Amelia joined STANLIB in 2012 to establish the STANLIB Direct Property Investment business including property asset management and property development management. Amelia’s 17 years’ experience in the property sector was established at Old Mutual Property in various senior positions, spanning more than a decade, before exiting as the Chief Operating Officer to join STANLIB.
Since joining STANLIB, Amelia piloted the listing of Liberty’s first Real Estate Investment Trust in Kenya, a first for East Africa. She spearheaded the launch of STANLIB’s Africa Direct Property Development fund, securing development projects in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Nigeria. Amelia strategically led and implemented the joint venture transaction with JHI Retail Proprietary Limited (JHI Retail) for property management services for the LPP.
Apart from her role at STANLIB, Amelia served as President of the South African Property Association (SAPOA) from 2014 to 2015.
Amelia was appointed as a Director of the Manager on 17 June 2016 and assumed the full time role of CEO on 01 December 2016, following the approval of the Manager by the Financial Services Board (FSB) on 28 October 2016.