Daphne is the Non-Executive Chairperson of WDBIH and a Director on the Remuneration and Social & Ethics Committees…
She started her career as a loan officer for WDBIH and now presides over the $1.4 billion manganese mine and sinter plant in the Northern Cape and a smelter in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa; she also serves on the board of Kalagadi Manganese as its Executive Chairperson, Eyesizwe Coal, Nuworld Logistics and Thari Mining. Daphne was nominated by WDBIH to study development economics in Nagayo, Japan.
Tania is one of the founders of WDBIH, was executive Director and CEO of WDBIH for over 12 years and is currently a non-executive Director on the Investment and Audit & Risk committees…
Joy-Marie is a Non-Executive Director and Chairperson of the Investment Committee of WDBIH as well as a Director on the Audit & Risk committee…
OUR COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Busisiwe is a member of the Remuneration and Social & Ethics Committee of WDBIH and a Group Executive for Human Resources for African Rainbow Minerals (ARM)…
Lulama is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of WDBIH. She has over 15 years of experience in investment banking having worked at both local and international investment banks…
Claire has spent the last 30 years as an investment professional employed in a range of executive positions in the financial services and DFI industries. She is currently a..
Neo is self-employed and was previously an Executive at the Industrial Development Corporation of SA. Neo is the Chairperson of the WDBIH
Thabile was appointed Chief Risk Officer for Old Mutual Insure in January 2018. Prior to joining Old Mutual Insure, she was a General Manager…
She was also an Associate Director at Deloitte, responsible for partnering with organisation’s to become risk intelligent and elevating risk management to be a strategic enabler of the organisation’s, and implementation of GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) frameworks. She has extensive and practical experience in GRC, Internal Audit and Combined Assurance in private, public sectors and consulting. She previously worked in organisation’s, like Momentum, Vodacom, Alexander Forbes and SITA. She is one of the first 10 “Certified Risk Management Practioners” (CRM Prac) in the Country and also a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor).
Thabile is currently the Vice President of IRMSA (Institute of Risk Management South Africa). She enjoys igniting passion from the organisation’s, to derive value from Risk Management. Her greatest joy comes in spending time with her family and connecting youth with opportunities.
Salome is an expert in development finance, investment analysis and financial and business management…
Salome Sengani is a Non-Executive Director of WDBIH. She is a Trustee of WDB Trust and has a keen interest in developing programmes that support the emancipation of underprivileged communities. An expert in development finance, investment analysis and financial and business management, she was appointed as a non-executive independent director of Bigen Africa Group in 2015. She is also chairwoman of the Bigen Africa Human Capital and Remuneration Committee. Sengani is a past president of the Oikocredit Ecumenical Development Cooperative Society and held the position of alternate non-executive director of the Wizzit Banking Group from 2012-2015. She has an MBA from the University of Pretoria and is a professional nurse by training.
OUR FOUNDER & PATRON
Mrs Mbeki is the Founder and Patron of WDBIH. She is also a Trustee/Director of several national and international Boards which promote social and economic development…
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Faith is the CEO and Director of WDBIH. Faith has been associated with WDBIH for over 20 years, as one of its founding members and a Non-Executive Director.
Thandie is the Chief Financial Officer and Director of WDBIH, responsible for overall financial and risk management of the Group. She is also involved in transaction execution and investment monitoring.
Nicola joined WDBIH in April 2005 as the team’s Investment Executive. In 2012 Nicola became the Chief Investment Officer at WDBIH. Since joining, she has project managed …
Rose Mamabolo is a Business Manager at WDBIH. Since joining in 2014, she has assumed responsibility for the Finance team and management of the company’s compliance…
Ntshediseng joined WDBIH as an Investment Manager in September 2019. Prior to joining WDBIH, Ntshediseng worked as an Associate at Sanlam Private Equity where she was responsible for the origination..
Prior to joining WDBIH, Ntshediseng worked as an Associate at Sanlam Private Equity where she was responsible for the origination, evaluation and implementation of prospective investments as well as post -investment management of portfolio assets. She represented Sanlam Private Equity on the boards of five companies. Prior to that, she worked as a Senior Investment Associate at the National Empowerment Fund as a transactor in the SME fund.
Ntshediseng holds a BCom in Accounting from the University of the Witwatersrand and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.