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Board of Directors


Executive Management

Wilbow Group - Bill Bowness - Chairman  

Bill Bowness

Bill is the Chairman of Wilbow Group.  Bill’s initial work background was in banking and investment banking.
He founded property developer, Wilbow Corporation Pty. Ltd. in 1976.  The Australian operations were sold to a major public company in late 2006 and the U.S. operations retained. Bill was previously a director of Centro Retail Trust, Defence Housing Australia, Housing Choices Australia and Places Victoria.
Bill was a member of the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management and was Chair from 1998 to 2010.   He is a Trustee of the Monash Gallery of Art Foundation, on the Board of the Australian Ballet Foundation and a Member of the National Gallery of Victoria Foundation.  

In 2011 Bill was made a Life Member of the National Gallery of Victoria.

Wilbow Group - Natasha Bowness - Director  

Natasha Bowness

Natasha commenced her career as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse where she spent 7 years working in Audit and Risk Management in Melbourne and London.

Natasha has over 11 years of property experience having joined Wilbow Corporation in 2000 initially as Financial Controller and subsequently as Finance Director.  In addition to her Wilbow role, Natasha manages a number of other investment entities, chairs the Bowness Family Foundation and is on the Board of Zoos Victoria.

Wilbow Group - Kelly Wyborn - Director  

Kelly Wyborn

Kelly is a Chartered Accountant having commenced her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (pwc) working in both Melbourne and London for eight years.

During her time at pwc, Kelly worked across the Audit, Transaction Services and Corporate Finance divisions.  Kelly then spent almost seven years working within the “Business Development and Strategy” team for Ramsay Healthcare, an ASX listed healthcare operator. During this time Kelly worked on various M&A, business development and strategic projects.

Wilbow Group - Michael Herskope - CEO  

Michael Herskope

Michael commenced his professional career as a lawyer specialising for 7 years in corporate and finance law. He then spent nearly ten years working in senior executive roles with large listed corporations. Since 2005, Michael has worked in the private investment sector and joined Wilbow Group as CEO in 2010.
Wilbow Group - Oscar Guglielmi - General Manager – Property  

Oscar Guglielmi
General Manager – Commercial

Oscar is a CPA with over 25 years’ experience in the property industry. He has held senior executive positions with substantial listed and private organisations whose operations have involved property development and investments throughout Australia.
Wilbow Group - Chaz Fitzgerald - President  

Chas Fitzgerald
Co-President - Wilbow Corporation Inc.

Chas Fitzgerald joined Wilbow Corporation in June 2002. Prior to joining Wilbow, Chas was actively involved in several master-planned communities of his own design in Frisco, Texas. He has degrees from the University of Illinois in both architecture and landscape architecture, with several years of experience in commercial and residential land planning.

Wilbow Group - Larry Corson - Co-President Willow Corporation Inc.  

Larry Corson
Co-President Wilbow Corporation Inc.

Larry Corson joined Wilbow Corporation in 2014. Working closely with Co-President Chas Fitzgerald, Corson is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, capital relationships, and the financial and administrative aspects of Wilbow's operations.

He has held key leadership positions in real estate investment and development for over three decades.

Larry is a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute, where he currently serves as Chairman of the Red Flight of the Recreation Development Council as well as serving as an Assistant Chair of the local Community Development Council in North Texas.
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