Bronwyn Corbett 2021 Speaker

CEO

Grit Real Estate Income Group

Biography

Bronwyn Corbett is a founding member and the CEO of Grit, the largest pan-African real estate focused company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, the main board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, as well as on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.

Born in South Africa, Bronwyn qualified as chartered accountant, served on several property company boards and played a key role in listing South Africa’s largest sovereign underpinned real estate investment trust (REIT), where she held the roles of both Chief Financial and Chief Investment Officer, before co-founding what would become Grit Real Estate Income Group.

Under Bronwyn’s leadership, Grit has achieved consistent Dollar-based distributions and returns and has grown the portfolio from two assets of US$140 million at listing, to 47 assets, currently valued in excess of US$860million across eight African jurisdictions.

Bronwyn was recognized as the 2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year (Southern Africa) in the Exceptional Category and was also a past winner of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Top CA(SA) under 35 Award.

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