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Garreth E. Elston

Chief Investment Officer

Garreth Elston is the Chief Investment Officer of Reitway Global’s suite of global listed property funds. He is an investment management professional with over twenty years of international capital markets’ experience in South Africa, North America, the United Kingdom and Europe.


Mr. Elston has a deep passion for real estate and has significant experience in listed and unlisted real estate investments, property development and real estate private equity.


Garreth has always been actively involved in the broader South African business community. He currently serves on the board of the Investment Analysts Society (IAS), is a member of the Institute of Directors, and he previously served as the Chair of the Corporate Finance and Corporate Presentations committees of the CFA Society Toronto; as the Chairman of the Investment Analysts Society of Southern Africa; and was the Southern African representative on the International Council of Investment Associations.


Garreth is a frequent print and radio commentator on the South Africa real estate sector.


Educationally, Mr. Elston holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, an MA in International Relations, and a BCom in Banking Management. He is a Certified Associate of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa (CAIB) SA, and a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Markets (FIFM).