Sam Leon

Sam Leon is a Non-Executive Director of Investec Property Fund.


Sam Leon has over 35 years of experience across all sectors of the property industry with 20 years at Investec Property in South Africa, firstly as a director, then managing director and currently as deputy chairman.

He was a founder and integral to the transformation of Growthpoint into South Africa’s largest listed property fund and was a director until Investec sold its interest in October 2007. Sam was also a director of the specialist listed property fund, Metboard Properties Limited, until it was sold to Growthpoint in April 2007, as well as a board member of SAPOA (the South African Property Industry body). He is currently a member of the board of directors and advisory board of the Investec GLL Global Special Opportunities Real Estate Fund, a R3.7 billion Luxembourg based fund for investment in global real estate.

Sam is currently also chief executive officer of Investec Property Fund Limited, a R5.3bn property fund listed on the JSE.


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