Our team

Our Team

Master Capital Group was born out of a team of like-minded investors that were actively involved in the acquisition and completion of several successful projects over recent years. Led by founder Peter Hutchinson, Peter identified the need to not only deliver positive returns to investors but the importance of investor protection and transparency which has lead to a business grounded in these values . Master Capital Group continues to grow in projects and our management team stand by this philosophy today.

Founder and Managing Director
Peter Hutchinson.

Dip HR, Dip Bus, MAICD

Peter has had a diverse business career. He has held various managerial roles over the past 25 years in engineering, construction, building automation and property investment companies. In particular, over the last five years, his project management experience has involved the assessment for investment purposes of a significant number of property developments across a wide gamut of the property sectors. He is also a Director on a number of organisations and community groups, which enforces his background and his current role as Managing Director of Master Capital Group.

Key Person and Responsible Manager
John Pacholski.

B Business (Accounting)

John is the Key Person and Responsible Manager for MCG AFSL. He has over 20 years’ experience in a range of corporate advisory roles which include the structuring and financing of major property and infrastructure debt transactions both in domestic and international property and debt markets.

John has operated his own business providing consulting, corporate and debt advisory services to Federal and State governments, public corporations and private companies in Australia and Asia.

John has held Chief Financial Officer roles with listed property groups including Lend Lease and was Chief Manager Corporate and Institutional Property Finance, Westpac Banking Corporation.

John’s brings an extensive back ground in funds management, structured finance, financial risk management, mergers and acquisitions, debt and capital management in a range of industries including Property, Infrastructure, Resources and Agriculture.


Responsible Manager
Evan Elliott.

M Laws, B Economics, B Arts (Economics)

Evan is a Responsible Manager for MCG AFSL. He has in excess of 20 years’ experience in the structuring, documenting and negotiating corporate and project finance transactions (including property), legal compliance and corporate governance. 

Evan has been in private legal practice as a partner working for financial institutions and clients in the funds management and property industries and was a senior lawyer with two of Australia’s leading banks, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (“ANZ”) and Westpac.

Evan’s commercial experience includes documentation of a broad range of facility and security documents including property and trust related loans, syndicated loans, construction and development loans, small business loans, complex loan structured and security documentation.