Greg Pearson

Chief Executive Officer

MCMI, Elec Eng

Greg is a founder member of Grit Real Estate Income Group and has been instrumental in sustaining its rapid growth since inception in 2014. As Founder of Grit, Greg recognised the significant demand from multinational companies looking for quality real estate solutions in Africa and the limited supply of experienced developers to fulfil their requirements. This led to the creation of Gateway Delta Development Holdings Ltd as a development company of which Greg is a co-founder.

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Krishnen (Krish) Kistnen

Chief Financial Officer


Krish has more than 10 years’ financial accounting experience, 3 years’ of which are specific to the real estate industry. He was the managing director of Southern View Finance Mauritius, a company which specialized in credit risk assessment for micro lending in South Africa, where he was responsible for implementing the corporate financial strategy and policy.

Krish further had oversight and co-ordination responsibility on all fiscal reporting activities, the design and monitor of financial key performance indicators as well as the supervision of activities and co-ordination of the independent auditors. Additional responsibilities included the design, monitor and maintenance of financial and internal controls, practices and processes.

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Shevira Bissessor

Chief Operating Officer

BSc Property Development, BSc Hons Quantity Surveying

Shevira joined Gateway Real Estate Africa in July 2019 working closely with the Chief Executive Officer to identify and capitalise on long-term opportunities that support sustainable business growth. She provides leadership & oversight on development of real estate projects and construction management while maintaining control of the diverse business.

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Andre Janari

Chief Investment Officer

BComm, NDip Real Estate

Andre has more than a decade’s experience in the property sector, mainly as senior transactor in the Real Estate Finance divisions of the Standard Bank Group and Nedbank Corporate Property Finance. During his tenure, Andre provided customised property finance solutions, innovative deal-making and product structuring whilst developing strategic relationships with well-known developers and investors in the South African industry.

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Craig Glutz

Head of Developments

Diploma in A1-Tech Draughting (distinction), N3-N4 National Technical Diploma

Craig joined Gateway Real Estate Africa in 20 March 2020 with significant project and construction management experience across technical and service industries in Africa. His track record of successful project delivery includes 12 years in Southern Africa and five years in West Africa where he worked across commercial, residential, industrial, oil & gas and mining projects.

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