Paul Jackson

26th March 2021


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Full Name: Paul Geoffrey Neville Jackson

Position: CEO of TUHF

Main Activity of the Company: TUHF is a commercial property financing company that exclusively targets property in inner cities

Date and Place of Birth: Zambia

Education: BSc (Agricultural Economics), University of KwaZulu-Natal; BSc (Hons) (Agricultural Economics), University of Pretoria

First Job: Not stated

Career History Prior to Current Position: Before founding TUHF, I previously worked as rural development manager at the Development Bank of Southern Africa, GM of the Transitional National Development Trust and operations manager of Johannesburg Housing Company

Size of First Pay Packet: R800 a month

First Job with Present Group: Founder

Value of Assets under Your Control: R4.6-billion

Management Style: I am approachable and have an open-door policy; I am not a micro manager

Personal Best Achievement: Receiving an Olympic gold medal in London in 2012 as a coach of the South African rowing team

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Career: Eric Molobi

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: If he were still alive – Walter Sisulu

Philosophy of Life: Carpe diem

Biggest Ever Opportunity: That would be TUHF

Biggest Ever Disappointment: Coming fourth in the Rio Olympics

Hope for the Future: That South Africa gets back on its economic growth path and gets back its integrity

Favourite Reading: Nonfiction, including The Red Sparrow, by Scott McCall

Favourite TV Programme: Current affairs

Favourite Food/Drink: Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding

Favourite Music: Country rock and heavy metal

Favourite Sport: Rowing

Favourite Website: News24

Hobbies: Bird-watching, game and fly-fishing, as well as reading

Car: Land Rover

Pets: Two dogs

Miscellaneous Dislikes: Arrogant people

Favourite Other South African Company: SEF

Married: To Pauline Jackson, since August 28, 1984

Children: Evan and Nic

Clubs: Parkview Golf Club

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor



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