Trent Alston

General Manager, Wholesale Funds

Trent oversees the operation of 10 wholesale funds and two mandates that total over $7 billion of investment grade real estate assets under management. In this role, he has overall responsibility for developing Colonial First State Property’s unlisted property funds management business. Trent commenced with Colonial First State Property in July 1998.


With over 15 years experience, Trent has held a number of senior management positions within the group including Fund Manager of several funds and more recently General Manager of Colonial First State Property Corporate Portfolios.


In November 2001, Trent was appointed General Manager, Corporate Portfolios, responsible for the strategic planning, implementation and management of Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s 1,000,000sqm property portfolio. Trent was previously with Lend Lease for 13 years, working across both domestic and international projects in various roles including project manager, developer, investor and fund manager.