Our Team

Our background in corporate advisory, funds management
and self storage development underpins our business model

Jonathan Perrins

Fund Manager

Jonathan has over 24 years experience in the self storage industry and is the founder, owner and chairman of Steel Storage Group – a business Jonathan has grown for over 20 years in the areas of self storage design, manufacturing and construction in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Jonathan is a past Chairman of the Self Storage Association of Australasia and the past Chairman of the Self Storage Association of Asia. Jonathan was a founding shareholder and director of Extra Space Asia and has invested in a number of self storage centres in Australia and the UK. Jonathan founded USS Funds Management in January 2014 to capitalise on his experience to create further investment opportunities in the self storage industry.

Robert Gregg

Fund Manager

Robert has over 25 years experience in investment banking and private equity in Australia, Asia and South Africa. During this period, Robert held senior corporate finance positions with major international investment banks.

Robert has over 10 years experience in the self storage industry and was the founding Chairman of Extra Space Asia, a trans-Asian self storage business. Robert founded USS Funds Management in January 2014 to capitalise on his experience to create further investment opportunities in the self storage industry.

James Donne

Portfolio Manager

James joined Universal Self Storage Funds Management team as a Senior Analyst in October 2018.  He was previously with Ernst and Young for over 5 years where he specialised in project finance advisory on large scale infrastructure projects.

James is responsible for portfolio management, investor relations and the assessment of investment opportunities in the self storage industry.

Michael Grech

Finance Manager

Michael joined Universal Self Storage Funds Management in January 2021 as the Finance Manager. He was previously with Multi Family Office EWM Group for over 7 years as head of operations and finance. Michael also has a background in Banking having worked for NAB and Barclays UK.

Michael is responsible for the finance, accounting and compliance functions of Universal Self Storage Funds Management.