CA (SA), CFA
Managing Director | Caribbean
Gerhard is Managing Director – Caribbean with Colliers International Hotels based in Nassau, The Bahamas. As head of region, Gerhard oversees business development, as well as brokerage and advisory executions with a focus on hospitality and leisure real estate assets. Gerhard works closely with the Toronto-based Colliers International Hotels team, which has completed over $3 billion in hospitality brokerage and advisory assignments in the Caribbean over the past decade.
Prior to joining Colliers, Gerhard was Vice President of Investments and Asset Management at China Construction America’s (CCA) South America and Caribbean affiliate and was responsible for the company’s acquisitions and strategic investing efforts.
Previous to his work at CCA, Gerhard was a senior member of the executive team and board member for several prominent private equity groups and accumulated substantial experience in various industries and countries. He has directly managed multi-billion dollar companies and was the lead originator and executed successful transactions valued in excess of $2 billion.
Gerhard has worked in The Bahamas and Cayman Islands (including projects in various other Caribbean locations), the United Kingdom and United States, as well as other jurisdictions throughout Europe and South Africa. He has considerable industry experience in real estate, hospitality, retail, mining, renewable energy and financial services.
Gerhard is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and CFA® charterholder.
University of Stellenbosch (B.Acc & B.Acc Hons)
Memberships & Involvements
CFA Institute member and charterholder
Member of South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants