Bronwyn Corbett

Chief Executive Officer, Grit Real Estate Income Group

Bronwyn is a founding member and CEO of Grit Real Estate Income Group (formerly Mara Delta Property Holdings), the largest pan-African focused real estate group listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.

Bronwyn has over 10 years’ experience in the real estate investment sector. She worked in a real estate investment firm for 4 years as Financial Director before joining Motseng Investment Holdings in April 2009 as CFO. Together with the CEO, she was instrumental in growing the company’s direct real estate exposure to ZAR2 billion in 3 years, before listing the portfolio on the JSE as Delta Property Fund – where she held the positions of CFO and CIO. Bronwyn was part of the executive team that grew Delta Property Fund to a portfolio valued at ZAR12 billion in 4 years and converting the structure to a REIT.

In 2014, she co-founded Delta International Property Holdings – recently rebranded as Grit Real Estate Income Group – where she was appointed CEO.

Under Bronwyn’s leadership, Grit Real Estate Income Group has consistently achieved Dollar-based distribution forecasts exceeding 7%. The company recently declared its seventh consecutive distribution and completed one of the largest capital raises for listed African real estate, totalling US$121 million.

She has driven the growth of the portfolio from US$140 million and two assets, to approximately US$546 million and 20 assets across five jurisdictions.