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Mike Rodel
Executive Director

Mike, a Civil Engineering graduate has 33 years experience in the retail industry in Southern Africa and India, focussing primarily on the development, property and asset management of regional shopping centres.

He has enjoyed listed fund experience as CEO of Hyprop Investments Ltd, South Africa;s premier retail focussed REIT, and as COO of the Rebosis Property Fund.  Mike's retail property experience has resulted in previous appointment to the executive committee of the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centres) Board of Trustees.


Siya Jele

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Siya holds a Bachelor of Science in Property Development as well as a Certificate in Shopping Centre Management.  He has been involved in Retail Property Management and Retail Leasing for the past 14 years with major institutional and listed South African Property companies, including Old Mutual Properties, Hyprop, Rebosis and Broll.

Simthembile Mapu

Simthembile, a commerce graduate, has over 14 years of experience in the property industry.  He started his career as part of the project management team that oversaw the inaugural General Valuations (as per the Municiple Property Rates Act of 2004) in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, specifically he was the coordinator of the Non-residential (Shopping Centres, Offices, PSI, etc.) valuations team.  Having successfully concluded that project, he joined a team of Durban entrepreneurs that were in the middle of establishing Mandulo Property Partners.  During his time as an Executive Head at MPP, the company successfully packaged and took to market, KZN's second largest Public Transport Intermodal Facility, with a shopping centre opportunity of 30,000sqm.


Simon Latilla-Campbell
Leasing Director

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Simon, a Social Service, and Property graduate, has 31 years experience in the real estate industry in South Africa and Southern Africa, focusing primarily on the leasing, management and development of retail property assests.

He has enjoyed listed fund experience at Rebosis Property Fund, Liberty, and through Abland in its Pod Property Fund.  Simon's retail property experience is extensive and varied, but in addition refined to a specialist leasing income focus, allowing for the ongoing maximisation of income to Retail Development projects.

Jacki Ngakane
Business Development


Jackie Ngakane is a dynamic, analytical, creative, versatile, hands-On Executive, Leader & Programme Manager who leads teams to implement successful Projects |Strategic Planning | PMO Management |Energetic, Trusted,  detail-oriented executive and strategic solutions provider with Leadership & Management skills. Utilises tools such as Agile, Asana, Basecamp, Zoho, Microsoft Projects, etc.

He has more than 25 years combined extensive experience, skills and competencies in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, New Venture Collaborations, Business Consulting, Programme & Project Management and Development Management  . He has been involved at various executive and senior management levels with listed and unlisted companies.


Alexander Rodel
GIS Data Analyst

Alex holds a Diploma in Visual Communication, and has 5 years experience at EMRE, undertaking demographic research of locations highlighted for site identification targeted for investment by EMRE.

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