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Chief Executive Officer
MA Community (Urban) Planning (University of Cincinnati)
B.Sc. (Urban Studies) (University of Cincinnati)
Certificate of Urban Planning
Property Development Programme (SAPOA)
Lesiba joined Gyro as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2017. His experience includes roles property investment, development management, property transactions and transaction advisory. Prior to this, he worked for the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) as General Manager: Properties; Ernst & Young Africa as Sector Leader: Transaction Real Estate, Old Mutual Properties as Deal Originator and Asset Manager; as well as the Institute of Policy Research in Cincinnati; The Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce; and Marketing Developments, Inc. Lesiba has served as non-executive Director of several organisations including the Coca Cola Beverages SA, Mintirho Foundation, Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency (MEGA) and the V & A Waterfront. He has served on board subcommittees including finance and investment, as well as human resources committees
Siphethe Dumeko CA(SA)
Chief Financial Officer
MSc Finance (University of London)
B.Compt (Hons) (University of South Africa)
Bachelor of Business Science, Finance (University of Cape Town)
Siphethe Dumeko is Gyro’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has more than 15 years’ experience in Audit, Finance, Risk and Treasury.
He served his articles with Grant Thornton.
Before joining Gyro, Siphethe was with Business Partners Limited where he also served as CFO. He has also previously held various roles in financial services including Liberty, Standard Bank and ABSA as well as Renaissance Capital, where he was based in Moscow, Russia.
Siphethe served a term as Chairman of the Johannesburg District Association, which forms part of the Northern Region Council of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
As CFO, he is responsible for overseeing the finance function and assisting the organisation in driving the achievement of its strategic priorities.
Chief: Property Management
B.A. Geography (Wits)
MA Town and Regional Planning (UKZN)
Senior Management Program (Henley)
Executive Development Program (Wits Business School)
MSc Property Development and Management (Wits)
Property Development Program (UCT)
Mmamoloko's professional experience and exposure spans across Property Development, Property Management and Land & Rights Acquisition. At Gyro, she heads the Property Management & Services section. Prior to this role, she led the Real Estate Business Unit at Eskom as General Manager. She also held positions as a Property Developer, Portfolio Manager, and Town Planner at BP (South Africa), Department of Public Works and Emendo Town & Regional Planners respectively.
Her journey in the built environment has given her opportunities to manage various portfolios, and to lead numerous teams of professionals involved in successful transactions and projects. Mmmoloko is a trained Town and Regional Planner. She is a member with several professional bodies and associations in the Build Environment, including South African Council of Planners and Institute of Directors.
Benjamin Nokaneng Chief: Investment Management
BCom Accounting (University of Pretoria)
BCom Hon. Accounting (UKZN)
Certificate (Executive Management Preparation Programme: Introduction to Mining and Minerals (Wits)
Ben heads the Investment Management portfolio. His extensive finance and management experience in the mining and property industries includes financial accounting, management accounting, tax, auditing and corporate finance. Prior to joining Gyro he was Finance Director at Thebe Property Asset Management; He held various roles within Kagiso Property Holdings, including Finance Director of various divisions including Kagiso Urban Management, Kagiso Developments, Johnson Controls Facilities Management and Kagiso Integrated Services. He also served in various capacities within Anglo Platinum including finance and supply chain. His ingress into property began as a Finance Executive at Sunflower Housing Company established by Anglo Platinum to provide housing for its employees in 2008. He was a founder member of Excellerate Facilities Management. He serves as Chairman of Johannesburg Housing Company (JHC), a non-profit social housing institution.
Senior Manager: Human Resources
National Diploma in Human Resources Management
Management Development Programme (Wits Business School)
Lerato started at Telkom in 2016. As Senior Manager HRBP within Gyro, she drives all HR related functions. She is a diversely skilled Human Resources Practitioner with over 20 years of Human Resources Generalist experience in the FMCG, Financial, Oil & Gas and Properties sectors. She worked at Unilever, Gauteng Legislature, First National Bank, and BP (South Africa). She was the founding member of Malta Resources Company. From her vast experiences in the Human Capital field, Lerato gained valuable exposure in managing challenging workforce issues and demonstrated leadership of cross-functional teams and HR projects.
BA (Law) (UKZN)
PGDip: Industrial Relations (Natal)
Advanced Company Law (Wits)
Drafting of Construction contracts (Pretoria)
Negotiation Skills (Pretoria)
Shamala is an admitted attorney and conveyancer in the High Court of South Africa. She has 30 years’ experience in the legal field comprising exposure to dispute resolution, property law, land rights, telecommunications law and commercial litigation. She has worked on several landmark cases during her tenure with the Telkom Group in various capacities. As an Executive: Legal services, she not only heads up the Legal Division but also provides legal support and advice on all aspects of the law across Gyro including property leasing, facilities management, property development and masts & towers portfolios. Her engagements in policy and contracts development, ensure that Gyro complies with statutory and governance matters. She is a member of Gyro’s Exco and serves on various committees.