Executive

Ian K Lourens
(63)

CEO
BA (Hons) MBA

Ian is the cofounder of PostNet Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd and was previously brand manager at Beecham and marketing manager at Hoechst.

He is a former Mayor of Midrand and past Chairperson of the Franchise Association of Southern Africa.

Co-founder of OneLogix

Neville J Bester
(56)

Executive Director

Neville founded VDS in 1988. He is currently the managing director of VDS. Neville also focuses on stakeholder engagement, acquisitions and general strategy.

Co-founder of OneLogix

Cameron V McCulloch
(43)

COO
BCom BAcc CA(SA)

A chartered accountant, Cameron was the group financial manager at Pinnacle Technology Holdings before becoming a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. He joined the group in 2002. Cameron previously held the position of FD, before being appointed COO in 2008.

Co-founder of OneLogix

Geoffrey M Glass
(40)

FD
BCom Honours (Acc) CA(SA)

A chartered accountant, Geoffrey was previously FD of Cargo Africa Group (a subsidiary of Imperial Holdings).

He joined OneLogix as FD in 2008.

Independent non-executive

Sipho M Pityana
(56)

Chairman
BSc MSc

Sipho is executive chairman of Izingwe Capital (Pty) Ltd as well as chairman of AngloGold Ashanti and Munich Reinsurance of Africa. He has previously served on the boards of AFROX, SPESCOM, Bytes Technology Group, Scaw Metals and Old Mutual Leadership Group. Sipho also previously worked as the executive director of Nedcor Investment Bank.

He was the first Director General of the Department of Labour in a democratic South Africa. As the Foreign Affairs Director General, he represented South Africa in various international forums including the UN, AU, Commonwealth and ILO. He was also a founding member of the governing body for the CCMA and convenor of the SA government delegation to NEDLAC.

Alec J Grant
(66)

BCom FCIS CAIB MBL

Alec has 35 years' experience in banking and has held a senior executive position in the Barclays Group. Formerly he was also CEO and executive director of CorpCapital Bank after starting Fulcrum Bank.

Lesego J Sennelo
(37)

BCompt BCom (Hons) (Accounting) CA(SA)

Lesego is presently Managing Director of AWCA Investment Holdings Limited. Prior to this she was financial director of Golding Mia Kutlwano, a stockbroking firm. She also serves as a non-executive director on the board of Sasfin Holdings and is a board member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

Bridgitte Matthews
(46)

CA(SA), HDip Tax

Self-employed consultant, She provides financial and tax consulting services to clients in various industries and also acts as a facilitator, providing training in the risk, governance and banking sectors. Fluent in English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Tswana and French.

Bridgitte is an independent non-executive director of various companies in the agricultural, logistics, hospitality and arts and culture spheres as well as a trustee of an empowerment trust in the property sector. She has been a member of the African Women Chartered Accountants since 2007 and a member of the Institute of Directors since 2011.

Non-executive

Kgotso B Schoeman
(51)

BA (Econ), ALP

Kgotso Schoeman, CEO of Kagiso Capital, established by the Kagiso Trust where he has been involved for 15 years.

Spearheading the trust's transition from being dependent on international grants from donors to a trust that is now self-financed through its investment company. Amongst others, Kgotso was responsible for managing the trust's budget.

Kgotso led the design of strategic programmes for the Kagiso Trust and partner organisations. He led the team responsible for the design and implementation of the current strategy of the trust, which has unlocked partnership funding agreements with the private sector and government.