Laila Razack


Job Title: CFO

Company: Equites Property Fund


Laila’s career started young as she helped out at her grandfather’s butchery on Saturday mornings. In 2010, she received her BSc degree from the University of Cape Town, and the year after she was an assistant lecturer at the same university.

In 2012, Laila did her articles with PwC, and in 2013 she became an assistant manager of transaction services at PwC South Africa. In 2015, she was appointed a strategic analyst at Virgin Active before joining Equites Property Fund that same year as a financial manager. She’s since then stayed with Equites Property Fund and has served as executive of group finance, interim CFO and currently as CFO.

She also serves as a director on the board of the Michel Lanfranchi Foundation, which is funded by Equites, through which she advocates for education and representation.

2020 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, Equites Property Fund
2020 – 2020          Interim Chief Financial Officer, Equites Property Fund
2016 – 2020          Executive: Group Finance, Equites Property Fund
2015 – 2016          Financial Manager, Equites Property Fund
2015 – 2015          Strategic Analyst, Virgin Active
2013 – 2015          Assistant Manager: Transaction Services, PwC South Africa
2012 – 2013          Trainee Accountant, PwC
2011 – 2011          Assistant Lecturer, University of Cape Town

2005 – 2010         BSc, University of Cape Town

About company: Equites is a REIT with both the property and asset management functions managed internally. It is the only specialist logistics property fund listed on the JSE.

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