Management

Selwyn Smith

Group Chairman

selwyn@oneholdings.co.za
082 460 2002

Selwyn has developed his broad-based business experience and remarkable deal-making skills during more than 34 years in the investment field.

Previously he was the CEO and substantial shareholder of a JSE-listed property investment, broking and asset management company that specialised in developing commercial, suburban and township retail shopping centres. After successfully restructuring the company, Selwyn resigned to pursue other business interests. This included founding and growing an FMCG brand company of many market-leading household brands.

Since the founding of ONE in 2011, Selwyn has been involved in a number of acquisitions and turnaround strategies of retail centers. His historic skill set coupled with long-standing relationships with private investors, financial institutions and property brokers has enabled him to add substantial value to the implementation of group strategies.

 

Chris van Reenen

Group CEO

chris@oneholdings.co.za
082 821 9595

During his 20 years in the property industry, Chris has acquired considerable management and leadership skills, as well as specific industry know-how.

He developed a sound working knowledge of this sector during his early career as a property lawyer, focusing on structuring transactions, registering securities and collections of rental and related matters.

Developing strategic relationships with various role-players in the property industry enabled Chris to found Affront Support Service Solutions. This independent commercial property asset management company specialised in due diligence investigations, raising project finance, turnaround strategies as well as property entry and exit strategies.

He then established Periscopic Property Management that focused on retail property management.

Since the founding of ONE in 2011, Chris has been involved in a number of acquisitions and turnaround strategies of retail centres. His skill set coupled with long standing relationships with retailers has enabled him to add significant value to the implementation of group strategies.

Heidi Franck

Group COO

heidi@oneholdings.co.za
082 652 7714

Heidi’s strength lies in combining her understanding of the construction sector with her financial astuteness. She is highly regarded in the quantity surveying industry for her proficiency and meticulousness.

As a qualified quantity surveyor, Heidi began her career at the prestigious firm of Walker Maré and then joined a property development and construction firm as senior quantity surveyor and director. Following that, she was an asset manager at Standard Bank Properties before joining Veritas Properties, a property development and management services firm.

In addition to her quantity surveying expertise, Heidi’s key skills include due diligence reviews, technical building audits and preparing technical financial applications.

Joshua Medalie

Group CIO

joshua@1eighty.co.za
082 827 3903

Joshua Medalie graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2005 with a degree in Business Science (Finance).

From there he joined Investec Private Bank and more specifically, Private Client Lending. During his time at Investec he worked as part of the Growth and Acquisition Finance team and the International team, which specialised in structured lending products to medium and large businesses.

Whilst still employed at Investec, Joshua completed his CFA in 2008. After 7 years at Investec, Joshua left to join the Oneeighty team where he focuses on acquisitions and the raising of necessary finance for those transactions.

He also takes responsibility for the accounts and finance team at Oneeighty.

John Stipinovich

Non-Executive Director

jstipinovich@trinitaspe.co.za

John is a founding executive of Trinitas Private Equity and has close to 20 years of private equity and investment banking experience.

After qualifying at Deloitte, John spent three years with a large South African bank where he specialised in project finance advisory for the African market. He then joined a niche South African merchant bank where he was joint head of private equity, with responsibility for strategic and operational management of two generalist private equity funds.

John serves on the Trinitas Investment Committee and sits on numerous portfolio company boards as a non-executive director.

Soteris Theorides

Non-Executive Director

Stheorides@trinitaspe.co.za

Soteris is a founding executive of Trinitas Private Equity and has close on 20 years of private equity and investment banking experience.

After qualifying at Deloitte, Soteris spent two years with the firm in Boston, USA in their financial services division. On his return to South Africa, he joined a niche merchant bank where he was appointed joint head of private equity, responsible for the strategic and operational management of two private equity funds.

Soteris serves on the Trinitas Investment Committee and sits on numerous portfolio company boards as a non-executive director.

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