The Trustees

Leon Jacobs (81) – Chairman

Educated at Prince Edward School. A professional soldier in the Rhodesian Army – later the Zimbabwe National Army – for twenty eight years, then employed in Cape Town as a Human Resources Manager, Group Security Consultant and Property Portfolio Manager. Now retired.

Michael Gibbons (47)

Educated at Hamilton High School in Bulawayo until 1981 then Bishops College in Cape Town. Registered as a Professional Valuer with both the Institute and the South African Property Valuers Profession. Since 1996 has been the Managing Director of Mills Fitchet Magnus Penny in Cape Town.

Anthony ‘Ant’ Grace (74)

Educated at Plumtree School and Natal University (BA Economics). A Senior Director of Alexander Forbes Financial Services for many years, but is now employed in the field of wealth management.

Ian Johnston (71)

Educated at Prince Edwrd School. Worked for BP and Shell, member of the management team reporting to BP Africa and the United Kingdom. Now retired.

Nick Linnell (64)

Educated at Prince Edward School . Graduated Bachelor of Law, LLB and BCom (Hons). Eighteen years in the corporate world. Now a partner in a business consulting practice in London and Cape Town.

The Trustees record with much sadness that Alistair Ashforth, who served as a Trustee since 18 April 2013, passed away on 31 December 2016.
Alistair’s contribution as a Trustee was one of complete reliability and competence. He was always enthusiastic and imaginative, and could be relied upon to always realise and understand problems and offer sensible solutions. RIP Alistair.