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DIRECTORS 2018-04-18T11:18:38+00:00

Our Team
Chairman

Terry Warren (62) – Independent non-executive chairman
(South African – based in Mauritius)
Date of appointment: 11 August 2016
Listed Company directorships: 1

Terry has over 25 years experience in the retail and wholesale industry. He started his career with the Spar Group, before joining their wholesale division. Terry, was one of the founding members and executive directors of CCW Wholesalers, later to become CBW Wholesalers under the Massmart Group, where he remained as an executive director. He went into residential property development on the Kwa Zulu Natal South Coast and in 2010 relocated to Mauritius.

Executive directors

Stephen Delport (36) – Chief Executive Officer
(South African)
BSc (Hons) Mathematics
Date of appointment: 1 March 2016
Listed company directorships: 1

Stephen has a BSc with financial orientation, majoring in mathematics, mathematical statistics and economics; and a BSc (Hons) Mathematics from the University of Johannesburg. Stephen started his career in 2003 in the asset management industry as a research analyst. He has gained a thorough insight into the global listed real estate industry, having managed several types of portfolios to date including collective investment schemes, exchange trade funds and hedge funds. Stephen joined the Resilient Group in 2007 and Rockcastle in 2012 and has been part of a successful and consistent property investment philosophy and process.

Jacobus “Kobus” van Biljon (41) – Chief financial officer
(South African – based in the Netherlands)
CA(SA), CFA, CAIA, CGMA
Date of appointment: 16 August 2017
Listed company directorships: 1

Kobus commenced his career at KPMG in Johannesburg, completed his articles in 2003 and focused on the banking and real estate sectors. In 2006 he transferred to KPMG in New York City, where he spent several years as consultant to global real estate and private equity asset management firms. He joined Rockcastle in 2014, initially working on Zambian retail property investments. In March 2015, he joined the Resilient Africa team in Lagos, Nigeria, as chief financial officer

Jan Wandrag (38)- Chief operating officer
(South African – based in Mauritius)
Bcom (Law)
Date of appointment: 22 August 2016
Listed company directorships:1

Jan joined Greenbay in 2016 from Maitland in Mauritius where he managed thier operations and business development from 2013. Jan served as a director and trustee on numerous companies and trusts set up on behalf of high net worth individuals and families, corporations and various funds. Before joining Maitland, Jan managed a team at GMG Trust Company which provided independent administration services to corporate structures, including syndications, securitisations, BEE structures, hedge funds, property investment trusts and debenture trusts from 2009. During this time, he served as director of JSE listed entities, including financial vehicles created by banks and other blue chip organisations. From 2006 to 2009, Jan worked as a legal officer at Integer and was part of the teams responsible for providing legal advice, collections, credit processes and product development. Jan holds a B.Com (Law) degree from the University of Johannesburg.

Non-executive directors

Karen Bodenstein (36) – Independent non-executive director
(Mauritian)
BCom (Accounting Sciences)
Date of appointment: 27 September 2016
Listed company directorships: 1

Karen completed her articles at BDO Spencer Steward in South Africa in 2004 and rose to the position of senior auditor, gaining invaluable experience in a wide variety of South African businesses. She has 12 years’ experience in the construction and development industry, having been closely involved working as the management accountant in a number of property-related companies, including a leading Mauritian property development organisation and medium-sized South African construction company. For the last three years she has been managing her own business providing consulting and accounting services to a range of global business companies in Mauritius. Karen has been living in Mauritius since 2007.

Teddy Lo Seen Chong (49) – Non Executive Director
(Mauritian)
CA (England and Wales), Mauritius
Stockbrocker Examination Certificate.
Date of appointment: 1 March 2016
Listed company directorships: 3

Teddy is the Finance Director of Intercontinental Trust Limited. He was previously Manager of the Fund Administration department. He worked for six years in a firm of Chartered Accountants in London, where his areas of responsibilities were auditing, accounting and taxation. He also worked for Deloitte in Mauritius where he was involved in the listing of a major local bank on the Mauritius Stock Exchange. He spent the last eleven years in Canada where he gathered valuable experience in the field of accounting and finance in North America. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He also holds a Mauritius Stockbroker Examination Certificate and is currently pursuing the Chartered Business Valuators designation.

Mark Oliver (49) – Independent non-executive Director
(British – based in Mauritius)
CA(SA)
Date of appointment: 28 June 2016
Listed company directorships: 3

Mark has over 20 years’ experience in managing debt, property and private equity assets and providing corporate finance and strategic advice, predominantly to public companies in the United Kingdom. Prior to founding Hibridge Capital (a London- based boutique private equity and advisory business) in 2003, Mark was a shareholder and employee of Hawkpoint Partners, which was the management buy-out of NatWest Markets’ corporate finance business. Mark worked for BoE Limited where he served on the executive committee of the group’s international business. Mark also worked at KPMG (London) as a manager. Mark is the chairman of Trellidor, the physical barrier security business in South Africa, and is the chairman of African Rainbow Capital Investments Limited, an investment holding company, focused on investing in financial services businesses and acquiring majority or significant minority interests in non-financial services businesses.

Barry Stuhler (60) – Independent non-executive Director
(South African)
BCom, BAcc, CA(SA)
Date of appointment: 16 August 2017
Listed company directorships: 2

Barry is a chartered accountant who completed his articles with Arthur Young. Barry’s experience includes management of the Part Bond Scheme and Gilt Fund for Hill Samuel Merchant Bank. He was financial director of Integrated Property Resources and managing director of Intaprop Management Services, the property management company for the Intaprop group. In 1994 Barry cofounded Inline Properties, a property management and corporate property advisory company. Barry is a founding director of Resilient, of which he is currently a non-independent non-executive director. In 2004 he became managing director of Property Fund Managers Limited (”PFM”), the asset manager of Capital. He joined the Pangbourne Properties Limited board as executive director in 2007 and served as the managing director of the company from 2008 to 2015. After the merger with Pangbourne, Barry was reappointed as managing director of PFM. Post the merger between Capital and Fortress, Barry retired as an executive director.

Our Team
Chairman

Terry Warren (62) – Independent non-executive chairman
(South African – based in Mauritius)
Date of appointment: 11 August 2016
Listed Company directorships: 1

Terry has over 25 years experience in the retail and wholesale industry. He started his career with the Spar Group, before joining their wholesale division. Terry, was one of the founding members and executive directors of CCW Wholesalers, later to become CBW Wholesalers under the Massmart Group, where he remained as an executive director. He went into residential property development on the Kwa Zulu Natal South Coast and in 2010 relocated to Mauritius.

Executive directors

Stephen Delport (36) – Chief Executive Officer
(South African)
BSc (Hons) Mathematics
Date of appointment: 1 March 2016
Listed company directorships: 1

Stephen has a BSc with financial orientation, majoring in mathematics, mathematical statistics and economics; and a BSc (Hons) Mathematics from the University of Johannesburg. Stephen started his career in 2003 in the asset management industry as a research analyst. He has gained a thorough insight into the global listed real estate industry, having managed several types of portfolios to date including collective investment schemes, exchange trade funds and hedge funds. Stephen joined the Resilient Group in 2007 and Rockcastle in 2012 and has been part of a successful and consistent property investment philosophy and process.

Jacobus “Kobus” van Biljon (41) – Chief financial officer
(South African – based in the Netherlands)
CA(SA), CFA, CAIA, CGMA
Date of appointment: 16 August 2017
Listed company directorships: 1

Kobus commenced his career at KPMG in Johannesburg, completed his articles in 2003 and focused on the banking and real estate sectors. In 2006 he transferred to KPMG in New York City, where he spent several years as consultant to global real estate and private equity asset management firms. He joined Rockcastle in 2014, initially working on Zambian retail property investments. In March 2015, he joined the Resilient Africa team in Lagos, Nigeria, as chief financial officer

Jan Wandrag (38)- Chief operating officer
(South African – based in Mauritius)
Bcom (Law)
Date of appointment: 22 August 2016
Listed company directorships:1

Jan joined Greenbay in 2016 from Maitland in Mauritius where he managed thier operations and business development from 2013. Jan served as a director and trustee on numerous companies and trusts set up on behalf of high net worth individuals and families, corporations and various funds. Before joining Maitland, Jan managed a team at GMG Trust Company which provided independent administration services to corporate structures, including syndications, securitisations, BEE structures, hedge funds, property investment trusts and debenture trusts from 2009. During this time, he served as director of JSE listed entities, including financial vehicles created by banks and other blue chip organisations. From 2006 to 2009, Jan worked as a legal officer at Integer and was part of the teams responsible for providing legal advice, collections, credit processes and product development. Jan holds a B.Com (Law) degree from the University of Johannesburg.

Non-executive directors

Karen Bodenstein (36) – Independent non-executive director
(Mauritian)
BCom (Accounting Sciences)
Date of appointment: 27 September 2016
Listed company directorships: 1

Karen completed her articles at BDO Spencer Steward in South Africa in 2004 and rose to the position of senior auditor, gaining invaluable experience in a wide variety of South African businesses. She has 12 years’ experience in the construction and development industry, having been closely involved working as the management accountant in a number of property-related companies, including a leading Mauritian property development organisation and medium-sized South African construction company. For the last three years she has been managing her own business providing consulting and accounting services to a range of global business companies in Mauritius. Karen has been living in Mauritius since 2007.

Teddy Lo Seen Chong (49) – Non Executive Director
(Mauritian)
CA (England and Wales), Mauritius
Stockbrocker Examination Certificate.
Date of appointment: 1 March 2016
Listed company directorships: 3

Teddy is the Finance Director of Intercontinental Trust Limited. He was previously Manager of the Fund Administration department. He worked for six years in a firm of Chartered Accountants in London, where his areas of responsibilities were auditing, accounting and taxation. He also worked for Deloitte in Mauritius where he was involved in the listing of a major local bank on the Mauritius Stock Exchange. He spent the last eleven years in Canada where he gathered valuable experience in the field of accounting and finance in North America. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He also holds a Mauritius Stockbroker Examination Certificate and is currently pursuing the Chartered Business Valuators designation.

Mark Oliver (49) – Independent non-executive Director
(British – based in Mauritius)
CA(SA)
Date of appointment: 28 June 2016
Listed company directorships: 3

Mark has over 20 years’ experience in managing debt, property and private equity assets and providing corporate finance and strategic advice, predominantly to public companies in the United Kingdom. Prior to founding Hibridge Capital (a London- based boutique private equity and advisory business) in 2003, Mark was a shareholder and employee of Hawkpoint Partners, which was the management buy-out of NatWest Markets’ corporate finance business. Mark worked for BoE Limited where he served on the executive committee of the group’s international business. Mark also worked at KPMG (London) as a manager. Mark is the chairman of Trellidor, the physical barrier security business in South Africa, and is the chairman of African Rainbow Capital Investments Limited, an investment holding company, focused on investing in financial services businesses and acquiring majority or significant minority interests in non-financial services businesses.

Barry Stuhler (60) – Independent non-executive Director
(South African)
BCom, BAcc, CA(SA)
Date of appointment: 16 August 2017
Listed company directorships: 2

Barry is a chartered accountant who completed his articles with Arthur Young. Barry’s experience includes management of the Part Bond Scheme and Gilt Fund for Hill Samuel Merchant Bank. He was financial director of Integrated Property Resources and managing director of Intaprop Management Services, the property management company for the Intaprop group. In 1994 Barry cofounded Inline Properties, a property management and corporate property advisory company. Barry is a founding director of Resilient, of which he is currently a non-independent non-executive director. In 2004 he became managing director of Property Fund Managers Limited (”PFM”), the asset manager of Capital. He joined the Pangbourne Properties Limited board as executive director in 2007 and served as the managing director of the company from 2008 to 2015. After the merger with Pangbourne, Barry was reappointed as managing director of PFM. Post the merger between Capital and Fortress, Barry retired as an executive director.