Coalesse
DIRECTORS



Thembakazi (Thembi) Iris Chagonda (45)

Independent non-executive chairperson
BSoc Sci (Rhodes University), Diploma in Labour Law

Date of appointment: August 2008

Thembi's career has been in human capital management for the last 20 years. She is currently managing director of Global Business Solutions, a labour law, BEE consultancy and training and development company. Thembi was selected as a finalist for the 2014 Oliver Empowerment Awards in the Top Black Female Leader of the Year category.

Desmond (Des) de Beer (55)

Managing director and chief executive officer
BProc MAP

Date of appointment: July 2002

Des spent the first part of his career in the banking industry, first with Barclays Bank in South Africa and later with Syfrets which was merged into Nedcor Investment Bank ("NIB"). He was appointed General Manager Corporate Equity and served on the bank's executive committee. He has served on the boards of a number of listed property companies and he is currently a director of New Europe Property Investments plc ("Nepi") and chairs its investment committee.

Andries de Lange (43)

Executive director and chief operating officer
CA(SA), CFA

Date of appointment: November 2006

After completing his articles, Andries joined the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited ("IDC") and then Nedbank Limited where he gained experience in debt finance, debt and equity restructurings and private equity. He joined the Resilient group in 2004.

Nicolaas (Nick) Willem Hanekom (37)

Financial director
BAcc (Hons), CA(SA)

Date of appointment: May 2011

Nick completed his articles with PwC in Johannesburg where after he joined PwC London. On his return to South Africa in August 2005 he was employed by Resilient, initially as company secretary and, with effect from May 2011, as financial director of Resilient. Nick was previously the financial director of Fortress Income Fund Limited.

Bryan Douglas Hopkins (69)

Independent non-executive director
BCom (Hons) Accounting and Tax, CA(SA)

Date of appointment: May 2011

Bryan is a non-executive director of Holdsport Limited. He was a professor of Accounting at the University of Cape Town and served on the Accounting Standards Committee of the SAICA and co-authored with professor GK Everingham "Generally Accepted Accounting Practice A South African Viewpoint".

Jacobus Johann Kriek (51)

Executive director
Stanford Executive Programme

Date of appointment: June 2004

Johann has been involved in retail property management, retail acquisitions, development and letting for 31 years with a strong emphasis on development and redeveloping underperforming shopping centres.

Dawn Marole (56)

Independent non-executive director
BCom (Acc), Diploma in Tertiary Education, MBA in Marketing Management and Strategic Management

Date of appointment: May 2016

Dawn's career has predominantly been in the financial services sector. She is the former Chairperson of Kumba Resources Limited and presently serves on the boards of numerous listed and unlisted companies within the private sector such as MTN, Santam Limited and Development Bank of Southern Africa. In addition, Dawn formed part of the Presidential Review Committee for State Owned Enterprises and is currently the Executive Chairperson of Executive Magic.

Protas Phili (41)

Independent non-executive director
BCom, CTA, MCom (Taxation), CA(SA)

Date of appointment: December 2015

Protas is currently the managing director at Khwezela Investment Group Proprietary Limited, non-executive director at National Housing Finance Corporation Limited, a member of the audit and risk committee at Financial Intelligence Centre. Protas was previously the chief financial officer at Sentech Limited, deputy director-general and chief financial officer in the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, non-executive director at Rand Merchant Bank, WesBank and Capital Property Fund Limited. Protas was also previously a member of the national taxation committee of the SAICA and a member of the South African Reserve Bank Governor's Economic Roundtable Forum.

Umsha Reddy (46)

Independent non-executive director
BSc Eng (Electrical)

Date of appointment: March 2012

Umsha is a graduate electrical engineer whose 23 years of work experience spans across the engineering, business and IT environments covering the energy, telecommunications, FMCG and manufacturing industries in particular. Umsha has worked in virtual teams across global borders since 1998. She is currently the Head of Transformation for Global Business Services One Africa at SABMiller Plc.

Barry Stuhler (59)

Non-independent non-executive director
BCom, BAcc, CA(SA)

Date of appointment: December 2015

Barry is a chartered accountant who completed his articles with Arthur Young. Barry's experience includes management of the Part Bond Scheme and Gilt Fund for Hill Samuel Merchant Bank. He was financial director of Integrated Property Resources and managing director of Intaprop Management Services, the property management company for the Intaprop group. In 1994 Barry co-founded Inline Properties, a property management and corporate property advisory company. Barry is a founding director of Resilient.

Barry relinquished his duties as executive director of Resilient to become managing director of Property Fund Managers Limited ("PFM"), the asset manager of Capital Property Fund Limited ("Capital"), in 2004. He resigned as non-executive director of Resilient in February 2007. Barry resigned as managing director of PFM to join the Pangbourne Properties Limited board as executive director on 17 October 2007 and served as the managing director of the company from 2008 to 2015. After the merger with Pangbourne, Barry was re-appointed as managing director of PFM. Barry also previously served on the investment, remuneration and social and ethics committees of Capital.

Barry Daniel van Wyk (50)

Independent non-executive director
BCom, BAcc, CA(SA)

Date of appointment: November 2002

Barry heads up Renlia Developments Proprietary Limited, a property investment and development company primarily focused on office, industrial and residential opportunities. He was previously an executive director of Group Five Limited and managing director of Group Five Developments.