Guest Speakers

Attend any number of sessions at the various property theatres at the show. You’ll get the opportunity to learn from top industry professionals about insights pertaining to your particular property journey.

Nicolette Mashile

Chief financial Fitness Bunny

Nicolette Mashile is the founder of Financial Fitness Bunnies, a Financial Consumer Education Agency and Bunch of Winnaz; a media buying and brand activations agency.Currently she Co-Hosts Daily Thetha a youth TV talk show on SABC1 and a Personal content contributor. She holds a National Diploma in Sports Management, a BA in Human and Social Studies majoring in Communications, an Honours degree in Integrated Organisational Communication and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Admin. Nicolette is currently an MBA candidate doing research in the field of personal finance. Nicolette is a Property Investor with an impressive property portfolio and a Founding member and Chairperson of a Property Stokvel business called Mikateko. 

Daryl Nqobile Williams

Property Rental Theatre MC

Radio Personality, Actor and a stand up comedian
who recently made his debut on One Man
Comedy Show and hosted the National Savanna
Comics Choice awards.

Rob van Vuuren

The Standard Bank Property Theatre MC

Performs as Twakkie from the Most Amazing Show. Acted in the Shucks Tshabalala movie, and is the record breaking winner of Strictly Come Dancing SA.

Jem Atkins

Property Investor Theatre MC

Highly talented Professional MC and Corporate Comedy Entertainer, and indeed one of the top comedy performers in Durban.

Laurens Boel

Digital Entrepreneur | Property Investor

Laurens Boel is a property investor, serial online entrepreneur, business coach and published author. He studied BsC Computer Science at the University of Pretoria and began his corporate career at Dimension Data. After 4 years of corporate life, he was retrenched and left with nothing. This inspired him to go on various business and property courses.  Today Laurens is a successful property investor, generating a third of his income passively through property rentals.

Lisa Boniface

Conveyancing Attorney, DVH Conveyancing Attorneys

Lisa Boniface is an admitted Attorney and Conveyancer. She graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 2008. She completed her articles of clerkship at Rossouws Lesie Incorporated where she focused mainly on general litigation and thereafter headed up the Nedbank foreclosure department before joining Dykes van Heerden (KZN) Inc. where she became a partner in 2011. She specializes in Property Law and Conveyancing and provides training to the property industry in KZN.

Dinesh Chetty

Principal Member, Durban Property Finance

Dinesh Chetty has been active in the property finance field for over fifteen years, and has been awarded with many accolades for his outstanding service and knowledge in the property finance industry. Dinesh also plays an active role in community related matters, and community empowerment serving many community based forums.

Greg Crowder

B2B Marketing Manager, Private Property

Greg is the marketing manager at Private Property South Africa, where he uses his qualifications in marketing, education and IT development to pursue his passion for creating innovative solutions for the wider South African real estate sector.  Not only is Greg instrumental in building and maintaining long lasting relationships across the industry, his boundless energy and wealth of knowledge are frequently channelled into developing strategies to build up and support the industry on a national scale. Driven by many passions, Greg enjoys spending his down time in the Durban sunshine improving his golf handicap or fighting deep sea gamefish from his kayak.

Paul-Roux de Kock

Data and Analytics Director, Lightstone

Paul joined Lightstone in 2012 as Analytics Director. He has a background in predictive analytics, credit-risk consulting and actuarial science. He is a geek at heart who appreciates properly assembled gadgets, elegant data visualisation and interesting puzzles. Paul believes that through predictive analytics, big data and artificial intelligence we can unlock significantly more than what we currently expect of technology – in business and in life. He has a B.Com (Insurance Science) and a postgraduate degree in Econometrics from the University of Pretoria.

MC du Toit

CEO Sales, BidX1 South Africa

I have been an auctioneer for over 16 years specializing in property across South Africa. I served on the board of SAIA (The South African Institute of Auctioneers) for 6 years and was Vice Chairmen for 2 of the 6 years. I am a court appointed appraiser and I have experience in all property types, from Residential, Agricultural, Commercial and Hospitality.

Grant Gavin

Public Speaker | Entrepreneur | Coach

Like you, property expert and highly respected Durban entrepreneur Grant Gavin wants to leave his mark on the world. Having bought a controlling share in a successful family-owned business at the age of 27, Grant has gone on to build a Billion rand residential property sales business in the competitive North Durban real estate market, in the process tripling the size of the business, and winning numerous awards along the way for his outstanding results, and his unique leadership style.

Jaco Grobbelaar

Founder, Prosperity Enterprises

Jaco Grobbelaar is a property investor, structuring specialist and international speaker.  He is the founder of Prosperity Enterprises, a company that equips individuals to build their own property portfolios.  As a highly qualified financial specialist and a former CFO of a wholesale company that has traded and operated across Africa, Jaco Grobbelaar understands finance and is able to simply financial concepts for investors. 

Elize Le Roux

Managin Director, Xpello

Elize was admitted as an attorney in 2004. Ten years she worked in a litigation practice in Johannesburg and gained extensive experience in criminal and civil litigation. She left the firm and joined Steyn & Steyn Attorneys and was later appointed as a Partner. As part of the management team she co-founded SSLR Inc during 2015 where she gained valuable experience in property law until she resigned in 2019 to focus full time on Xpello (Pty) Ltd which was established in May 2017. As the Managing Director of Xpello SA it is her vison to have Xpello as an industry standard as this will take the fear out of evictions allowing investors to invest more in rentals. She is devoted to assisting Landlords with efficient evictions of illegal occupants, she has a vast amount of experience in this field of law, in particular with regards to evictions from residential properties. 

Mohammed Moola

Agent, Prime Property  Umhlanga

Mohammed is a charismatic individual who encapsulates
professionalism , people skills and creativity.
His qualification as a professional real estate practitioner, media personality and chef makes him your ideal property representative of choice .
Mohammed thrives around people, this combined with his extensive property knowledge and
experience allows him to be at the forefront in assisting you with all your real estate requirements.

Mthobisi Mpungose

Technical Director, Lion Group of Companies

Mthobisi is a Professional Property Investor who joined ROI Digital in May 2019 as Chief Technology Officer. He has a background in telecommunications and he applies his technological and theoretical business administration knowledge to drive developments and continuous improvements within ROI Digital. He has the privilege to be mentored by Cohen van der Berg and coached by Lihle King Nxoyi who are both his business partners and co-founders of The Lion Group of Companies. Mthobisi is a hard worker, he is also studying towards a Master’s Degree in Engineering (Telecoms) at the University of Cape Town

Marlon Shevelew

Director, Marlon Shevelew and Associates Inc

Marlon Shevelew is the Director of Marlon Shevelew and Associates Inc, Attorneys at law (MSA), a 57 time award winning law firm specialising in rental property, consumer, commercial, compliance and contractual law. Marlon is the original author of the TPN Residential Leasepack, PayProp’s rental documentation and Legal advisor to PayProp Capital. As the owner of RentDoc, which provides automated letters of demand to non-paying tenants and being on retainer with over 500 estate agencies countrywide, he still makes time for his two beautiful boys Aiyan (15) and Kieran (12) and his amazing wife of 17 years, Michelle, an established architect in Cape Town. When not in court, and appearing on radio shows, Marlon trains estate agencies countrywide and is privileged to be a preferred rental property attorney to the Institute of Estate Agents of South Africa (IEASA) and the Rental Housing Tribunal Western Cape. 

Cilna Steyn

Managing Director, SSLR Inc

Cilna completed her LLB Degree at Unisa, after which she was admitted as an attorney in 2007. She co-founded Steyn & Steyn Attorneys, where she began to specialise in evictions. She regularly presents training session, where she advises groups of rental agents and private landlords on matters relating to Landlord and Tenant Disputes and broader scope Property Law related matters. She also acts on the panel of experts for the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development. She presents seminars on behalf of LSSA: LEAD, educating attorneys nationally on eviction procedures and rental claims. She is one of the drafting attorneys of the TPN (Tenant Profile Network) Residential Lease Pack. Cilna authored “The Landlord’s Guide – Property Rental and Eviction” in 2015 and regularly publishes articles in newspapers and peer review magazines.

Neal Peterson

Founder & CEO, Real Estate & Investor Magazine

Neale is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Real Estate Investor Magazine (REIM) and host of reimag.co.za real estate marketing platform. He is one of the author’s of an inspirational book called ‘Dance until it Rains’ an accomplished entrepreneur, real estate influencer, investor and mentor. Neale has had the unique privilege of meeting and interviewing many local and international investors, millionaires, billionaires, entrepreneurs, businessman, sport stars and entertainers to learn and share their unique secrets to their extraordinary success and challenges.-

Andrew Walker

Co-founder, SA Property Investors Network

Andrew is a very proud husband and father of two beautiful children. He is a successful global property investor and is proud to say that his time is his own and therefore he has flexibility to do the things that he wants.  “From a young age I have always believed that Property is the way forward as you have the ability to earn cashflow from Day 1 as well as benefit from Capital Growth and on top of that we can leverage a lot more than what you can from other investments”

Cohen Van Der Berg

CEO, Lion Group of Companies

Cohen Van Der Berg is a Property Investor, serial Entrepreneur, Father, Coach and Mentor. He always had an interest in business and at the tender age of 18, He started cold calling businessmen asking them to mentor him. He went on to study psychology but dropped out after the first year, what he told he’s parents was “Don’t worry I’m going to change lives but its starting with me first.” He had the privilege of being mentored by highly successful people in different fields in the industry. Today he is a successful property investor, Chief Executive Officer of the lion group of companies and is starting to enter the PropTech market as well as gap housing developments.

“Education is not power, the application of knowledge is”.