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New chairperson appointed to lead GBCSA board

Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) asset management executive and vice-chair of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) board Brian Unsted will take over the reins from Giles Pendleton as the industry body's chairperson.
Brian Unsted has been appointed chairperson of the GBCSA board. Source: Supplied
Brian Unsted has been appointed chairperson of the GBCSA board. Source: Supplied

Says Unsted on his appointment: "I am thrilled to be entrusted with guiding the GBCSA at this time when sustainability matters are gaining traction in both South Africa and at a global level. Lots of good work has been done and much more great work still needs to be done to make a meaningful difference.”

Unsted has 28 years’ experience in the South African property industry and is the sustainability champion for the L2D fund. His background includes roles as senior financial manager in property development at Liberty Properties, financial manager at Investec Properties for Growthpoint and head of finance at Liberty Properties.


Pendleton, meanwhile, is set to fill the role of executive director at NEOM – a 36,000km2 economic zone in north-western Saudi Arabia.

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