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Raylene is a Professionally Registered Scientific Professional with the South African Council of Natural Sciences. She managed the sustainability portfolio for a large multinational engineering firm across Africa for six years spanning across 12 offices providing support to over 1000 employees. She has over 20 years' experience as a technical expert in sustainable infrastructure design, with a focus on process optimisation, green building and green road design, with the application of climate change adaption initiatives focused on the protection of...

With over 25 years' experience, James Brice is a James is a leading risk consultant to the Private Equity and Financial Services Industry and is the appointed broker and/or dedicated strategic ESG advisor for over 45 funds, asset managers, hedge funds and/or banks, and is the appointed ESG expert for three international mining consultancies in Africa. James has constantly innovated the ESG, and Impact fields having started the first Environmental Insurance offering, an ESG Unit Trust and the first Impact...

Grace Legodi is a Venture Partner and Investment Committee Member at an SA VC Fund, Grindstone Ventures, and consults to The World Bank Group, helping them execute on Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development in Southern Africa. She’s also an angel investor and sits on the investment committee/advisory board of various ventures. Prior to her current roles she was the SA Director Country Manager for Plug and Play in California. She also has work experience in Investment Banking. This experience was gained over...

Thompson is the Managing Broker of eXp South Africa, appointed by eXp Global President, Michael Valdes in 2020. Thompson has more than two decades experience as a key role-player in property development, marketing, sales and tourism across Southern Africa and Mauritius. Born in the Eastern Cape, Thompson worked his way up the tourism industry ladder in positions with prestigious hotel groups in Southern Africa, including Protea Hotels, Southern Sun, Cresta, Tsogo Sun and The Three Cities Group. He has travelled...

Experienced Property and Development professional with a demonstrated history of delivering major Negotiation and developments for clients. Strong strategic capability, professional skilled in Asset Management Asset Management across the Due Diligence and development sectors including residential (including high-rise), commercial properties, industrial property, retail land, hotels and master planning. Significant experience in managing large scale complex multi-use projects. Broad understanding of urbanism and its impacts on people and property....

Laurence has extensive experience in the financial services environment, spanning investment banking, private equity, retail banking and insurance and asset management. He was previously a director of Standard Bank, having headed the Insurance and Asset Management division and, prior to that, being in charge of the Strategic Investments and Alliances division....

Appointed as the new CEO for Transcend effective from 1 January 2021. Previously served as CFO of the company for nearly three years, from the date of original appointment on 9 March 2018. Eight years’ experience in the affordable housing market and private equity. Involved in new fund development for IHS and formerly Dealmaker at IHS. Previously a Manager at Deloitte & Touche, former Financial Analyst at Absa Capital and Absa Retail banks and former consultant at Nimble Risk Services....

Brian Sango (Your Property Guy) aged 31 - is the Strategic Partnerships & Sales Manager of Property Inspect which is a Proptech software solution we created to help automate the property inspection process using our robust mobile APP which means for any type of inspection the entire process can be done from a single app. The scheduling, geo-pinning location, taking of photos / videos, voice to text converter, creation of work orders etc. Aside from this he is also the...

A civil engineer turn entrepreneur, Joshua Raphael is intent on using technology to create solutions that disrupt and significantly shift the needle. Since childhood, he has envisioned himself as an inventor and problem solver. At Parket his aim is to disrupt the parking industry - to put parking real estate to better use - in a way that creates value for landlords and retailers across the sector, while providing effortless convenience for consumers and positively benefitting the planet. An avid...

Kundayi is a co-founder and executive director of Sesfikile Capital. He holds a BSc. (Hons) in Property Studies from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and a CFA designation. He recently completed his Private Equity and Venture Capital course and Program for Leadership Development (PLD) at Harvard Business School. He began his career at Old Mutual Properties and moved to Investec Bank as a property valuer. He then moved to Investec Property Investments as a buy-side analyst and was appointed...