Bigboy Dabu holds a diploma in auctioneering from South Africa auctioneering college. He has worked for various auction companies such as parkvillage auctions for 7 years and Auction Alliance in 2003 where he worked as a side manager and was eventually promoted to operations manager. Bigboy is currently the building manager responsible for maintenance across Nthoese’s property portfolio.
Zanele Mkize holds a Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Institute of Marketing Management (IMM) her first opportunity to apply marketing knowledge was at MTN in 2006 where she worked in the Customer Services Department in Durban.
In 2011 she moved to Johannesburg and joined Nthoese Developments as an Operational Creditors Consultant this role enhanced her knowledge and understanding of the property business, events management and marketing.
Thabo Ntseare is a Chartered Accountant from the University of Cape Town, he did his articles at Ernst & Young in the Johannesburg office. In 2004, he joined Rand Merchant Bank Structured Finance Division, initially as a credit analyst and later as a specilist Credit Analyst in the Leveraged Buyouts Unit.In 2005 he joined their property finance division as a transactor. Thabo looks at Office Properties and Student Accomodation for Nthoese.
Business Development – Africa
Vezi Msibi has a BCom degree from University of KwaZulu-Natal and an MBA from the University of Cape Town. He has vast experience in investment banking focussing on venture capital, private equity, leverage finance and BEE transactions.
He has worked in other African countries such as Uganda, Ghana, Tanzania. He has worked for companies such as Sanlam, Investec Bank, Industrial Development Corporation and Standard Bank. In venture capital, he was involved from conceptualistation to implementation of business plans for small businesses accross various industries. In private equity he evaluated commercial viability of projects, performed company valuations, transaction structuring and was involved in company strategy development. Vezi focuses on identifying real estate development and investment opportunities on the continent at Nthoese.
Business Development and Operations, Head
Jackline Okeyo has close to 12 years property industry experience, she holds a B.Sc Honours degree in Property Studies from the University of Cape Town and is a qualified Chartered Surveyor through the RICS. She also serves on the RICS SA Market advisory panel as a non-executive member. Jackline obtained her Property Development Programme Certificate from the Graduate School of Business, UCT and is an Accredited Green Building Consultant through the GBCSA. During 2018 and 2019, Jackline served as the Gauteng regional chair of the Women’s Property Network.
Prior to joining Nthoese Developments, she worked at Investec Bank for over 5 years, initially in the Property Investments Team analysing Listed Funds and later moved to the property developments team gaining significant exposure to deal sourcing and analysis of commercial real estate transactions for some of SA’s largest corporations. Jackline has a strong background in development management, particularly in leading concept design development and strategic business development.
Jackline joined Nthoese in 2014, initially heading up operations and business development and has now been tasked with setting up and driving Nthoese’s social housing unit.
Founder and Managing Director
Seabelo (Herbert ) Theledi is the founder and managing director of Nthoese Developments. He holds a Bcom Degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of the North.
He founded Nthoese in 1994 and has over 20 years experience in the real estate industry, he was instrumental in growing Nthoese’s portfolio to just over R2bn, prior to the sale of half the portfolio to JSE listed Rebosis property fund.
Herbert holds directorships in various companies and has business interests in various industries including motor and logistics.He currently sits on the committee of the Black Property Owners Association, previous committees that he has been part of include Bushbuckridge Chamber of Commerce and the Education Forum.