Management Team

Executive Chairman: Jannie Moolman

This former mayor of Polokwane is an avid pilot, holding both a fixed wing and helicopter license. He enjoys farming and the outdoor life, travelling, golf and time with his family. Raised in Polokwane (Pietersburg), he matriculated from Pietersburg High School in 1969. Jannie furthered his studies at the University of Pretoria, obtaining his B.Com (Accountancy) degree and then joined his father in the Moolman Group in 1973. He has served on various committees and boards, and remains an active contributor in his community.

Director: Friederich Moolman

Flying lies close to Friederich's heart; he holds a gliding licence as well as an instrument rating. This former Cape-to-Rio yachtsman also loves to spend time at sea. Friederich was born in Welkom in 1955, relocating with his family to Polokwane (Pietersburg) at the age of three. He matriculated from Pietersburg High School in 1973, joined the Moolman Group as a partner in 1975, and completed his Certificate in Architectural and Building Management from the Pietersburg Technicon in 1979.

Chief Executive Officer: Pieter Lombaard

Pieter has a keen interest in golf, fishing, hunting and general outdoor living, but his true passions are bird watching and spending time with family. He was born and raised in Pretoria, matriculated from Gerrit Maritz High School in 1987, and attained a B.Com (Marketing), followed by Honours in Financial Management from the University of Pretoria. Pieter joined the Moolman Group as Manager: New Business, in 1996 after a short stint with ABSA. He swiftly progressed through the ranks to later become the General Manager, and has been the CEO of the group since the head office moved to Pretoria in 2009.

Developments Director: Steph Beyers

A keen sportsman and fitness enthusiast, Steph is a dedicated family man who enjoys golf and outdoor living. Steph hails from Lichtenburg where he matriculated in 1996. He obtained his B.Com (Accountancy) degree from the University of Potchefstroom, after which he completed his articles with PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) in Cape Town. After a jaunt as registered chartered accountant with PWC in America and Canada, he returned to South Africa with its sunny skies and outdoor lifestyle. Steph joined the Moolman Group in 2004.

Leasing Director: Sönke Moolman-Pautz

Sönke enjoys running, swimming, travelling and spending time with her husband and 2 children. She was born in Polokwane where she spent the first 11 years of her childhood before moving to Somerset West with her family. She matriculated from Paarl Vallei High School in 2003 after which she obtained her B.Com (Law) degree from the University of Stellenbosch. She then moved to London where she worked as a broker and also travelled around Europe. Sönke joined the Moolman Group in 2010, and now happily resides in Pretoria.

Developments Director: Pieter Beyers

Pieter enjoys golf, squash, running and swimming and has a great interest in nature. Pieter matriculated from Lichtenburg High School in 1995, before completing his B.Com and Honours (Accountancy) degrees at the University of Potchefstroom. He completed his articles with Deloitte before joining their American division for two years, as registered Chartered Accountant. On his return to South Africa in 2005 he joined the Moolman Group. Much of his free time is devoted to his wife and children.

Development Manager: JZ Moolman

JZ was born in Polokwane and matriculated from Pietersburg High School in 2001. He graduated with a B.Com in Financial Management in 2005 and a BSc in Construction Management from the University of Pretoria in 2008. He subsequently obtained a Master of Construction Project Management degree from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. His career started at Beckers Construction in 2005, after which he joined the Resilient Property Income Fund in 2010, later joining the Moolman Group as Project Manager in January 2012.

Investment Manager: Louis Moolman

Golf is Louis's favourite hobby, in addition to fishing, travelling and relaxing in the bushveld. He was born and raised in Polokwane but completed his matric at the Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool in 2004. Louis graduated from the University of Pretoria with a B.Com Financial Management degree while also earning his national colours in golf. Louis pursued a professional career in golf for four years and thereafter joined Attacq to assist with their listing on the JSE. Louis is a CFA charterholder and is the Investment Manager of the Moolman Group's Family Office.

Senior Asset Manager: Jaco Geldenhuys

Jaco enjoys farming in the Riemland area and spending time with his wife and two little girls. Born in Klerksdorp in 1972, Jaco matriculated at Wesvalia High School, completing his National Diploma in Marketing (FROM) before joining Shoprite in 1997, where he spent 10 years in their Property Management division. He then took up a position with Broll Property Management before joining the Moolman Group in 2009.