Qualification: BComm Hons, CFA
Experience: James was employed at Barnard Jacobs Mellet, a prominent South African stockbroker from 1996 to 2003 where he covered various sectors including real estate. James was the chief executive officer of Emira Property Fund, a JSE listed REIT, from 2004 to 2015. James was appointed as a director of the company on 25 October 2017.
Qualification: BComm (Hons) CA(SA)
Experience: Colin started his career as an audit senior at JCB Incorporated in 2010, where he gained exposure to various industries, including the retail industry, real estate, construction, manufacturing and law.
In 2015 he moved to MD Accountants & Auditors Incorporated where he was an Audit Supervisor, followed by an Audit Manager position at AS. Pocock Incorporated from 2016 to 2018. Colin assumed the position of financial director of Castleview from 1 March 2019.
Qualification: BComm, CFA
Experience: Ashraf worked in asset management from 1998 to 2009, managing equity, balanced funds, and third-party assets in excess of R20 billion. He served as CEO of Ascension Properties and successfully listed the business in June 2012. He served as acting-CIO at Pareto, an unlisted property company, and thereafter served as Chairman of Inospace, a property development and rental company. More recently, Ashraf has been involved in consulting on financial structuring and capital raising for unlisted corporates. Ashraf was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2020.
Qualification: BAcc, BComm Hons, LLB ACMA, CGMA
Experience: Gregory was a portfolio manager at Cape Town based Gryphon Asset Management between 1999 and 2007, before moving to Macquarie Securities South Africa 2008 as an originator. He was an outsourced portfolio manager for various asset management companies from 2009 to 2011, whereafter he moved to Southchester Investment Managers in 2011 as chief investment officer. Gregory was appointed as a director of the company on 25 October 2017.
Qualification: BA LLB
Experience: David is currently CEO of ProAfrica Property Services and chairman of listed Acsion Property Fund. He has been involved in the listed Property arena since 2001 as a fund manager for Capital and Centre City property funds, which now largely form part of Hyprop. Davide is an admitted Advocate. He was appointed as a director of Castleview on 25 October 2017.
Qualification: BComm, LLB, MBA
Experience: Avesh was a corporate attorney at Webber Wentzel (Linklaters) in Johannesburg between 2005 and 2010. From 2010 to 2012 he completed his MBA at University of Pittsburgh, before founding Fibon Energy, a renewable energy company, in 2012, where he is currently chief executive officer and a director. Avesh was appointed as a director of the company on 25 October 2017.