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.

Asset Management & Financial Administration
Lindsay Cilliers

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.

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
Christiaan Serfontein

Christiaan Serfontein

B.Comm Accounting Science, CIMA Bert BA
Head of Operations

Christiaan manages the operations team and is responsible for all operations IT systems and reporting, internal compliance and risk management. His team is also responsible for all development projects and utilities management for Capital Land and our clients, including renewable energy programmes. Christiaan holds a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences from the University of South Africa. Christiaan has completed a course in the fundamentals of energy management and is currently studying towards his Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional qualification.

Simphiwe Mkutshulwa

Simphiwe Mkutshulwa

Dip.Civil Engineering
Regional Operations Manager

Simphiwe is responsible for the operational management of a segregated client portfolio in the Mpumalanga and Gatueng regions. Simphiwe is responsible for providing support to the Head of Operations 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.

Andre Venter

Andre Venter

B.Tech Quantity Surveying
Regional Operations Manager

Andre is responsible for the operational management of a segregated client portfolio in the Gauteng and Eastern Cape regions. Andre is responsible for providing support to the Head of Operations 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.

Derrick Ndebele

Derrick Ndebele

BSc (Hons) Construction Management
Regional Operations Manager

Derrick is responsible for the operational management of a segregated client portfolio in the Gauteng and Free State regions. Derrick is responsible for providing support to the Head of Operations 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 complianceDerrick has experience in site engineering, procurement and quantity surveying. Prior to his appointment at Capital Land, Derrick worked at PACE Services where he was involved in procurement and quantity surveying. Prior to this he was a site engineer for Group Five Projects.

Johan Rossouw

Johan Rossouw

Regional Operations Manager

Johan is responsible for the operational management of a segregated client portfolio in the Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo regions. Johan is responsible for providing support to the Head of Operations 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.

Peet Delport

Peet Delport

Operations Executive

Peet is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of service providers and Occupational Health and Safety compliance 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.

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.

Azarian Mbuyane

Azarian Mbuyane

Kanyamazane Centre Manager

Azarian is 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.

Bob Harcus

Bob Harcus

Village Square Facilities Manager

Bob is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Village Square Shopping Centre including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Lebogang Legwale

Lebogang Legwale

B.A Communication & Psychology (UNISA)
Alexandra Plaza Centre Manager

Lebo is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Alexandra Plaza including the management of service providers and adherence to protocol, liaison with head office in relation to tenants, tenant installations and administration. Lebo has over 13 years experience in the property management industry and has worked for various retail marketing companies including Mustard Seed Relationship Marketing, Primedia Lifestyle and Purple Plum Brand Communications. She was appointed as the Marketing Manager of Heidelberg Mall in 2017 and joined Capital Land in 2018 where she was appointed as Heidelberg Mall Centre Manager. In 2020 Lebo was appointed as the Centre Manager of Alexandra Plaza. Lebo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Psychology from the University of South Africa.

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.

Marina van der Westhuizen

Marina van der Westhuizen

The Crossing Centre Manager

Marina is responsible for 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. Marina started her career in the insurance industry where she was an independent assessor for over 9 years for Santam, Mutual & Federal, and Hollard. Prior to her appointment at Capital Land in 2019, Marina held a centre management position at Broll and was responsible for the management of properties in the Resilient Portfolio.

Mzo Limba

Mzo Limba

Motherwell Centre Manager

Mzo is responsible for 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.

Norman Magagula

Norman Magagula

Mkhuhlu Plaza Centre Manager

Norman is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Mkhuhlu 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, Norman held the position of Store Manager at Butterfield Bakery at Mkhuhlu Plaza and was appointed as Mkhuhlu Plaza Centre Manager in 2007.

Sipho Dlamini

Sipho Dlamini

Nkomazi Plaza Centre Manager

Sipho is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of Nkomazi 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, Sipho was a Community Liaison Officer involved in the development of Nkomazi Plaza and Kamaqhekeza Plaza before being appointed as Nkomazi Plaza Centre Manager in 2008.

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.

Wendy Nyathi

Wendy Nyathi

Bridge City Centre Manager

Wendy 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. Wendy joined Capital Land in January 2014 as the Centre Manager of KwaMashu Shopping Centre. She was appointed as Bridge City Centre Manager in 2015.

Legal, Risk & Compliance
Sipho Evans

Sipho Evans

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

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.

Stephanie Mort

Stephanie Mort

Law LLB (Hon) LPC
Legal & Compliance Manager

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.

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.

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.

Brad Gornall

Brad Gornall

Leasing Sales Manager

Brad is responsible for lease renewals and the management of tenant relationships for Capital Land and our clients. Brad began his career in marketing as a Key Account Manager for internationally recognised FMCG brands. In 2014, Brad established a real estate firm which specialised in property investments and developments. Brad studied Property Investment and Development through the University of Cape Town.

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.

Melicia Fernandez

Melicia Fernandez

Leasing Administration Manager

Melicia is responsible for the management of all leasing administration and related functions. Melicia graduated with a National Senior Certificate in Administration and Accounting from Protea College in 2000. Melicia has a total of 19 years experience in administration, 15 of which have been within property administration and accounts departments. After working at Pepkor Group for five years as a Property Accounts Administrator, Melicia joined the leasing department at Faircape and worked there for three years prior to her appointment at Capital Land in 2013.

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.

Nadine Adonis

Nadine Adonis

BSc (Hons) Property Studies
Media and Marketing Manager

Nadine is responsible for the management of non-GLA income generated through media, marketing functions and the implementation and management of CSI programmes for Capital Land and our clients. Nadine joined Capital Land in February 2015 through the Capital Land Graduate Programme. Nadine holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Property Studies from the University of Cape Town.