Chris Rolls

  • During the past 20 years, Chris Rolls has built from scratch four different businesses across four different industries, making him one of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs. Three of these businesses – Rental Express, SCODY Performance Wear and First Class Accounts – have become among the largest of their kind in Australia.
  • Through Rental Express, Chris built the largest privately owned residential property management business in Queensland with more than $2 billion of residential investment property under management across 300 suburbs. Chris sold Rental Express in 2015 in what has been widely regarded as the largest sale of a privately-owned rent-roll in Australia
  • Managing Director Chris Rolls’ first fund is a $20 million Real Estate Support Services Venture Capital Fund 2018 (REVCF16) with a mandate is to invest in businesses that service the real estate industry taking advantage of Chris’ reputation and networks as a leading figure in the real estate industry.
  • Chris has presented keynote presentations at every major real estate conference in Australia and New Zealand, on the subjects of property management, real estate business growth and entrepreneurship.
  • Chris is regularly requested to offer media comment on entrepreneurship and property-related issues. He’s appeared in “Your Investment Property” and Australian Property Investor” magazines, “The Courier Mail” and “The Australian” newspapers, and is the resident property management expert for Brisbane’s 4BC radio show “Real Estate Talk”.
  • Chris has Bachelor in Sports Science and an MBA from Melbourne Business School. He also previously worked as the Operations Director at ASX-listed investment group Arowana International.


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