T (Thevendrie) Brewer (49) Board Chair
Qualifications: BCom, Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy, CA (SA) | Appointed: 24 January 2011 | Other directorships: NM Rothschild and Sons (SA) Proprietary Limited.
Thevendrie has had a distinguished career as an accountant, being a former Partner at Ernst & Young. Thevendrie has subsequently garnered extensive corporate finance experience while at Deutsche Securities (SA) Proprietary Limited and NM Rothschild & Sons (South Africa) Proprietary Limited.
B (Bukelwa) Bulo (44) Independent non-executive director
Qualifications: BBusSci Hons, CA(SA) | Appointed: 23 November 2015
| Bukelwa has worked in the Private Equity industry for over 10 years and has procured extensive exposure to a wide spectrum of sectors. Her external board appointments include Capital Appreciation Limited, Jade Capital Partners Proprietary Limited, Unispan Holdings Proprietary Limited and Franki Geotechnical Proprietary Limited.
MJ (Martin) Kuscus (67) Independent non-executive director
Qualifications: BA Cur, Dip Company Direction, EDP | Appointed: 1 July 2008 | Other directorships: Synergy Income Fund and Mineworkers Provident Fund.
Martin is an independent businessman active in the technology services industry. Prior to this, he served as President and CEO of the South African Bureau of Standards for five years. His career in Health Services and Provincial Government Finance spans almost three decades. In 2004 he was appointed as a Commissioner on the Financial and Fiscal Commission. In 2006 he was elected to the Council for the International Standards Organisations (ISO) and was a member of the PRI Board, a UN Global Compact Initiative on Responsible Investment, from 2006 to 2009. He was also Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for the Government Employees Pension Fund until July 2009. He is currently Chairperson of Synergy Income Fund and Chairperson of the Mineworkers Provident Fund.
M (Mark) Bower (66) Independent non-executive director
Qualifications: BCom (cum laude), BCompt, BCompt Honours, CA(SA) | Appointed: 23 November 2015
Apart from his academic expertise and professional acumen in the field of accounting and auditing, Mark has held a series of leadership and senior executive positions at Deloitte, SABMiller and Edcon. His external board and trustee appointments include Rhodes Food Group Holdings Limited and Hollard respectively. He was also a previous Edcon Limited board member.
Dr T (Thabi) Leoka (42) Independent non-executive
Qualifications: BA (Hons) MA, MSc Economics and Economic History and PhD in Economics
| Appointed: 1 January 2022 | Governance, economist,
markets economics, columnist,