BCom (Accounting) BCom (Hons) (Bus. Mgt) MCom (Bus. Mgt)
Phumzile, a stockbroker by training, is currently the Executive Chairman of Afropulse Group, an investment and corporate advisory house. Phumzile has held Executive Directorships at Anooraq Resources, Barnard Jacobs Mellets (BJM) Securities and Mazwai Securities. She has served as an Economic Advisor to the former Minister of Minerals and Energy. Phumzile was appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa as one of four special investment envoys; she is Deputy Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Investment.
She has also has extensive experience serving on listed and unlisted boards. She currently serves as Chairman, NED or Lead NED on the following boards: Delta Property Fund, Imperial Logistics, Massmart Holdings, Metrofile Holdings, Primedia Holdings and Mineworker’s Investment Company (MIC). Passioninate about education, Phumzile serves on the Board of Durban Girls College (DGC).
Phumzile resigned as a Non Executive Director of Motus Holdings in 2020 and will step down from the Board of Transaction Capital Limited in September 2021.
Chief Executive Officer
MSc Project Management, MBA, BSc Construction Management, PrCPM
Siya is a seasoned property and infrastructure executive with more than 24 years’ experience in construction and commercial real estate. Prior to joining Delta, he served as Managing Director of the Pace Group of Companies, global engineering and technology specialist, SENER and Crowie Holdings.
Having started his career at Murray & Roberts as Site Engineer, Siya gained strong on-site construction management experience in civil engineering and building projects. He later pursued construction project management roles at the South African Reserve Bank (“the SARB”) where he was responsible for sourcing new development sites, packaging these for development and refurbishment projects. He was further involved in developing extensions to the SARB’s head office building in the Pretoria CBD, amongst other projects.
Siya subsequently joined Old Mutual Properties where he gained valuable exposure to large scale commercial, retail and industrial property, including initial exposure to the listed property sector. As Development Manager and later as Regional Manager he had the opportunity to work on the optimization of Old Mutual’s property portfolio, including several office-to-residential conversions in the Johannesburg CBD.
As Regional MD of SENER in Southern Africa he was responsible for driving the regional strategy for the international group including business development, stakeholder engagement and implementation of large scale energy and infrastructure projects.
Sibongile Masinga (Bongi)
B.Com, USA-SA Leadership and Entrepreneurship Programme (Wharton School of Business)
Bongi is one of the founding members of Afropulse Group. Prior to this she was Chief Operating Officer and Head of Corporate Advisory at Quartile Capital. She has held various positions in financial services including at DBSA, Gensec and Real Africa Durolink. She also gained Merchant banking experience with Hill Samuel in London.
She currently serves on the following Boards, Bidvest; Libstar; PetroSA and Bostsilu Private Hospital.
Marelise de Lange
Chief Financial Officer
exec appt 24/08/2020
BCom Law, BCom (Hons) Accounting, CA(SA)
Marelise has more than 26 years’ operational and financial experience in the financial and listed property sectors. She started her career at Absa Bank in the Structured Finance division, before moving on to Absa Capital as Business Manager – Structured Capital Market. Marelise then joined International Housing Solutions in 2008 as Finance Director, thereafter, joining JSE listed Vunani Group.
She played an integral role in the successful listing of Vunani Property Investment Fund (now Texton Property Fund Limited) where she was subsequently appointed as Financial Director.
She has served as Chief Financial Officer of Rebosis Property Fund and was a non-executive director on the board of Delta Property Fund from 2015 to 2017 prior to accepting the position at Rebosis.
Marelise re-joined the Delta Board as non-executive director on xxx and served as a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and the Investment Committee. On 25 August 2020, Marelise was the interim CFO of Delta and subsequently as permanent CFO on 1 January 2021
Nooraya is an experienced and highly successful private equity transactor, who gained exposure to project finance transactions and risk management within the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).
She also served on the large corporate credit committee of FirstRand Limited. She has vast experience in negotiating, implementing and managing private equity and black economic empowerment transactions across South Africa which was obtained during a combined 13-year tenure at Rand Merchant Bank and the IDC. Nooraya currently serves as director on various nonlisted entities.
Mfundiso Johnson Ntabankulu (“JJ”) Njeke
Lead Independent Non-Executive Director
BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA)
JJ is currently the Executive Chairman of Silver Unicorn Coal and Minerals (Pty) Limited.
He was previously the Managing Director of Kagiso Trust Investments from 1994 to 2010, a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and its Education Committee.
He served as a member of the Katz Commission of Inquiry into Taxation in South Africa, the General Committee of the JSE Limited, the Audit Commission – Supervisory Body of the Office of the Auditor General, the Audit Committee of National Treasury and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Accounting Research. JJ currently serves on the boards of Clicks, Datatec Limited, Delta Property Fund and Motus.
Independent Non-Executive Director
BA(Law) , LLB , Higher Diploma in Tax Law
Caswell Rampheri is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Buna Group, a diversified property development and investment group. The company currently operates in South Africa and selected African markets. Prior to establishing Buna Group, Caswell held positions Chief Operations Officer, Deputy Managing Director for Liberty Properties and held executive and senior positions at Pareto Limited, Peermont Global, Old Mutual Properties and Investec Properties.
His experience in commercial properties stretches 23 years and covers Leadership and strategy as well as a wealth of experience in Property Development, Property Asset Management, Property Management and Property Investments.
Davina Nodumo (Dumo) Motau
Independent Non-Executive Director
BCom, Dip. Advanced Banking, Cert. Business Project Management
Dumo started her career in banking through the Development Bank of Southern Africa, thereafter progressing from the South African Reserve Bank to Government responsible for credit risk management. Her career included credit risk ratings and risk management in the banking sector.
She launched a financial risk management consultancy, Aphiwa Risk Consultants Proprietary Limited, focusing on the financial inclusion of the small micro enterprises into the formal sector through access to finance.
Independent Non-Executive Director
CA (SA), CD (SA), Masters: International Accounting, Post graduate diploma in auditing, Management Development Programme: B-BBEE
Patricia is a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and a Chartered Director (South Africa) with extensive and broad governance experience.
She has held various senior operational and managerial positions in the audit profession for over 14 years and is the co-founder and CEO of Africa Rise and Shine (AfricaRAS) Group.
Patricia has discharged various senior management roles in audit and audit quality assurance at the Auditor General of South Africa before joining the private sector, first as Associate Director at BDO South Africa Incorporated, and later as Director and Audit Partner. She further served as the Head of Transformation and Chaired the Transformation Advisory Committee for the group during her tenure.
She currently serves as a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and is also a non-executive board member of the Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA).
In addition, Patricia serves as the chairman of the audit committee for the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) and the Council for the Build Environment (CBE) respectively.