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.

Directors
William Brooks

William Brooks

BBusSci (UCT), AIEP (Insead)
Group Chairman

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.

Anton Raubenheimer

Anton Raubenheimer

BComm CA(SA)
Managing 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

Tess Benzie

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

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 Main Board 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.

Inka Brooks

Inka Brooks

BComm
Director

Inka started her career working for The Hans Merensky Foundation in the development of their local product market. After some time in Switzerland, she returned to South Africa and started her own below-the-line advertising agency in the sports sector. The family moved to Asia for several years and upon returning to South Africa in 2003, she once again started her own company splitting her time between advertising and starting a new career in property investment.

Sean Segar

Sean Segar

BComm CA (SA), AMP (Oxford)
Director

Sean is a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed his articles at Deloitte & Touche. Sean is currently the Co Head of Cash and Liquidity Solutions at the Old Mutual Group. Prior to joining the Old Mutual Group, Sean held a number positions specialising in investments including Head of Cash and Liquidity Solutions at Nedgroup Investments and Chief Investment Officer for Property at the Liberty Group. Sean was also previously on the boards of both Synergy Income Fund and Fountainhead Property Trust. Sean was with the Standard Bank Group for 15 years and founded the STANLIB listed property business which is now the largest investment manager of listed property in Africa. Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) and completed the Advanced Management Programme through Oxford University in 2008.

Asset Management & Financial Administration
Lindsay Cilliers

Lindsay Cilliers

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

Liezl Geyer

Liezl Geyer

B.Comm Accounting (Hon), CA(SA)
Financial Manager

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.

Operations, Projects & Utilities Management
Etienne Hairbottle

Etienne Hairbottle

National Operations Manager

Etienne manages the operations team and is responsible for the overall operations of all assets under Capital Land’s management, including reporting, internal compliance, and risk management. Etienne has over 12 years’ experience in construction and project management. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land, Etienne held the position of Senior Project Manager at Betts Townsend Taylor where he was involved in the Bridge City Shopping Centre redevelopment project.

Andre Venter

Andre Venter

B.Tech Quantity Surveying
Regional Operations Manager

Andre is responsible for the operational management of retail properties in the Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga regions. Andre is responsible for providing support to the National Operations Manager in respect of capital and high value maintenance projects, accurate operations related reporting and adherence to procedures and controls, maintenance and lifecycle management across the portfolio and portfolio compliance. Andre is a candidate Quantity Surveyor, and prior to his appointment at Capital Land, he was a Facilities Manager for Trueprop, an investment property company, where he was responsible for an industrial portfolio consisting of 17 buildings.

Bob Harcus

Bob Harcus

Regional Operations Manager

Bob is responsible for the operational management of retail properties in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal regions. Bob is responsible for providing support to the National Operations Manager in respect of capital and high value maintenance projects, accurate operations related reporting and adherence to procedures and controls, maintenance and lifecycle management across the portfolio and portfolio compliance. Bob is a certified Commercial and Industrial Property Specialist and has extensive experience in the building industry. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land, Bob managed the regional sales of building materials from wholesale to retail.

Johan Rossouw

Johan Rossouw

Regional Operations Manager

Johan is responsible for the operational management of retail properties in the Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, North West and Limpopo regions. Johan is responsible for providing support to the National Operations Manager in respect of capital and high value maintenance projects, accurate operations related reporting and adherence to procedures and controls, maintenance and lifecycle management across the portfolio and portfolio compliance. 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.

Lerato Mandlaze

Lerato Mandlaze

Regional Operations Manager

Lerato is responsible for the operational management of retail properties in the Gauteng and Free State regions. Lerato is responsible for providing support to the National Operations Manager in respect of capital and high value maintenance projects, accurate operations related reporting and adherence to procedures and controls, maintenance and lifecycle management across the portfolio and portfolio compliance. Prior to her appointment as Sam Ntuli Mall Centre Manager in 2019, she obtained experience at call centres before moving into the facilities side of property management at Alexander Forbes. Lerato joined Capital Land in April 2023 when Sam Ntuli Mall was acquired by the Futuregrowth Community Property Fund. Lerato was appointed as a Regional Operations Manager in November 2023. Lerato holds a University of Johannesburg National Diploma in Management and a MANCOSA Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.

Simphiwe Mkutshulwa

Simphiwe Mkutshulwa

Dip.Civil Engineering
Regional Operations Manager

Simphiwe is responsible for the operational management of retail properties in the Mpumalanga and Gauteng regions. Simphiwe is responsible for providing support to the National Operations Manager in respect of capital and high value maintenance projects, accurate operations related reporting and adherence to procedures and controls, maintenance and lifecycle management across the portfolio and portfolio compliance. Prior to Simphiwe’s appointment at Capital Land, he was a Site Engineer for GVK-Siya Zama Construction and was the engineer on the Thulamahashe Plaza development project.

Azarian Mbuyane

Azarian Mbuyane

Operations Manager

Azarian is responsible for the operational management of retail properties in the Mpumalanga regions. He is also responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Kanyamazane Centre, including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2016, Azarian held the position of Store Manager at Ackermans at Kanyamazane Centre.

Alson Nxumalo

Alson Nxumalo

Maxwell Centre Manger

Alson is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Maxwell Centre including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Alson held the position of Cleaning Supervisor at Quatro Cleaning Services.

Anne Dire

Anne Dire

Sontonga Mall Centre Manager

Anne is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Sontonga Mall including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Anne has over 23 years experience in the retail environment. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Anne was a Sales Advisor for Ellerines for over 10 years. She then went on to join Lewis Stores as a branch manager before being appointed as Sontonga Mall Centre Manager in 2009.

Annemarie Jansen van Vuuren

Annemarie Jansen van Vuuren

Dip Acc & Facilities Management
Heidelberg Mall Centre Manager

Annemarie is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Heidelberg Mall including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. 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.

Debbie Patching-Bozza

Debbie Patching-Bozza

Murchison Mall Centre Manager

Debbie is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Murchison Mall, including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Debbie has over 26 years of property management experience and has held the position of Murchison Mall Centre Manager since 1995. Debbie joined Capital Land in 2021 when Murchison Mall was acquired by the Futuregrowth Community Property Fund.

Frank Mkhonto

Frank Mkhonto

Thulamahashe Plaza Centre Manager

Frank is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Thulamahashe Plaza including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Frank held the position of Store Manager at Ellerines at Thulamahashe Plaza.

Hitler Makhumisane

Hitler Makhumisane

Moutse Mall Centre Manager

Hitler is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Moutse Mall including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Hitler held the position of General Assistant at SJM Investment and Property based in Johannesburg.

Joseph Tshabalala

Joseph Tshabalala

Gateway Mall Centre Manager

Joseph is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Gateway Mall including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Joseph has over 15 years experience in property management. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Joseph was a Property Manager for Hermans and Romans before being appointed as Gateway Mall Centre Manager in 2007.

Lydia Noah

Lydia Noah

Setsing IV Centre Manager

Lydia is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Setsing IV Centre including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Lydia held the position of Office Manager at Rannus Trading before being appointed as Setsing IV Centre Manager in 2011.

Mary-Jane Freeman

Mary-Jane Freeman

The Crossing Shopping Centre Manager

Mary-Jane is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of The Crossing Shopping Centre including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Mary-Jane has over seventeen years of experience as a Store Manager at Milady's. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land in 2023, she held the position of a retail cleaning supervisor.

Mokgadi Rameetse

Mokgadi Rameetse

Diepsloot Mall Centre Manager

Mokgadi is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Diepsloot Mall, including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Mokgadi was a trainee manager for the Pick n Pay Group.

Mzo Limba

Mzo Limba

Motherwell Centre Manager

Mzo is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Motherwell Shopping Centre including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Mzo held the position of Security Operations Manager at Grinell Security Services based in Cape Town.

Noxolo Khumalo

Noxolo Khumalo

Sam Ntuli Mall Centre Manager

Noxolo is responsible for the oversight of operational aspects of Sam Ntuli Mall, management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to her appointment as Sam Ntuli Mall Facilities in Manager in 2020, she held the position of Site Manager at Edilcon, and was part of the construction team on the Sam Ntuli Mall project. Noxolo joined Capital Land in April 2023 when Sam Ntuli Mall was acquired by the Futuregrowth Community Property Fund. Noxolo was appointed as Sam Ntuli Mall Centre Manager in November 2023. Noxolo holds National Diploma in Civil Engineering from Tshwane North TVET College

Nothando Mashele

Nothando Mashele

Nkomazi Plaza and Kamaqhekeza Plaza Centre Manager

Nothando is responsible for the oversight of operational aspects of Nkomazi Plaza and Kamaqhekeza Plaza including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, tenant installations and administration. Nothando has practical work experience in operations inspections at a power station, and administration and team management experience working on projects for a service provider to the agricultural sector in Mpumalanga. Nothando holds a Diploma in Management Services and a B.Tech in Quality from the University of Johannesburg.

Piegee Mathibela

Piegee Mathibela

KG Mall Centre Manager

Piegee is responsible for the oversight of operational aspects of KG Mall including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, tenant installations and administration. Prior to his appointment as KG Mall Centre Manager in 2014, Piegee held the position of Store Manager at Verimak in Witbank. Piegee joined Capital Land in 2023 when KG Mall was acquired by the Futuregrowth Community Property Fund.

Sibusiso Sibiya

Sibusiso Sibiya

King Senzangakhona Shopping Centre Manager

Sibusiso is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of King Senzangakhona Shopping Centre, including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2021, Sibusiso was a Security Contract Manager for Excellerate Security Services at Futuregrowth Community Property Fund’s Bridge City Shopping Centre.

Sizwe Mngomezulu

Sizwe Mngomezulu

Eyethu Orange Farm Mall Centre Manager

Sizwe is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Eyethu Orange Farm Mall, including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Sizwe has extensive experience in property management and prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2014, he worked for Advent Asset Management and the Public Investment Corporation.

Trevor Naicker

Trevor Naicker

Bridge City Shopping Centre Manager

Trevor is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Bridge City Shopping Centre, including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Trevor has extensive facilities and centre management experience. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2021, Trevor managed the operations of KFC stores for True Blue Foods as well as retail and commercial assets for Bentel Group and Excellerate JHI.

Wellington Sijovu

Wellington Sijovu

Kuyasa Centre Manager

Wellington is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Kuyasa Centre including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land in 2015, Wellington held the position of Branch Manager at Midas in Mdantsane.

Legal, Risk & Compliance
Joy Sinclair

Joy Sinclair

B.Comm (Law) (LLB) Stel
Head of Legal

Joy is a qualified Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary who started her career in law in commercial litigation. She completed her articles at STBB Cape Town and went on to join STBB’s Property Law Division as a practicing attorney, specializing in all aspects of property law. She joined Capital Land in 2012 and held the position of Legal and Compliance Manager for five years before establishing Mapenzi Capital, a specialist retail property consultancy. Joy is a passionate property professional who thrives on finding commercial solutions to legal problems. Joy rejoined Capital Land in July 2023.

Carla Trimmel

Carla Trimmel

Law LLB
Legal Advisor

Carla is responsible for the management of legal arrears as well as handling operational, contractual and compliance related legal work for Capital Land and our clients. Carla holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of the Western Cape. Carla is an admitted attorney of the High Court with a background in litigation and has completed Conveyancing and Notarial Practice courses through the Law Society of South Africa.

Aphiwe Dlula

Aphiwe Dlula

Law LLB, BSc (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology)
Legal Advisor

Aphiwe is responsible for the management of community relations as well as handling operational, contractual and compliance related legal work for Capital Land and our clients. Aphiwe holds Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Stellenbosch. Aphiwe is an admitted attorney of the High Court and completed his articles at MacRobert Incorporated.

FFC No. 20227139984

Leasing Sales & Lease Administration
Diana Wibberley

Diana Wibberley

BComm (Econ & Law)
Leasing Sales Manager

Diana is responsible for leasing sales and the management of 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.

FFC No. 2023325862

Scott Revell

Scott Revell

BSc Property Studies
Leasing & Development Manager

Scott is responsible for developments, leasing sales and the management of tenant relationships for Capital Land and our clients. Scott started his career at Capitec Bank in the property division where he was responsible for the strategic rollout of Capitec branches and cash devices across South Africa and the management of landlord relationships. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Property Studies from the University of Cape Town.

FFC No. 2023326955

Janine Jepthas

Janine Jepthas

Leasing Sales Manager

Janine is responsible for lease renewals and the management of tenant relationships for Capital Land and our clients. Janine has over eight years experience in leasing which she gained through leasing positions held at Eris Property Group, Old Mutual, Fairvest Property Holdings and Camstone Asset Managers.

FFC No. 2023744043

Michael Doveton

Michael Doveton

DipSurvPract, ND Real Estate
Leasing Sales Manager

Michael is responsible for lease renewals and the management of tenant relationships for Capital Land and our clients. Michael is qualified in Building Surveying having graduated with a Diploma in Surveying Practice from the University College of Estate Management in Reading, England and he also holds a National Diploma in Real Estate (Property Valuation). Prior to his appointment at Capital Land he worked at David Newham Property Group and at Hermans and Roman Property Solutions where he specialised in the leasing of industrial, retail and commercial office space. Michael has 18 years’ experience in the leasing field.

FFC No. 2023220063

Marketing & Corporate Social Investment
Robyn Gedrych

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.