Ms Horton has spent her career in the property valuation sector, with varied experience across the real estate, valuation, banking and finance, and mortgage insurance industries.
She began her career as a registered property valuer, and then spent eight years working her way through multiple leadership roles at Genworth.
Ms Horton spent a few years working as an independent consultant on valuations operations and strategy for CoreLogic banking clients, as well as working closely with a range of real estate associations and institutes, including REINSW and the REBAA.
In her new role, Ms Horton will bring a new perspective to CoreLogic valuation partners as they navigate an evolving landscape of digital disruption and business transformation, according to the property group.
In the role, Ms Horton will reportedly oversee all aspects of CoreLogic’s valuation solutions, including the panel management function, with the goal of further growing the leadership footprint in Australia and New Zealand by supporting valuation firms to address their day-to-day challenges.
One of her main purposes will be to help the valuation industry in its goals to grow, manage risks and optimise operational performance for CoreLogic’s shared clients.
CoreLogic general manager of industry solutions James Vaughan welcomed Ms Horton to her new role.
“This is the start of an exciting new era for CoreLogic. We are really looking forward to embark on a journey with our valuation partners and empower them to fulfil their goals.
“Shelley has a great track record in working in complex multi-stakeholder environments and driving outcomes through the power of innovation, data and collaboration.”
Commenting on her appointment, Ms Horton said: “The valuation industry plays a key role supporting many important sectors of the economy, and I am excited about partnering with the industry as it continues to evolve in the information age and to help drive innovation, efficiencies and sound risk management solutions that embrace the use of data, analytics and technology.”
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