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LEADERSHIP

Executive team

MORNÉ WILKEN

Chief Executive Officer

Morné is a qualified industrial engineer and obtained sizable property and corporate finance experience while working at RMB/FirstRand for 10 years after which he led teams at Atterbury Properties and Attacq Limited, with a focus on rolling out the Waterfall Development in Gauteng. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Attacq Limited from 2011 to 2017, and MAS Real Estate Inc from January to December 2018. He joined Hyprop as Chief Executive Officer in January 2019.

BRETT TILL

Chief Financial Officer

Brett is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in corporate finance, due diligence, financial management and reporting, corporate governance, company and commercial law and taxation and exchange control compliance. He started his career at Fisher Hoffman Stride, before joining Rebhold Limited, where he served as the Group Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2007. Prior to joining Hyprop, Brett also served as the Chief Financial Officer at Mentor Africa Limited, a private investment company.

WILHELM NAUTA

Chief Investment Officer

Wilhelm is a chartered accountant with expertise in investment analysis, investment management, M&A and business strategy. He started his career at Deloitte (Financial Institutions Team) in Johannesburg, before joining BJM Securities as investment analyst. He subsequently worked for Royal Bafokeng Holdings as a manager in strategic investments, and as executive director at Blend Property Group. Wilhelm is responsible for M&A and investment activities across all Hyprop’s geographies.

Independent non-executive directors

Gavin Tipper

Chairman

Gavin has been involved in the financial services industry for over 20 years, and was an executive director of Coronation Investments and trading Limited and a technical partner at KPMG South Africa. He is a director of a number of listed companies.

Committees: Remuneration and nomination, investment

Thabo Mokgatlha

Independent non-executive

Thabo began his career as a senior lecturer in accounting and taxation at the University of the North West. He worked as finance manager of the North West Parks Board, centre manager in the Rustenburg office of the Auditor-General and finance manager of Royal Bafokeng Administration. He serves on the boards of a number of listed companies.

Committees: Audit and risk

Spiro Noussis

Independent non-executive

Spiro is a Chartered Accountant with considerable experience in the property sector in South Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the United Kingdom. He was formerly the joint CEO of Nepi Rockcastle PLC which owns a portfolio of dominant retail shopping centres in Central and Eastern Europe. Spiro’s knowledge of, and experience in, these markets will be of significant benefit to the board in managing the Company’s European investments.

Stewart Shaw-Taylor

Independent non-executive

Stewart has over 32 years’ experience in investment banking and real estate. Prior to retiring from Standard Bank, he was head of real estate investments: corporate and investment banking, responsible for its
equity-related real estate activities. He currently serves on a number of listed and unlisted boards.

Committees: Audit and risk, remuneration and nomination, investment

Nonyameko Mandindi

Independent non-executive

Nonyameko is a professional quantity surveyor with experience in all aspects of the infrastructure, property investment and development value chain. She is currently a non-executive director of Hudaco Industries Limited, SVA International Proprietary Limited and ITISA. She is executive director of property development and Investment venture, Kusile Africa Ventures Proprietary Limited, and Petals Global Proprietary Limited.

Committees: Social and ethics

Zuleka Jasper

Independent non-executive

Zuleka is a Chartered Accountant and serves on various examination and development committees at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Formerly she was the Africa Professional Practice Director and a technical partner at Deloitte Africa. She is also an international certified Leadership and Master Life Transformation Coach.

Committees: Audit and risk

Annabel Aimee Dallamore

Independent non-executive

Annabel holds a BSc, Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Cape Town and has experience in financial services, with a specific focus on asset securitisation and equity derivatives, technology and artificial intelligence. She is currently the CEO and founder of Strider, a leading South African fintech company, that assists corporates in the fields of artificial intelligence and automation.

Committees: Audit and risk and investment

Kevin Ellerine

Kevin Ellerine

Non-executive

Kevin joined the family business, Ellerine Holdings, in 1991 as merchandise manager. In 1993, he became property manager of Ellerine Bros Proprietary Limited, and was appointed managing director of the property division in 2000. He sits on the boards of all property and private equity companies in which Ellerine Bros is invested.

Committees: Investment

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Loyiso Dotwana

Independent Non-executive

Loyiso is a civil engineer with 30 years of experience in construction, consulting and property development, and is a founder and director of Afrimat Limited. He is currently the chairman of the NAKO Group and NAKO ILISO (collectively “NAKO”), prior to which he was the executive director for business development at NAKO. He is the Chairman of Blackwood Power, a renewable energy business, and the current President of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber.

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Bernadette Mzobe

Independent Non-executive

Bernadette, now MD of Intuit Infrastructure Advisers, was the chief executive officer of Rokwil Group Proprietary Limited, a property development company based in Kwa-Zulu Natal, and a non-executive director of Sub Saharan Industrial Holdings and the University of South Africa. She serves as the Chairperson of Women-In-Industries Holdings and is the KZN Regional Chairperson of the South African Property Owners Association. She previously held positions in the real estate divisions of Standard Bank, Ithala Limited and Investec.