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Gemgrow Properties Limited
3rd Floor Upper Building
1 Sturdee Avenue
P +27 10 100 0076
F +27 86 614 4329
PO Box 685
Melrose Arch
Management and board
Mark Kaplan
BBusSc, Finance (Hons)
Chief Executive Officer
Mark is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Arrowhead Properties Limited, which is listed on the JSE. He was previously involved in managing a large residential portfolio focused on affordable and student housing.
Junaid Limalia
BCom, BAcc, CA(SA), Programme in International Tax (Post grad)
Chief Financial Officer
Junaid began his career as a chartered accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers over 20 years ago. He spent two years in the United Kingdom, whereafter he moved to IBM South Africa's IT outsourcing division. From 2003, he held various positions at the South African Revenue Service ("SARS"), from tax auditor to executive of the investigative audit division for large business. He worked on redesigning the operating model of SARS's large business centre; project managed its implementation and represented SARS on IRBA's committee for auditing standards.
Alon Kirkel
BCom (Acc)
Chief Operating Officer
Alon completed a BCom, majoring in accounting and human resources at the University of the Witwatersrand. He worked in the diamond industry for 15 years at Diacore, formerly the Steinmetz group. His role included purchasing and analysing high quality investment diamonds for the group. Alon has also been successful in purchasing neglected commercial and industrial buildings and turning them into quality, high-yielding assets.
Gregory Kinross
BCom, BAcc, CA(SA)
Independent Non-executive Chairperson
Gregory qualified as a chartered accountant in 1997. The following year, he founded his own private equity business. In 2005, he became CEO and President of Tau Capital Corp., a mining and resources business. In 2013, he formed Innovo Capital (Pty) Ltd to pursue private equity opportunities and in 2014, he formed Genesis Innovo Capital (Pty) Ltd in a partnership with the Genesis Capital Group. Gregory holds a number of board positions and is the lead independent director of Indluplace.
Arnold Basserabie
BSc (Mathematics and Statistics), ASA, CFP
Independent Non-executive Director
After graduating with a BSc, Arnold joined Fedsure Financial Services Group. In 1988 he was appointed Group Chief Executive, and its asset base grew from R2 billion to R40 billion during his 13-year tenure. In the 1990s, Arnold contributed to the advancement of a number of emerging businesses in South Africa. Since the early 2000s he has practised as a strategic consultant, focusing on strategy, business development and related activities, across a diverse range of industries. Arnold is, inter alia, a member of the Wits University Foundation's Board of Governors and chairman of its Investment and Finance Committee.
Clifford Abrams
BCom, BAcc, CA(SA), Registered auditor
Independent Non-executive Director
Clifford is a chartered accountant and has been in private practice for the past 17 years. He is the proprietor of Clifford Abrams & Associates. He has held various positions in community organisations and is currently the Chairman of the Mizrachi Synagogue. Clifford is an Independent Non-executive Director of Indluplace.
Ayesha Rehman
Diploma in Financial Accounting, Certificate in Management, Certificate in Project Management, Certificate in Property Development
Independent Non-executive Director
Ayesha was appointed as senior financial manager of the Johannesburg Housing Company in 1998. In 2009, she was appointed as the chief financial officer of the Johannesburg Housing Company and held that position until she retired in February 2015. She was previously an accountant at the Joint Education Trust. Ayesha is an Independent Non-executive Director of Indluplace.