

Matthew Lewison

Matt is an experienced entrepreneur and accomplished property investor with over 20 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate. He is also the CEO of OpenCorp, responsible for the day-to-day running of the business and driving its future growth.

Matt began investing more than 20 years ago when he was just 18 years old and quickly amassed a profitable portfolio. He was fortunate to have some great mentors along the way, including his father who inspired him to take an interest in residential property.

His passion for residential property has not diminished. He is committed to sharing his knowledge and passion for property to help improve the lives of all Australians through housing investment and choice. Matt co-founded Open Corp in 2006 with his brother, Allister, and friend, Cam McLellan, so that they could focus our efforts and have a positive impact on more people.

Together they have written a best-selling book, helped > 2,000 investors get into the property market where they have so far made over $837m profits as a result, and has built one of Australia’s fastest growing companies being recognised on the BRW Fast 100 numerous times.

Matt also holds degrees in Engineering and Corporate Finance and regularly extend his financial services qualifications.

Nerida Conisbee

Nerida Conisbee is the Chief Economist at Ray White. She is a highly regarded economist, with a specific expertise in residential and commercial property. She is currently the most quoted property commentator in Australia, the third most quoted economist and a sought after public speaker, writer and columnist.

Nerida is a regular property commentator on Channel 7’s Sunrise and talks more generally about the state of the economy on ABC News Breakfast. In addition to this, she is quoted and appears in a wide range of media outlets throughout Asia Pacific including digital, print, television and radio.

Nerida is the Deputy Chair of the Construction Forecasting Council and is on the South East Queensland Housing Supply Expert Panel. She is an adviser to Skelton Projects, a Melbourne based developer. She also provides updates on property market conditions to major Government bodies.

With more than 20 years of property research experience throughout Asia Pacific, she has held senior positions within commercial agencies and major consulting firms during this time. Her experience covers residential and commercial property from both an investor and occupier’s perspective.

Nerida holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours and Masters of Commerce, majoring in Econometrics, from the University of Melbourne.

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