BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AN INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH A PROVEN TRACK RECORD

Gary Fisher

Gary is a UCT graduate. He was a member of CBS Property Group’s executive team from inception in 1994 through to its disposal in 2007. He subsequently launched British Capital, a Guernsey based property investment company, and founded the Property Foundation, a non-profit property development company. Gary more recently served a term with the Western Cape Government as the Head of Public Works. He currently serves as Executive Chairman of the Capitalgro Board.

Gavin Klerck

Gavin founded Capitalgro in 2013 and brings 20 years of property experience to the group. His time at CBS Property Group from 1996 involved every facet of its operation from the early days to the 2005 listing and 2007 group sale, including property acquisitions, asset and property management, development and day-to-day running of the business. He currently serves as CEO of the Capitalgro Board.

 

James Wilson

James, a Chartered Accountant, is CEO and Co-Founder of the Amdec Group, a leading privately-owned South African real estate investment and development company. James’s deal-making acumen, property finance knowledge and development expertise are behind Amdec’s pioneering portfolio which includes the iconic Melrose Arch mixed-use precinct, Evergreen Lifestyles, XtraSpace and many other landmark mixed-use, residential and commercial developments. James is a Non-Executive Director of the Capitalgro Board.

 

Simon Susman

Having held a number of top executive positions in the group, Simon was appointed CEO of Woolworths in 2000 and took over the chairmanship of its Australian subsidiary, Country Road, in 2003. Woolworths is a $6bn group operating in Southern Africa and Australia.  Simon is currently Non-Executive Chairman of the Woolworths Group and the London-based Virgin Active fitness business, as well as being a Non-Executive Director of the Capitalgro Board.