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Executive Team

David Green, Misha Tolksdorff, Linda Matthews and Flavio Maraschin are the core executive team and founding members of ProAfrica Property Services and are responsible for the corporate activities and projects throughout South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

David Green

David is the CEO and a founding shareholder of ProAfrica Property Services and also drives the industrial, commercial and retail consultancy of the group.

Previously David was the managing director of a leading property brokerage and property service organisation for 10 years.

Prior to this David headed up the fund and asset management division of  property fund managers, a division of JHI Property Services, and thereafter assumed the role of executive director for Marriott Property Group. There he was responsible for the national property services operations for the group. David has 20 years’ experience in real estate.

He has chaired organisations such as the SA Listed Property Association, Rosebank Management & Forum and SAPOA Conference Committee and the Acsion Property Fund. David also serves on the board of the South African Propety Owners Assiciation and is the President Elect of SAPOA for 2018.

David is an admitted advocate and holds a BA LLB.

Misha Tolksdorff

Misha is the CEO and a founding shareholder, executive director and founding member of ProAfrica Property Services, specialising in tenant representation, site selections, asset disposals, and project and development management in South Africa and the African continent.

Misha, as a former director of a property development company and a non-executive director on its Holdings board, was actively involved in the delivery of retail, commercial and industrial projects.

Prior to that he headed up the JHI projects and development team which was instrumental in the development and delivery of various high profile property developments throughout South Africa.

Misha holds a BSC (Building Management) degree.

Linda Matthews

Linda has 30 years’ experience in all aspects of real estate in South Africa and has an excellent relationship with major players in the property market, be they property funds, developers, landlords or occupiers.

Linda is a founding member and divisional director of ProAfrica Property Services.

Linda previously headed up the international consultancy department at both PACE Property Group and Marriott Property Group. Linda also headed up the Healey Baker account for 10 years prior to their amalgamation with Cushman and Wakefield. Over the last 10 years Linda has serviced numerous multinational occupiers and has specialised in head office relocations, industrial and commercial site assemblies and real estate acquisition and sale.

Flavio Maraschin

Flavio is a qualified Quantity Surveyor with an extensive career and expirience across the continent. He has worked on major projects including West African and South African retail centres, offices and industrial projects.