Executive Director

CHRISTIAAN BARNARD

Chief Financial Officer

Qualifications: CA(SA) (US)

Christiaan is a chartered accounted by qualification and through various family interests has been exposed to the real estate sector from a very young age and understands the demands associated with unlocking value in a real estate environment. Christiaan has experience in audit practices in various industries including software development and support, oil and gas production and property REIT holdings. Christiaan Joined Spear in July 2016 after leaving Grant Thornton LLP (Dallas) and was tasked to prepare Spear’s accounting for the JSE listing.

Christiaan leads finance and group reporting to stakeholders to provide clear, accurate and timeous information for investment decisions by both current and prospective investors. Christiaan supports the CEO in capital markets, debt negotiations and capital investments and plays a critical part in the execution of the strategic decisions taken by the CEO to place the company in the best financial position to achieve the targets as set by the CEO and board of directors.

Christiaan also oversees the implementing and compliance with all legislative and regulatory requirements as well as the implementation of the King lV requirements to provide stakeholders with the required information and insight and transparency into the company and its operations.