Chris Akayan

Chief Culture & Capability Officer

BEc (Hons)

Chris Akayan was appointed Chief Culture & Capability Officer in March 2017. He is responsible for Human Resources, Sustainability, HSE and Innovation. Chris joined Mirvac in August 2014 as Group General Manager, Human Resources.

Chris has more than 13 years’ exposure to the property sector with extensive experience across human resources, leadership, organisational development, succession planning, learning and development, diversity and employee engagement.

Prior to joining Mirvac, Chris spent nearly 10 years at Stockland, with two years in London as Head of HR and Corporate Affairs in Stockland’s UK business. Chris has also held senior consulting positions with Capgemini and EY with a HR, Change and Leadership focus.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Sydney.


Mirvac acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters of Australia, and we offer our respect to their Elders past and present.  

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