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Board Members

Nkosinathi Manzana

A Civil Engineer with 24 years’ experience in the South African built industry and across the African continent, Nkosinathi Manzana is currently the Executive Head of Group Real Estate Services: Commercial Buildings for the Standard Bank Group; a leading financial services organization in Africa and the biggest bank in South […]

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Ilse Swanepoel

Ilse Swanepoel has over 12 years of experience in the utilities space and is an environmental sustainability specialist. Ilse holds a Bachelor of Information Sciences (BIS) Honours degree from the University of Pretoria and leads the development and implementation of Redefine’s environmental sustainability strategy. Ilse’s key expertise include the deployment […]

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Cormac Cullinan

Cormac Cullinan is an environmental lawyer, author, speaker and advocate for ecological sustainability. He is a director of South Africa’s oldest specialist environmental and green business law firm, Cullinan & Associates Inc. in Cape Town. Cormac has worked in more than 20 countries and has drafted environmental treaties, legislation and […]

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Helen Botes

Helen Botes is the CEO of the Joburg Property Company, which she has headed since 2008. She has successfully repositioned the company by aggressively implementing the JPC Turnaround Strategy. In 2012 the City transferred the Metro Trading Company as well as its entire Facilities Management and Maintenance to her portfolio. […]

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Kevin James

Kevin is an eco-entrepreneur focused 100% on unlocking green economy opportunities. He is also a sustainability professional with deep experience in strategic corporate sustainability as well as in the development of green, low carbon projects. In 2006 he founded his most current entrepreneurial venture – Global Carbon Exchange (GCX) with […]

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Brian Unsted

Brian has an impressive 23 years’ experience in the South African property industry with a particular focus on extracting optimal value from some of South Africa’s most prestigious and successful shopping centres/mixed use properties. Brian’s background as a Senior Financial Manager in property development at Liberty Properties, Financial Manager at […]

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André Theys

André Theys is the Executive Manager: Operations for the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, one of South Africa’s most iconic and visited destinations.  André joined the V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd in June 2017 and is responsible for all operations including technical infrastructure, utilities, physical plant, hard and soft facilities […]

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Mfundo Xulu Ka Dlamini

Mr Mfundo Xulu Ka Dlamini is a Real Estate professional, having completed studies in University of Johannesburg, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science (MSc) qualification in Management of Technology and Innovation (MOTi) with the Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management. He was in a class of pioneers at […]

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Howard Rauff

Howard holds a BSC Quantity Surveying degree from Wits University. He has been serving at Nedbank for the past 17 years in the Group’s Property Services division and is currently the head of the division with executive responsibility for all aspects related to the management of the Group’s extensive owner […]

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Marco Macagnano

Marco Macagnano is an Associate Director, Senior Design Architect, and Joint Head of Sustainability with Bentel Associates International, a leading architectural, master planning and interior design consultancy based in Johannesburg, with offices in Cape Town and Mumbai. Marco obtained a Master’s degree in Architecture at the University of Pretoria, and […]

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