Percipient Property Solutions Cape Town

Our Team

Iain Brody Profile Picture

Iain Brodie

Managing Director
B Econ (Stell)

Iain started in the money market at Standard Bank before joining stockbrokers Frankel Pollock in 1985 as a bond and options trader. In 1988 he moved to Joint Securities Discount House to trade bonds and eventually to open their derivatives department.

In 1990 Iain became joint MD of Interbank Discount House which was also part of SecHold Group, until 1992 when he left to start his own futures broking firm, Portfolio Investment Networks. He later dissolved the firm and in 1996 became one of the founders of the Peregrine Group where he was MD of the stockbroking division until 2001.

He joined Prescient Group as a Portfolio Manager and in 2003 set about creating a property competency for the group. He was instrumental in setting up Ngatana Property Investments which participated in the first BEE deal in the property sector when it acquired a stake in Spearhead Property Holdings, which was later taken over by JSE listed Redefine.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2886  /  Cell: +27 83 649 9058
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Dave Child

Development Manager
B Sc (Hons) (UCT)

Dave joined Percipient Property Solutions in 2009 as Development Manager to project manage and oversee their portfolio of property developments. He was Project Manager for the 12 month construction phase of the R30m ‘That Storage Place’ self-storage facility in Paarl, followed by the role of Development Manager for Kelderhof Country Village, overseeing the operational phase and the rollout of all the turnkey homes on the Estate.

Having also seen through to completion the successful Klein Welgemeend Estate in Lakeside, he is currently project managing the multi-million Rand development of Chapman’s Bay Estate at Noordhoek.

During the past 8 years he has undertaken the financial feasibilities, development planning, management and implementation of all projects for the group, including residential, industrial and retirement developments.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2892  /  Cell: +27 73 200 3632
Georgina Kirkpatrick Profile Picture


Financial Manager
BA (Hons) MA

Georgina completed her articles with Price Waterhouse and eventually joined Norwich Life as an accountant before transferring to their investment team as a Client Liaison Officer.

She joined Prescient Investment Management in 2001 as an Investment Administrator and was subsequently appointed Accountant. She transferred to the Property Division in 2006 and is currently involved in HR Administration and Accounting for Percipient Group.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2891  /  Cell: +27 83 647 3449
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Claudine Baxter

Contract Administrator

Claudine joined the Percipient team in December 2015 and is now Contracts Administrator. She manages communication between various stakeholders, and the operational process and document management relating to sales and construction contracts applicable to group development projects, as well as acting as PA to the MD.

Prior to joining Percipient, she worked as Office Administrator for the Estate Manager at Kelderhof Country Village, gaining considerable knowledge of construction processes, estate management and property development. She has over 20 years experience in Secretarial & Office Administration, having completed courses covering Secretarial work, Office Management, Public Relations and Business Psychology.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2997  /  Cell: +27 78 713 0505
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Pauline Devine

Portfolio Manager

Pauline has many years experience giving professional office support in a variety of different industries from manufacturing to fashion design. For 10 years she managed the Meals on Wheels Branch in Mowbray, together with a team of 25 volunteers, serving the City Bowl, Atlantic Seaboard and Southern Suburbs communities.

In 2007 she qualified as an Accounting Technician after completing computerised Accounting and Bookkeeping at the Central Business Management Centre, and completed the VIP Payroll Administration course with distinction. Pauline joined Percipient Property Management as Portfolio Manager in September 2015.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2889  /  Cell: +27 71 166 3266
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Mark Tame

Managing Director
B Soc Sci (UCT)
MBA (Stell)

Mark has over 32 years’ experience in property and asset based finance. He started in asset based finance with First National Industrial Bank in 1985 and moved from there into property finance, first with Syfrets Trust in 1988 and later with Cape of Good Hope Bank in 1992.

At CoGHB he spent 3 years as head of the Long Term Property Finance Division, followed by Key Accounts and then Marketing Operations until July 2003.

Mark completed the Property Development Programme (GSB UCT) in 1994.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2887  /  Cell: +27 82 577 3760
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Bruce Wademan

General Manager
B Comm Bus Man
(UNISA), Cert.Th (BTC)

Bruce commenced articles with a small accounting firm before moving into commerce, gaining experience in all aspects of various businesses over a 30 year period. This allowed him to start his own consulting business in 2014. Bruce consulted for Percipient from February to June 2016 and again in November that year, before joining the team in February 2017 on a permanent basis.

Bruce’s key focus is on human capital, strategic planning and implementation, and industrial relations. He is also a qualified mediator.

Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2894  /  Cell: +27 71 675 5295
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Ginny Johnson

Risk Manager
Diplôme d’Etudes
Française (Grenoble)

Ginny worked in credit risk management at various banks over a period of 34 years, including Citibank, UDC Bank, Standard Bank, Cape of Good Hope Bank and ultimately Nedbank Corporate Property Finance where she finished her career as Regional Senior Credit Manager : Risk.

Her experience covered credit analysis, and credit risk granting, management and monitoring across a wide range of products including residential, commercial and industrial property finance, asset based finance, joint venture equity investments, municipal loans and preference share investments. She completed the Property Development Course at GSB UCT in 1997.

She elected to take early retirement in July 2006 but since September 2007 she has been working part time on a consulting basis with Percipient Property Solutions where she looks after risk in the various portfolios owned or managed by the group, as well as the overall administration of the group bank accounts.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2895  /  Cell: +27 82 775 3227
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van Schalkwyk

Financial Manager
B Acc (Hons) (Stell)

Anieka graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2011 with Honours in Accounting, and joined Tenk Loubser to do her articles. During her tenure there she wrote and passed both her SAICA board exams and completed a specialist auditing course, registering as a CA in 2015. After relocating to Port Elizabeth to join her husband she worked for a law firm as Financial Manager, and then did contract work as a Financial Controller before moving back to Cape Town.

Anieka joined Percipient in May 2016 as Financial Manager and later took on the role of Financial Manager Group companies following a restructure.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2888  /  Cell: +27 74 737 0916
Samantha McPherson Profile Picture


Assistant Accountant

Samantha started her career as a receptionist 24 years ago and studied part time through Damelin to obtain a Diploma in Bookkeeping, Practical Accounting, Financial Management and Sales & Marketing.

Since then she has held several positions in finance, including 5 years as Financial Manager for a company in Gauteng. She also spent time as group Sales Manager before relocating to the Cape, where she joined Percipient in February 2017.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2999  /  Cell: +27 82 858 6796
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Lisa Haynes


Lisa started her career in the hospitality industry while studying part time to gain Bookkeeping and Pastel Diplomas. She then moved into the financial area as a Debtors Controller in 2007, before taking full responsibility for accounts in 2009 in an IT environment.

Lisa moved back into accounting as a specialist Senior Debtors Controller for 7 years at the African Dynamics Group, before relocating to the Cape and joining Percipient in April 2017.

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Contact Information:

Tel: +27 21 001 2893  /  Cell: +27 60 345 3375