Management Team

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Management Team2018-11-05T14:27:13+00:00

The Capital Land management team have the experience and track record to deliver value enhancing performance to our clients through a directly managed integrated operating model

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William Brooks

BBusSci (UCT), AIEP (Insead) Managing Director

William started his career in international banking working for Chase Manhattan Bank, Rand Merchant Bank, ABN AMRO Bank and ANZ Banking Group in South Africa, Europe and Asia. In 2003 William returned to South Africa to start his own business in commercial property. William holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town and completed the Asian International Executive Program at Insead Singapore in 2002. William founded Capital Land and Synergy.

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Anton Raubenheimer

BComm CA(SA) Financial Director

Anton is a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed his articles at Deloitte & Touche Johannesburg. Prior to joining Capital Land, Anton was Managing Director of Retail Africa Asset Management. Before this, he was Managing Director and Financial Director of Fountainhead Property Trust and head of business development for Virgin Active South Africa. Anton holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) from the University of Cape Town.

Tess Benzie

B. Bus. Sci (Hon), CA (SA) Asset Manager

Tess manages all asset management and financial administration for Capital Land and our clients. Tess is a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed her articles at KPMG in Cape Town. Shortly after joining Capital Land from KPMG Tess assumed responsibility for all financial administration in respect to the assembly and listing of Synergy Income Fund on the mainboard of the JSE in 2011. Tess holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Hon) degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) from the University of Cape Town.

Lindsay Cilliers

B. Bus. Sci (Hon), CA(SA) Financial Manager

Lindsay is responsible for all investment advisory services for Capital Land and our clients and manages the financial analysis functions for all acquisitions and disposals. Lindsay is a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed her articles at KPMG in Cape Town. Lindsay holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Hon) degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) from the University of Cape Town.

Stacey Stuppel

B. Bus. Sci (Hon), CA(SA) Financial Manager

Stacey manages the financial administration of a segregated institutional portfolio of Capital Land properties, including the client group accounting function and all regulatory reporting. Stacey is a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed her articles at KPMG in Cape Town. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land she worked as an analyst for Finvision Consulting Proprietary Limited. Stacey holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Hon) degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) from the University of Cape Town.

Liezl Geyer

B.Comm Accounting (Hon), CA(SA) Financial Reporting Accountant

Liezl is responsible for the financial administration of a segregated institutional portfolio of Capital Land properties. Liezl is a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed her articles at Ernst & Young Cape Town. After articles, Liezl stayed on with Ernst & Young for a further two years and transferred to their assurance department offices in San Francisco and then Memphis in the United States, where she was the assistant manager on the audit of one of the largest listed REIT’s in North America. Liezl holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hon) degree from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth.

Peet Delport

Operations Executive

Peet manages the operations team which is responsible for all the day-to-day operational and facilities management functions for Capital Land and its clients. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land, Peet was the Senior Operations Executive of Broll Property Group. Peet has vast technical experience gained over the last 30 years in the industry as well as extensive project management knowledge and training skills.

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Christiaan Serfontein

B.Comm Accounting Science, CIMA Candidate Operations Manager

Christiaan coordinates all operational functions at the Capital Land head office working with the Operations Executive and the Regional Operations Managers in the field. His team is also responsible for all development projects and utilities management for Capital Land and our clients, including solar power generation. Christiaan holds a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences from the University of South Africa. Christiaan has recently completed a course in the fundamentals of energy management and is currently studying towards his Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification.

Annemarie Jansen van Vuuren

Dip Acc & Facilities Management Portfolio Manager

Annemarie is responsible for operational management of a segregated client portfolio in the Mpumalanga region. Annemarie has 14 years’ operations experience in retail. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land in 2012, Annemarie was a co-owner and manager of 11 franchise outlets in Gauteng. Annemarie holds an accounting diploma and facilities management diploma from the University of the Free State.

Johan Rossouw

Portfolio Manager

Johan is responsible for operational management of a segregated client portfolio in the Gauteng and Limpopo regions. Johan has over 13 years experience in property management which he gained through his roles as Operations Manager at Atterbury Properties, Abreal & Sabreal Property Managers and Parkdev. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land, Johan was the branch manager for Global Cleaning Services and managed 270 staff members and key accounts including the University of Pretoria and South African Breweries.

Desmond Pretorius

Portfolio Manager

Desmond is responsible for operational management of a segregated client portfolio in the KwaZulu-Natal, Free State and Eastern Cape regions. Desmond has 14 years’ experience in retail management and 11 years’ experience in operations facilities management. Prior to joining Capital Land Desmond was a portfolio operations manager for Broll and was responsible for the management of properties in the Atterbury Group.

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Robert Siddle

B.Comm (Economics), PGDip (Sports Man), LLB, LLM (Tax) Legal & Compliance Manager

Robert manages all legal and compliance functions for Capital Land and our clients. Robert is a qualified Attorney who began his career in law in commercial litigation completing his articles at McLoughlin Clark Attorneys in Cape Town. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land, Robert held the position of Legal Advisor at Old Mutual Property, a division of Old Mutual PLC. Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) degree, an LLB and an LLM (Tax) from the University of Cape Town.

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Sipho Evans

B.Soc Sci (Politics & Organizational Psychology). Compliance & Risk Management , LLB Legal Advisor

Sipho is an admitted Attorney and manages an array of specialist legal functions for Capital Land and our clients. Sipho completed his articles at Venns Attorneys in Pietermaritzburg and Durban. Sipho started his career at First National Bank in the Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering Unit, and prior to his appointment at Capital Land held the position of Legal Advisor for the City of Cape Town. Sipho holds a Bachelor of Politics and Organisational Psychology from the University of Cape Town and an LLB from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Stephanie Mort

Law LLB (Hon) LPC Legal Advisor

Stephanie is a qualified Solicitor in England and Wales, United Kingdom and is responsible for managing the leasing sales and administration teams at Capital Land. Prior to joining Capital Land, Stephanie worked as a Senior Litigation Solicitor for the UK law firm GMS Law. Stephanie graduated from The University of Reading with a degree in Law, LLB (Hons) and thereafter studied her post graduate qualification in Law, LPC at The University of Law, Guildford, Surrey.

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Diana Wibberley

BComm (Econ & Law) Leasing Manager

Diana manages all leasing sales and tenant relationships for Capital Land and our clients. She started her career at Shaer and Associates, a Cape Town based law firm specialising in property law. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land in May 2011, Diana worked as a paralegal for Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes Attorneys. Diana holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Town with majors in law and economics.

Robyn Gedrych

BComm (PPE) Marketing Manager

Robyn manages all media and promotions, marketing functions and the implementation of all CSI programmes for Capital Land and our clients. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land in September 2011, she worked for a Cape Town based leisure group where she gained valuable experience in marketing and communications. Robyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) degree from the University of Cape Town.