Meet Our Africa Members

We currently have over 250 members on board consisting of HNIs and funds having a board range of expertise, investment preferences, and appetites.

Farouk Sheikh

Farouk Sheikh

Farouk Sheikh is the Founder and CEO of Investec Corporation, a real estate investment company that funds various holding and operating entities (SPV's) that focus on acquiring real estate assets in the US.


From an early age, Farouk has developed a passion for real estate and what it has to offer. In particular, the opportunity to identify, acquire and transform a distressed asset into a fully functional and performing asset that is best suited to its environs.


His specialty lies in being able to identify what the strengths of a distressed asset and in developing a value creation plan to transforms and capitalize on them.


Farouk has a Master’s Degree in Property Valuation and Law from City University, London and an Economics degree from the London School of Economics