Tony Karp


CEO & Managing Director


Tony's career began in the property industry, as an advisor and broker for Jones Lang LaSalle in Australia and Asia and later as the fund manager of BT Hotel Group. He entered the retail sector in 2005 when he joined David Jones, working as a senior executive for more than a decade and ultimately as Group Executive Retail Services (COO), responsible for property, information technology, projects and procurement. Following South Africa-based Woolworths Holdings' $2.1 billion takeover of David Jones in 2014, he was appointed Head of Group Transformation Management, responsible for maximising integration and transformation opportunities across the newly combined Woolworths, David Jones and Country Road businesses. In the two years prior to joining Prezzee, Tony was the Managing Director of the corporate advisory firm Tonka Group, consulting to major retailers including Woolworths, Metcash, Stockland, ScentreGroup and Specialty Fashion Group across all commercial facets, including strategy, operations, transactions and business transformation. Tony is a Non-Executive Director of NZX-listed Smiths City Group.