B Com (Hons)
Member of Human Capital, Social, Ethics and Transformation, and Investment committees
Appointed to the board in May 2019
Andrew is a highly experienced corporate executive and former CEO of JSE listed companies, having spent ten years with the Oceana Group and then five years with Nampak. He currently serves as the non-executive chairman of Ster-Kinekor Theatres.
B Bus Sc (Hons), CA (SA)
Appointed to the board in October 2019
Mark has a strong track record in senior strategic, operational and financial management roles in large listed and unlisted companies. He was joint head and managing director of investment banking at Nedbank Capital, CFO of Truworths International and deputy CEO at Cipla SA. Mark was most recently the CEO of the House of Busby before joining Ascendis Health in October 2019.
B Com (Hons), CA (SA), MBA
Chairman of Social, Ethics and Transformation committee, and member of Audit and Risk committee
Appointed to the board in 2016
Mary is the CEO of the Mineworkers Investment Company and has held senior executive positions across the resources, media, utilities and financial services sectors. Her directorships include FirstRand Group, Primedia, Metrofile Holdings, Peermont Global Holdings and Kumba Iron Ore.
B Com (Hons), H Dip (Auditing), CA (SA)
Appointed to the board in 2015
Kieron has over 20 years’ experience in financial management across a range of industries, including five years at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health care in the UK and Dubai, five years as CFO at TransUnion Group Africa and two years as CEO of Nando’s Company-owned Restaurants Division. He joined Ascendis Health in 2015.
BA, LLB, LLM
Chairman of Audit and Risk committee, and member of Investment committee
Appointed to the board in 2013
Bharti spent 14 years at the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa where she headed the corporate funding and international finance departments. She is a director of Bell Equipment Sales SA, Mineworkers Investment Company, Lenmed Investments and Stefanutti Stocks.
MB BCh (Wits), MBA
Chairman of Investment committee, and member of Audit and Risk committee
Appointed to the board in June 2018
Yoza has 13 years’ experience in the financial services industry where she has held senior positions at Rand Merchant Bank and Nedbank Capital. Before entering corporate finance, she worked in the medical field in South Africa and in the UK. Yoza is a non-executive director of Northam Platinum.
BDS (Wits), MBA
Chairman of Human Capital committee and member of Audit and Risk, and Social, Ethics and Transformation committees
Appointed to the board in 2016
Kinesh is the chairman of Kilimanjaro Capital and a director of Kefolile Health Investments, Bataung Energy Holdings, Tsiko Group, Tosaco Group and numerous other companies. He has extensive experience in the trade union investment arena and has been instrumental in several significant B-BBEE transactions in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.
Appointed to the board in October 2018
George has many years of experience in business strategy and execution and investment banking in South Africa and internationally. He is a director of numerous companies, including Aerosud Holdings, Avuke Energy Group, Sanlam Private Wealth and Caprivi Capital.