Board of Directors
Dr. Kgosi Maepa
Kgosi holds an MPhil in Business and Professional Ethics, a Ph.D. in Public Affairs (UP) and a Diploma in Business Management.He has eighteen years of professional experience, amassed in both private and public sector, including roles at ABSA, Deloitte, City of Tshwane and the African National Congress. He is the former Executive Chairman of Vanguard Group of Companies (VGC) and Bemdi Group).
Dr. Kgosi Maepa
John served and completed articles between 1996 and 1999. He prosecuted for the commercial crimes unit of the SAPS during the period 1993 to 1996. He was then appointed a director at Thomson Wilks in 2000. He went on to act as a consultant to Schabort Inc. between 2014 and 2018. He is currently director/partner at John Walker Attorneys from 2003 till present.John is an expert in civil law and insolvency law.
Veronica holds a Masters in Business Information System (TUT), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and an MBA from GIBS. She held senior management and executive roles at Vodacom, Sun International and Nedbank. She is a co-Founder of Africa Lead, a platform aimed to challenge policymakers to create an innovative digital economy. She is currently Chief Executive for SmartHome Connect, an ISP focusing on broadband connectivity, devices and IoT for home and business.
Sihle serviced his articles with Standard Bank with a 6 months stint at the Standard Bank’s London office. He had further stints with Standard Bank Project Finance and Standard Bank Private Equity as Investment Analyst. He served RMB as part of the Principal Investments team before venturing out to found WBD Growth Fund. He is currently Fund Manager at the WDB Growth Fund, which provides equity funding to qualifying SMEs.
Nzama holds a Computer Science & Project Management Qualification with both Shelter African studies and the University of Johannesburg respectively. Accredited as a Project Management Professional (PMP)® specialist via PMI & Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM). He is currently Head: ABSA Technology Wealth Group. He was awarded ABSA Technology Trailblazer, highest honour by the ABSA Technology Group Executive.
Tshepo possesses vast experience in supply chain, logistics and general management and has held senior positions in industry-leading companies such as SAB, ABI, Unitrans, UTI and Imperial.Holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) obtained through the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), a BCom (Hons) in Business Management from the University of Pretoria and a BCom in Business Management from the North-West University.
Chief Executive Officer
Reuben is a seasoned finance professional who holds qualifications including BSc Hons in Applied Accounting, ACCA professional course, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) obtained through the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). He has vast experience in Finance spanning numerous industries including FMCG, Financial Services, Consulting, Information Systems and Electrical Engineering. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa (IoDSA).