Photograph: Ms Jan Mason - Managing Director
Ms Jan Mason
BA, BSocSci, Dip Cont. Ed, AMP (Harvard Business School) and MAICD

Managing Director

The Managing Director is responsible for ensuring DHA fulfils its role in line with the Defence Housing Australia Act 1987 and conducting DHA’s day-to-day business in line with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, the Public Service Act 1999 and other relevant legislation.

Jon Brocklehurst

Mr Jon Brocklehurst
CSc (Economics and Accounting) and CA

Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the delivery of corporate services across the organisation (including finance, human resources, procurement, media, public affairs and information technology) as well as ensuring effective risk management. The CFO is also accountable for ensuring responsible fiscal management; business and capital planning; investment management of the organisation’s strategic property portfolio; and contractual management and client relations with Defence.

Ross Jordan

Mr Ross Jordan
BA, LLB, MSocSci and GAICD

Acting General Manager, Governance

The Acting General Manager, Governance works closely with the Chairman, Board of Directors and the Managing Director. They are responsible for Board secretariat duties; parliamentary liaison, shareholder liaison; corporate governance practices and reporting (including compliance with our legislative framework and public sector reporting requirements), as well as privacy and requests for information.

Elvio Bechelli

Mr Elvio Bechelli
BBus and CPA

General Manager, Sales and Marketing

The General Manager, Sales and Marketing is responsible for the management of our Sale and Leaseback program, including all sales and marketing activities. They also have oversight of strategic projects and programs, including expansion of our apartment portfolio, research services and providing support in relation to financial management and sourcing alternate funding methods.


Mr Brett Jorgensen
MBus, BEng (Honours), AdvDipBus, DipREM and DipCMgt

General Manager, Property and Tenancy Services

The General Manager, Property and Tenancy Services is responsible for meeting business objectives related to the delivery of housing and related services to ADF members and their families. This includes property and tenancy management and maintenance services; regional portfolio management; housing allocation; customer service; accommodation booking services; and the administration of Defence-paid allowances.

John Dietz

Mr John Dietz
Bec, BSc and MPRM (in progress)

General Manager, Property Provisioning Group

The General Manager, Property Provisioning Group is responsible for managing residential development, retail construction and upgrades programs that support organisational provisioning targets and business objectives. The division is responsible for design and construction specifications; tendering; contract management; project management; development marketing and industry certification and/or recognition.