Rui Nobre is the Chairman and founder of the Griffin Holdings Group. Having served as CEO of Griffin since 1993, Rui assumed a nonexecutive role in 2013. Rui continues to advise the group on overall strategy. With over twenty years' experience in the local and international property investment and development market, Rui has successfully led Griffin to become a multi-billion Rand Group.
Country of residence: England
Rupert Hackwill joined Griffin Holdings in 2003 and was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in 2013. With over twenty years' experience in the local and international property investment market Rupert has been involved in the establishment of several local property funds including that of Griffin's core property portfolio. Rupert holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town.
Gareth Hooker joined Griffin in 2003 and is Group Financial Manager. Prior to joining Griffin, Gareth spent eighteen years in the banking sector in a number of senior management positions. Gareth holds a B.Com degree from UNISA, a Management and Advancement Programme Diploma from Wits Business School and a diploma in Advanced Banking from Rand Afrikaans University.
Dave Robertson joined Griffin in 2005 and heads up the Project Management division. Prior to joining Griffin Dave was the managing director of Stucke Harrison Architects Gauteng. Dave has designed and/or project managed in excess of half a million square metres of industrial and commercial property over a career spanning thirty-five years. Dave holds a bachelor's of Architecture degree from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Steven Abromowitz joined Griffin in 2004 and is responsible for property development opportunities within the group. Steven has thirteen years of experience in the property industry over a range of disciplines including development management, finance and asset management. Steven is a CFA charter holder with a bachelor's degree in Building Science from the University of the Witwatersrand.