Deftereos is responsible for implementing investment strategy, asset allocation, manager selection and other key investment-related decisions for the property asset class. He has been at Hostplus since December 2012 and has 14 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Hostplus, he worked at Lend Lease in a product development role within the investment management division. His previous experience includes an investments role with Macquarie Bank and property advisory roles with NAB and PwC. Deftereos has earned bachelor of commerce and bachelor of civil engineering (honours) degrees from the University of Melbourne. He is a CFA charterholder.