Russell is a qualified Quantity Surveyor and has been in property development since finishing university in 1980.

He focuses mainly on residential property development and has completed many successful developments in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg and more recently in the property hotspot of Ballito and surrounding areas on the KZN North Coast of South Africa. These developments have included shopping centers, factories and offices and the very successful Dainfern College private school in northern Johannesburg.

His interest in development of sustainable property developments will assist Veritas in further developing our portfolio of sustainable Green real estate developments. These include high end coastal security development as well as low impact sustainable hotel and spa developments in restricted environment areas.

Russell graduated with degrees in BSc(QS) and MBA at Wits University.

He has a passion for wildlife and is a top masters swimmer competing at the World Masters Swimming event in Gwangju in 2019, participating in all freestyle events and the 3Km open water event.