About Gardior

Gardior Pty Ltd (ABN 71076835955, AFSL 320173) is an Australian trustee company with a Board of Directors that consists of representatives from our investor base.

Gardior is the Trustee of The Infrastructure Fund (TIF), a $2.4bn infrastructure fund, and NEPEM, a private equity fund closed to new investors.

At Gardior, we pride ourselves on our ability to add value to each investor through structuring and ultimate alignment of interests.

Click here to experience the Gardior values through the assets we own.

Our role

As Trustee of Gardior Funds, Gardior:

  • Is the legal owner of the assets of Gardior funds
  • Establishes and oversees the framework of governance, risk management, internal control and compliance
  • Considers potential investment proposals
  • Provides feedback to the Investment Manager regarding the management of the assets
  • Prepares notices and reports to be issued to Gardior investors
  • Fosters strong working partnerships with all service providers to Gardior Funds.


What we do

  • Deliver superior returns to investors over the long term.
  • Act with integrity, transparency and in the best interest of our investors.
  • Ensure Investment Managers understand the values and expectations of our investors  and are accountable their actions.
  • Apply proper diligence in the investment process.
  • Communicate regularly and openly with our investors.
  • Safeguard investor funds through a responsible approach to processes of governance, internal control and risk management.

Gardior Board of Directors

Management Team

Jonathan van Rooyen

General Manager - Investments

Jonathan commenced working for Gardior in October 2016. As the General Manager - Investments, Jonathan reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the strategic direction of The Infrastructure Fund (TIF), as well as overseeing all investment decisions and operations of Gardior's funds.


Prior to commencing with Gardior, Jonathan was an Executive Director with Hastings Funds Management Limited and was also the Portfolio Manager for TIF. He joined Hastings in 2007 and has performed a variety of roles including transactions, asset management and strategy development.


Prior to the TIF appointment, Jonathan developed the market-entry strategy for Hastings' presence in Asia and was responsible for establishing the Korean office and the appointment of senior members of the current Hastings Asia team. During his time in Asia, Jonathan also led the development of an Airport Investment Fund funded by the National Pension Service of Korea and Incheon International Airport Corporation (COPA Fund).


Jonathan is a former Director of Queensland Airports Limited, and a former Director on the Boards of Interlink Roads (M5 Toll Road, Sydney), Statewide Roads (M4 Toll Road, Sydney), and Envirogen Pty Ltd.


Jonathan was previously with the international accounting firm KPMG where he was an Executive Director (Partner) in the Corporate Finance division specialising in infrastructure valuations for listed and unlisted clients.


Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics and Logistics) from RMIT and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.