Ellen sits on the board of directors of Adowa as a non-executive director. Her role is to provide support to the executive team, giving an independent perspective on the appraisal of investments.
Ellen is a certified property valuer registered with the South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession (SACPVP). She has extensive property valuation experience spanning various types of properties and several investment property funds. She is currently employed as an Asset Manager by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).
Prior to joining the PIC, Ellen worked for Eris Property Group within their valuations division, Nedbank Property Finance and as Director of One Focus Property Consultants. In her work experience, which spans over 10-years, she has been responsible for valuations of properties held in funds (both listed and unlisted), including those of Metropolitan, Momentum, Growthpoint, Redefine, Old Mutual Properties and Pareto Property Portfolios. Her knowledge of commercial property valuations extends across major property sectors, including super regional retail centres, commercial and industrial properties, vacant land, mixed use developments and special purpose properties. Her previous work experience also includes representing clients at municipal property objections and appeals hearings.