Our Board of Directors

Anton Pillay (Chairperson)

BBusSc, CA (SA), CFA, AMP (Harvard)

Anton was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Coronation Fund Managers in February 2013 and has been a member of its Board since June 2009. He joined Coronation in January 2006 from BoE (Pty) Ltd, where he held a number of key positions and directorships. Anton has extensive knowledge and experience of the investment and banking industry. Anton was appointed to the NAM Board in February 2009.

Gordon Young

BA

Gordon was Chief Executive Officer of NAM from 2001 to early 2004. He has been a member of the NAM Board for thirteen years and has a strong knowledge base of the South African and Namibian investment industry. Before contributing his valuable experience to NAM, he was a group strategist with African Harvest. Gordon is currently an investment adviser to a South African empowerment company.

Aimee Rhoda

BBusSc, CA (SA)

Aimee, a qualified chartered accountant, joined Coronation Fund Managers in 2007 and was appointed financial manager in April 2008. Prior to joining Coronation, she was an assistant manager in Deloitte’s Special Services Group division. Aimee was appointed to the NAM Board in March 2013.

Elize Angula

B. Proc

Elize is a partner and legal practitioner at AngulaCo Incorporated. She was president of the Law Society of Namibia during 2005 and 2006 and prior to that she served on the council as a member. Elize has 14 years’ post- admission experience in civil and commercial litigation and practices in the High and Supreme Court of Namibia. She also serves as a director on the boards of Foshini Retail Group (Pty) Ltd and Frans Indongo Group (Pty) Ltd. She was appointed to the NAM Board in March 2012.

Schalk Walters

CA (NAM), CA (SA), CIA

Schalk was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Windhoek for 11 years, where he was the Namibian service line leader for the advisory practice until 30 June 2010. His field of expertise is corporate governance, focusing on enterprise risk management, sustainability and internal control processes. Upon his withdrawal as a partner from PwC, he formed the consulting practice Fiducia Corporate Governance Solutions, which provides a wide range of specialist corporate governance consulting services to clients in the private and public sectors. He was appointed to the NAM Board in March 2012.

Birgit Rossouw

CA (NAM), CIA, B. Phil (Ethics)

Birgit is one of the few internationally Certified Internal Auditors in the country. She completed her articles with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 2001, qualifying as a chartered accountant. In 2002 she was appointed as Group Financial Manager of NAM. Although Birgit left the Group in August 2004 to join Consult Buro (Pty) Ltd as a shareholder and director, she continued to provide advice and consulting services until she was appointed to the Board of NAM in November 2006. She also serves on the Board of Standard Bank Namibia.

Tarah Shaanika (Chief Executive Officer)

BA (Economics and Media Studies), MBA

Tarah is a former Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI). Prior to becoming CEO of NCCI, he served as Senior Manager: Operations and Stakeholder Engagements at the same institution and held various positions in the media industry. He held numerous non-executive positions on the boards of TransNamib, Road Fund Administration, New Era Publications Corporation, NAMZIM Newspapers (Pty) Ltd, Team Namibia among others. He was appointed to the NAM Board on 01 April 2015 and became Chief Executive Officer on 04 January 2021.

Bullé Uisso (CFO & Company Secretary)

CA (NAM)

Bullé was an external audit and consulting manager at Deloitte Namibia. He is a qualified chartered accountant and has experience in various local industries with focus on the financial services industry which included taking up a consultant CFO role in a local listed bank. Bullé was appointed to the NAM Board in August 2021 and is also the Company Secretary.