Greg is a Chartered Accountant with some 20 years experience in corporate, structured and property finance as well as significant operational exposure to a variety of businesses. Prior to joining Leaf Capital, Greg headed up Cruden Bay Capital, a company focussing on private equity investments and corporate finance consultancy. Previously he was managing director of Clearwater Capital, which he co-founded in 2005, and made a number of property investments including investments in Madison Property Fund Managers, ApexHi Properties, Redefine and other small standalone developments. Clearwater Capital assets where in the region of R1 billion when he left the business in 2011.
Before his time at Clearwater Capital, Greg was Head of Structured Finance at Nedbank Property Finance. Here he was instrumental in the design and execution of a broad range of structured funding solutions, property finance and investments, leveraged buy-outs, BEE transactions and debt syndications.
Greg has served on several boards during his career including, Redefine Properties Ltd (“Redefine”) and Redefine International PLC, companies listed on the JSE and London Stock Exchange respectively. At Redefine he was a member of Redefine’s investment and remuneration and nominations committees and chairman of the audit and risk committee.
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