Jan is a Director of the Keymax Group of Entities and numerous other property related companies and trusts.
Jan obtained a BSc Engineering (Mechanical) degree in 1980. He also held a Fidelity Certificate from The Estate Agency Affairs Board of South Africa.
Prior to pursuing a full-time property development career, he was the Managing Director of Jolly Jumbo Pty Ltd, a food and drink manufacturing company that employed approximately 150 employees. Jolly Jumbo supplied all the supermarket groups in South Africa with various Branded and House brand products. This gave him a diverse insight into the property requirements of the food and pharmaceutical manufacturing industry as well the locations and layout of Shopping Centres.
During this time he developed a property portfolio of around 30 000sq.m spanning 20+ factories with tenants including King Pie Central Kitchen, Rein Oil (edible oils), Unique Flavours, and Pro Africa Foods etc. of which the many is still owned by himself and a friend.
His practical abilities are matched with his academic qualifications and relationship skills; from employees to Managing Directors of National Companies.
Jan moved to Australia in 2010 and has since successfully acquired and developed properties in excess of A$50+ million – details that can be seen on this website.