Our Board

INDEPENDENT
NOn-Executive Directors

BA Mabuza

BA (MBA)
Lead Independent Non-executive Director

Date appointed: 1 June 2014

Board Committees: Audit and Risk Committee; Remuneration Committee; Social and Ethics Committee

Busi Mabuza has held various positions in the financial services and energy sectors and is currently a non-executive director of the dual listed NinetyOne, the non-executive Chairperson of the Industrial Development Corporation and the head of the South African BRICS Business Council.

RD WATSON

Independent Non-executive Director

Date appointed: 1 June 2019

Board Committees: Audit and Risk Committee; Remuneration Committee; Social and Ethics Committee (Chairperson)

Rachel Watson served as manager at a regional broadcaster. Prior to this appointment she was employed for 33 years within the clothing industry, serving as a trade union representative and national media officer. She is a non-executive director of HPL&R, HCI, Hospitality Property Fund and eMedia Holdings.

VE MPHANDE

Elec Eng (Dip)
Independent Non-executive Director

Date appointed: 24 February 2011*

Board Committees: Remuneration Committee; Social and Ethics Committee 

Elias Mphande has served as national secretary of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union, as CEO of Vukani Gaming Corporation and Chairperson of Golden Arrow Bus Services. He was appointed as non-executive director of HCI in 2010 and as the independent non-executive chairman in 2014. He is a non-executive director of eMedia Holdings.

* VE Mphande was appointed to the board of the holding company of the group on 3 February 2005, prior to the reverse listing of the group into Gold Reef. 

MJA GOLDING

BA (Hons)
Independent Non-executive Director

Date appointed: 24 February 2011*

Marcel Golding runs a family investment office. Prior to this he was Chairman of HCI and Chief Executive Officer of e-tv. He was a member of parliament and Deputy General Secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers.

 

* MJA Golding was appointed to the board of the holding company of the group on 30 April 2004, prior to the reverse listing of the group into Gold Reef.

F MALL

CA(SA)
Independent Non-executive Director

Date appointed: 18 September 2020

Board Committees: Audit and Risk Committee (Chairperson)

Farzanah Mall is a qualified Chartered Accountant who completed her articles with Deloitte in 2001. She joined Coles Myer Limited (Australia) in 2002 where she focused on Corporate Governance, Business and Risk Analysis. In 2006 she joined PwC as a Manager in PWC’s Business Consulting division. She served as Partner at KPMG from 2011 to 2019 and is currently CEO of Komorebi Holdings, Director of Usizo Advisory Solutions and a non-executive director of Comair Limited. She has over 20 years’ experience in auditing, governance, financial and risk management.