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Founder & Director

Miles Ashton

Miles established Baron Property Group in 2017 following an international career spanning 20 years’ in the development and promotion of sophisticated financial products. He has previously worked for a top tier European investment bank in the financial hubs of London, Hong Kong and Singapore and, as Managing Director led an ASX-listed junior energy company. Prior to launching Baron Property Group, Miles was a director of a leading Australian property syndicator that has over $1 billion in acquisitions.


Miles holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Western Australia where he graduated with distinction as a Tracey Horton Scholar.

Email Address: miles@baronpropertygroup.com

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Reena Shah

Reena has over 10 years’ experience working with SMEs and corporates as a risk and compliance professional in the financial services industry. She holds a Bachelors in Business Law and Accounts, is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), and has completed her RG 146 accreditation. Reena has successfully completed the Associate program of Australasian Compliance Institute - Australia’s most recognised and highly regarded compliance organisations.

Reena has previously worked as a financial controller and compliance manager of a dealer group and more recently worked as a compliance consultant to over 60 AFSL holders ranging from financial planners, responsible entities, registered and unregistered schemes, general insurance brokers as well as the credit industry. She has also worked as an operations manager at one of Australia’s leading independent risk and compliance consulting firms, specialising in financial services coordinating multiple national offices.

Investment Committee Member

Mal Harford

Mal is Principal of Bean Partners, an advisory and corporate finance firm with offices in Perth and London. Having spent 30 years as a corporate lawyer and Partner in legal practices: Michael Whyte & Co and then Allion Legal, Mal has a wealth of experience in business transactions, having advised both buyers and sellers in numerous acquistions and sales. Mal has particular expertise in property acquisitions and sales, property development and joint ventures, and commercial and retail leasing. 


Mal graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Laws in 1979. He was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 1981.


For further enquiries call: +61 8 9350 9977