Management Team
Gary He
CEO & Founding Partner

Since obtaining his PHD in Engineering from the University of York, Gary has become a successful property developer in Sydney, where he has built extensive relationships and gained valuable local experience within the industry over the last 10 years.


Due to his accomplished background in the industry, Gary understands the requirements needed to deliver a successful project and is in charge of coordinating the construction company to deliver the right product in the right timeframe.

Elsa Yu
COO & Cofounder

After starting her career from one of the top tech companies in China, Elsa has gained more than 10 years experience in integrated marketing. This experience has given Elsa a wealth of knowledge in market trends and expertise in problem solving and stakeholder management. 

Elsa started to engage in the real estate and development industries after arriving in Australia. She learned the industry value-chain quickly and excelled in expanding and integrating Heworth, benefiting the business, its partners and the public. Elsa also manages the Heworth brand and has helped Heworth become a well-respected local business.

Syco Peng
CFO & Cofounder

With a master degree from Beijing University, Syco is the cofounder of Heworth Holdings group. Syco has more than 10 years’ experience in financial technology companies, specializing in product design and wealth management.


Having worked in the real estate industry over the last 10 years, Syco brings a broad range of expertise to Heworth, including real estate project analysis, project management, data modeling and project risk control. He also brings multi-national management expertise to our business with a deep understanding of the Australian and Chinese wealth management systems. 

Chris Walsh
Head of Property

Chris has held various property roles in the project and development management industry over the past 12 years, which has given him unparalleled insights and expertise into how projects and investments must be delivered in order to achieve profitable and successful outcomes for their share holders.

Since joining Heworth in 2018, Chris has been responsible for securing planning approval on the prestigious Balmain Leagues Club development in Rozelle and delivery of other important investments around Sydney.

Chris holds a Bachelor in Property Economics and Diploma in Project Management.