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Bronwyn Corbett

Bronwyn Corbett

Non-Executive Director

BCom (Acc) (Univ. of Natal, PMB), CA(SA)

Bronwyn is the current CEO of Grit Real Estate Income Group (Grit), the largest pan African focused real estate group listed on the main markets of the London Stock Exchange, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and in Mauritius.

She is a founder member and served as non-executive director on the board of Grit where she played a significant role in the listing and conversion of the Group to its current pan-African focus, underpinned by dollar based leases.

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Viswanathan Shankar

Non-Executive Director

BSc (Physics) (Loyola College); MBA (Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore)

Prior to Gateway Partners, Shankar was Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. He joined Standard Chartered in 2001 as Group Head of Corporate Finance before being appointed Group Head of Origination and Client Coverage in 2007. Before joining Standard Chartered, Shankar worked at the Bank of America for 19 years.

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Iyad Malas

Non-Executive Director

BBA (American University of Beirut); MBA (George Washington University); CFA

Iyad has almost three decades of experience in financial, retail, real estate, leisure, entertainment and hospitality sectors in the Middle East & North Africa (“MENA”) region. Prior to Gateway Partners, Iyad was CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Group, one of the largest family conglomerates in the MENA region, successfully driving growth in top line, bottom line, market share and shareholder value.

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Vuyani Hako

Non-Executive Director

BSc (Town & regional planning) (institution); Business Management (Hons) [institution]; MBA (Stellenbosch University)

Vuyani has been in the property industry for more than 23 years and has worked in both the local authorities and the private sector. He is the current CEO of the Public Investment Corporation (“PIC”), the largest fund manager on the African continent (by funds under management). Of the 23 years, 15 years have been spent in executive management.

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Kapei Phahlamohlaka

Non-Executive Director

BA Law (institution); BA (Hons) (institution), LLB (institution); MBA (institution)

Kapei has been with the PIC for the last 18 years and has held many senior property asset management positions in companies where the PIC owns a significant shareholding. Prior to his current role, he was the Group Manager: Property Asset Management at the Airports Company of South Africa and a Senior Property Asset Manager at Pareto Limited.

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Greg Pearson

Chief Executive Officer

MCMI, Elec Eng

Greg is a founder member of Gateway Delta. With hands-on experience in Africa of more than a decade, Greg has developed an expansive strategic business network with local and global developers as well as influential industry role players on the continent and internationally. During this time, he built a distinguished track record over a magnitude of successful developments and continues to focus on collaborating with global corporations, frontier and emerging market investors and various funders on new real estate related opportunities in Africa.

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