Tower Property Fund: Joanne Mabin

Joanne Mabin has been the Chief Financial Officer of Tower Property Fund since January 2015.

Joanne qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004 after which she spent seven years working in the UK at Rowan Asset Management and M&G Investments Ltd. She was responsible for the financial management and reporting of several property and infrastructure funds. After returning to South Africa, Joanne joined the Old Mutual Investment Group as Financial Manager. She was responsible for the financial reporting of their African infrastructure funds. She was appointed CFO of Tower Property Fund in January 2015. She has a B.Com Accounting from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Work
2015 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Tower Property Fund Ltd
2014                       Financial Manager, Old Mutual Investment Group
2010 – 2014         Financial Manager, Consolidated Funds Team, M&G
2007 – 2010         Financial Manager, Rowan Asset Management
2007                       Fund Accountant, Octopus Investments
2002 – 2006         Audit Manager, BDO Spencer Steward

Education
2001                       B.Com, Accounting, University of KwaZulu-Natal
1998 – 2000         B.Com, Managing Accounting, Stellenbosch University

About Tower Property Fund Ltd: Tower was incorporated in South Africa as a private company on 11 April 2012. On 19 October 2012, the name of the company was changed from Reftin 1004 Proprietary Limited to Tower Property Fund Proprietary Limited. The company was converted to a public company on 22 February 2013. Tower is a property investment fund that is structured as a REIT. The business of the Tower group is long-term investment in property, and the Tower group owns a diversified portfolio of office and retail properties based predominantly in Gauteng and the Western Cape, with some exposure in KwaZulu-Natal. Tower currently owns the existing portfolio of 14 properties in the retail and office sectors, valued at approximately R956.05 million, comprising the Cape Quarter portfolio (three properties), the Lucky Bean portfolio (seven properties) and the City Square portfolio (four properties).

Tower Property Fund reported a revenue of R437 million in 2017 with 8 employees.