Audrey Mothupi, is the Chief Executive Officer of South African based SystemicLogic Group, a global financial innovation, data and technology disruptor, specialising in emergent business models. Audrey brings over 18 years of business experience.
Her extensive knowledge of the African and global markets enables her company to deliver tailor-made solutions, providing strategic direction and strong corporate relationships. Audrey’s experience spans across various business domains including group strategy, talent design, marketing and communication as well as data, technology and innovation. Prior to SystemicLogic, Audrey was head of inclusive banking at Standard Bank Group, where her division in 2013 was awarded the BAI-Finacle Global Banking Innovation Award for innovation in societal and community impact.
Audrey serves as independent Non-Executive Director on the boards of Pick ‘n Pay, Life Healthcare Group, Arden Capital as well as Altona Plc. She is the Chairperson of Roedean School (SA) and was Chairperson of Orange Babies of South Africa, as well as sitting on the boards of Nordic Female Business Angel Network and the Numeric Board of South Africa. Audrey is a Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI), a member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) and has been named one of Africa’s 1,000 most powerful women.
Nomsa Daniels is CEO of Blue Zebra Projects and is a Director and Business Development Manager at Anibok Investment Research Chambers. She has a Master’s Degree in Geography and Environmental Studies from Hunter College, New York.
She says: “As Nelson Mandela once said, ‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.’
“At Roedean, we live and breathe this ethos every day by striving to inculcate in our girls a love of learning and confidence in their abilities to contribute to society as they see fit.
“Through our transformation, diversity, and inclusion work, we also strive to create an environment where our stakeholders have a strong sense of ownership and belonging. It is only when girls and women claim their space that the world will be a better place for all.”
Her interests include small and medium enterprise development and women’s education.
She has a daughter who has matriculated from Roedean and another who is at the school.
In her spare time, Brett enjoys visiting art galleries, reading, and travel.
Stephan Malherbe is founder and Chairman of Genesis Analytics, the largest economics-based consultancy in Africa.
Over the past two decades, Genesis has worked in 41 African countries and 74 countries globally. It has offices in Johannesburg, Nairobi, London, Lagos, and Abidjan.
The firm has a particular focus on the interplay between Africa’s demographic transition and global technological change, and how countries, societies, and institutions can best prepare for these powerful forces.
Stephan is also the co-director of the South Africa in the Digital Age initiative, which is dedicated to helping South Africa realise the opportunities the digital transformation offers for inclusive growth.
Sipho Nkosinathi Maseko is Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Telkom SA and Principal at Kleoss Capital. He also serves on the boards of Afrox Healthcare, the Centre for Development and Enterprise, and the Gyro Group.
Previously, he held the positions of Chairman of Shell and BP South African Petroleum Refineries; Chief Executive Officer of BP Southern Africa; Chairman of the Business Connexion Group; Managing Director and Group Chief Operating Officer of Vodacom SA; Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of the Vodacom Group; and Managing Director of Vodacom (Pty) Ltd.
He holds a graduate degree from the University of KwaZulu Natal and an undergraduate degree from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Paul is the Managing Partner of Sanlam Private Equity and has over 15 years of investment and financial services experience. Prior to joining Sanlam, Paul was the Investment Director at Value Capital Partners, leading a number of high-profile transactions and serving on the boards of Adcorp Holdings, Metair Investments, and Sun International.
Prior to joining VCP, Paul was a Principal at Medu Capital across multiple funds, leading transactions such as Van Schaik Bookstores, Exclusive Books, Universal Paints, and Elite Truck Hire.
Paul also spent time at Investec Corporate Finance advisory, as well as KPMG Financial Services division.
Qualifications: BCom (Honours) Accounting; CA (SA); Senior Executive Programme (London Business School)
She has served on many local industry bodies representing the publishing sector.
Terry oversees the marketing and communication portfolio of the Roedean Board.
She is passionate about education and is involved in a number of education NPOs in South Africa.
Yusuf Noorbhai is a Senior Executive at Standard Bank, heading up the Corporate Finance Division. He also serves on the Executive Committee for Investment Banking.
He has over 18 years of global corporate experience, with a strong track record in building businesses, managing teams, client relationships, and operating effectively at a senior stakeholder level across a variety of cultures and markets throughout the world.
He has represented Standard Bank in various capacities, and has served on external boards of companies and investment funds in which the bank has strategic shareholdings. He has been integral to the development and execution of the Diversity and Inclusion Strategy for Standard Bank, which has afforded him insight and knowledge into the subject matter, coupled with an important appreciation for the challenges faced by any institution in navigating this complex yet crucial initiative.
Fiona Rogers is Roedean’s Executive Head. She has a BSc in Chemistry and a Masters Degree in Ecology.
Her teaching career has spanned more than 33 years and, in that time, she has taught at Woodmead High School, McAuley House, and St Mary’s School. She is well respected within the broader education community.
Fiona joined Roedean in 2005 as HOD: Physical Sciences, remaining in that position until 2008 when she took on the role of Deputy Principal: Director of Curriculum. She has been instrumental in driving the academic success of the school and also in ensuring that each girl is supported and able to achieve to her full potential.
Passionate about curriculum innovation, Fiona has, over the years, implemented and been involved in a range of interventions and projects, including cross-curricular tasks for Lower V and Middle V pupils; the Cognitive Education Programme; IT Integration as a member of a broader whole-school team and, more recently, in crafting a partnership with the CIDA Trust for the Intern Programme for Teachers of Mathematics and the Sciences, which was implemented in 2018.
Fiona was the IEB Physical Sciences Portfolio Moderator from 2003 to 2008 and was also a key member of the IEB Physical Sciences National Subject Forum from 2003 to 2010, during which time she was involved in the writing of – and the consequent modification of – the IEB Subject Assessment Guidelines for Grade 12 Physical Sciences.