Board Member

Rui Marto is a practising attorney, founder and director of attorneys Marto Lafitte & Assoc Inc, in Johannesburg specializing in commercial and property law. Rui has a Bachelor of Arts degree and Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Witwatersrand. He has extensive experience in assisting local and foreign corporate clients with company structuring and with commercial aspects of investing in South Africa, including M&A and contractual law. Rui hosts seminars and workshops on topics related to his area of expertise and was the resident expert on Africa Business Radio’s weekly “The Property Show” with Gaven Malope. He has been a contributor to the Real Estate Investor Magazine, SAPCC publication and other publications including Transform SA. He is director of the SA-Portuguese Chamber and EU Chamber.