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Emira Property Fund (EMIJ.J)

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23 Jul 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gerhard van Zyl

59 2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Geoffrey Jennett

50 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Greg Booyens

41 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Ulana van Biljon

51 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Bryan Kent

73 2010 Lead Independent Non-executive Director

Nocawe Makiwane

59 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vuyisa Nkonyeni

49 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Derek Thomas

48 2017 Non-Executive Director

Michael Aitken

61 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vusumuzi Mahlangu

48 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Wayne McCurrie

58 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jasandra Nyker

2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gerhard van Zyl

Mr. Gerhard van Zyl serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Gerhard brings a wealth of knowledge and more than 20 years’ experience in the commercial property industry having been the CEO of two listed property funds. He was also the SAPOA president in 2003/4.

Geoffrey Jennett

Mr. Geoffrey Michael Jennett is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Geoff, a qualified chartered accountant by training, had over 20 years’ experience in the financial markets, particularly in the structured capital markets and the corporate equity derivatives spaces, prior to joining Emira. He has worked at FNB Corporate, Coronation Capital, Nedbank Capital and Absa Capital, as well as was the financial and operations director of Honey Fashion Accessories (Pty) Ltd. Geoff joined Emira on 1 November 2014, becoming Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 January 2015. He was then appointed as Emira’s CEO effective from 1 September 2015.

Greg Booyens

Mr. Greg S. Booyens, CA(SA) is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company since 1 January 2016. Greg is a qualified chartered accountant with 14 years’ experience in finance and operations management, seven of which have been in the listed property sector. Greg completed his articles at PKF in South Africa and thereafter spent eight years in the United Kingdom where he gained experience in the financial services sector. Greg joined Emira on 1 January 2016 from Delta Property Fund where he had been the Chief Financial Officer.

Ulana van Biljon

Ms. Ulana van Biljon is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Emira Property Fund. Ulana has over 23 years’ experience in the property industry, in particular retail management, property management and asset management. Her experience relates to both the corporate and listed property fund environments. She is responsible for the asset and operations management of the property portfolio. Ulana was appointed Executive Director on 10 February 2012 and Chief Operating Officer effective 1 September 2015.

Bryan Kent

Mr. Bryan Hugh Kent is Lead Independent Non-executive Director of Emira Property Fund. Bryan is a financial business consultant with considerable experience in property matters and financial structuring and was previously a partner at PriceWaterhouse. He is currently a non-executive director of Cadiz Holdings, Raubex and Anchor Yeast.

Nocawe Makiwane

Ms. Nocawe Eustacia Makiwane is Non-Executive Independent Director of Emira Property Fund. Nocawe was a former portfolio manager at Stanlib Asset Management. Currently she serves as a non-executive director of Xau Investments (Pty) Ltd, Women in Capital Growth (Pty) Ltd, Pacific Breeze Trading, Micawber 410 (Pty) Ltd, Black Management Forum Investment Company Ltd, and iNnovative Strategic Projects Group (Pty) Ltd. She is an executive director of all AM Mfolozi Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd companies as well an executive director of iEnsure Brokers (Pty) Ltd and iEnsure (Pty) Ltd, a licenced FSP.

Vuyisa Nkonyeni

Mr. Vuyisa Nkonyeni is Non-Executive Independent Director of Emira Property Fund. Vuyisa has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking and private equity. He is a chartered accountant by training having served his training contract with PriceWaterhouse, which he completed in 1996. Subsequent to his training, he joined Deutsche Bank in 1997 where he gained investment banking experience primarily in corporate and project finance advisory work over a four-year period. He has also served as the Financial Director of Worldwide African Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and recently as the Chief Executive Officer of Kagiso Tiso Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a position he held from 1 January 2012 until 31 December 2017. Vuyisa is now pursuing various private investment opportunities across a range of industry sectors.

Derek Thomas

Mr. Derek Thomas is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Derek is the co-founder of Letsema, an independent diversified holding company with long-term interests in management consulting and proprietary investments. Over the past 20 years Derek has worked extensively across various capacities within the Letsema Group. He was appointed as a Non-executive Director of Emira on 15 August 2017.

Michael Aitken

Mr. Michael Simpson Aitken is Non-Executive Independent Director of Emira Property Fund. Michael has considerable experience in property-related activities, with specific expertise in asset and fund management related to directly held and listed property vehicles. He is currently actively involved in property investment both locally and internationally. Michael is a non-executive director of Transcend Residential Property Fund and immediate past Chairman of Hyprop Investments Limited.

Vusumuzi Mahlangu

Mr. Vusumuzi Mahlangu is Non-Executive Independent Director of Emira Property Fund. Vusi is a former investment banker with over 20 years’ experience. He is a founder and director of Tamela Holdings (Pty) Ltd. Between 2005 and 2008, he was the CEO of Makalani, a JSE listed mezzanine fund. Prior to joining Makalani he worked for Investec and African Oxygen Limited.

Wayne McCurrie

Mr. Wayne McCurrie is the Non-Executive Independent Director of Emira Property Fund. Wayne started his career in the financial services industry in 1988, when he joined Lifegro Limited as a management accountant. Lifegro was subsequently taken over by the Momentum Group in 1989 where he stayed until it was incorporated into RMB Asset Management in 1994. He left RMB Asset Management for Sage in 2002 and re-joined the FirstRand Group in 2004 as Managing Director of Momentum International Multi-Managers. He joined the broader MMI Group as an investment professional on 1 March 2008, where he managed various retirement fund and private client portfolios. In November 2016 Wayne joined Ashburton Investments (part of the FirstRand Group) as portfolio manager. Following changes within FirstRand, Wayne now is employed by Wealth and Investments, First National Bank.

Jasandra Nyker

Ms. Jasandra Nyker is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms Nyker holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Finance) degree, is a MBA graduate of the London Business School and attended a USA Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21 st Century programme offered by the Harvard Kennedy School. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of BioTherm Energy and previously led the direct investment arm of the PCG Clean Energy Fund based in California. She has also worked for Lehman Brothers in London and Brait Private Equity in South Africa. Among other professional accreditations, she was nominated to the 2017 Power Elites List and in 2012, was honoured by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gerhard van Zyl

426,000

Geoffrey Jennett

4,250,000

Greg Booyens

3,341,000

Ulana van Biljon

3,768,000

Bryan Kent

437,000

Nocawe Makiwane

186,000

Vuyisa Nkonyeni

214,000

Derek Thomas

--

Michael Aitken

254,000

Vusumuzi Mahlangu

363,000

Wayne McCurrie

276,000

Jasandra Nyker

--
As Of  30 Jun 2018