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Allan Pellow (72)
Diploma in Business Management
Date appointed: 21 February 2018
Allan has extensive executive management experience across a wide range of industries. He joined Westrust in 1985 and was appointed to the Board of Directors of that company in 1994. Allan was appointed to the Master of the High Court’s Panel in 1991 and has extensive experience in winding up many complicated and large, often listed companies, covering probably the full spectrum of the economy. Allan also assisted the duly appointed provisional liquidators of Brikor during the period in which the Company was in provisional liquidation and oversaw the subsequent discharge of the provisional order of liquidation. He is currently an Insolvency Practitioner at Mazars (Pty) Ltd.
Mamsy Mokate (62)
BCom (Acc)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management
Date appointed: 12 April 2017
Mamsy has been in the finance profession for thirty years, having spent her career in the banking industry, an accounting firm and state-owned entities. She is a registered Associated General Accountant. She has previously served on audit committees of municipalities as well as held trustee positions of a medical aid and currently of various family trusts. Appointed Employer Trustee of the PRASA Provident Fund effective April 2019. On 17 July 2020, Mamsy was appointed as Lead Independent Director of Brikor. She is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Kopanela Mining (Pty) Ltd.
Funeka Mtsila (54)
Diploma General Nursing and Midwifery (Umlamli and Umtata General Hospital)
BCur Ed et Admin (UJ)
BTech Occupational Health (TUT)
Management Advancement Programme (Wits Business School)
Nuclear Project Management (UNW: Areva Scholarship)
Date appointed: 18 June 2021
Funeka founded Anzi Holdings in 2012. Challenging herself continuously and working through the ranks from an occupational health nurse to the Manager of Medical Services at the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), to the Manager of Medical Services at the Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (Necsa). Today her passion lies in inspiring, coaching and mentoring other women to excel in previously male-dominated environments. She is a community developer: training, mentoring and coaching over 100 SMMEs in the rural areas of Gauteng and Eastern Cape. Her experience includes: Management – Occupational Health and Wellness; ISO standards auditing 18000; Served on SANS Standards Committees; corporate risk management; Board member – South African Women in Nuclear Association (WINSA); and small business development. On 21 January 2021, Funeka was appointed as Chairperson of the Kopanela Mining Company (Pty) Ltd Board of Directors.
Steve Naudé (71)
Date appointed: 22 October 2019
Steve is a Chartered Accountant and obtained his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Steve has more than 38 years’ experience in corporate finance and investment banking locally and internationally. He is a director of Aardvark Partners Ltd.
Garnett Parkin (40)
Leadership Development and Junior Management Certificate (University of Stellenbosch)
Date appointed: 20 February 2007
In 2003, Garnett started his career at Brikor as Administration Manager where, over time, he contributed to the establishment of Brikor’s procurement department, successfully managed the debtors and creditors portfolios throughout Brikor and attended to cash flow and capital expenditure management, as well as procurement across all the divisional businesses. In 2015, Garnett was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and has subsequently successfully implemented Brikor’s turnaround strategy. Under his leadership, Brikor became one of the first companies listed on the JSE to successfully trade out of provisional liquidation and, subsequently, the suspension of Brikor’s listing on the AltX of the JSE was uplifted in July 2020. Under his leadership Kopanela Mining Company (Pty) Ltd was formed, aligning the Brikor Group with the 2018 Mining Charter. Kopanela is a 30% black-owned company, which will contribute to the future growth and sustainability of the Group.
Joaret Botha (34)
BCom (Hons)
Date appointed: 29 June 2020
Joaret completed her articles at KPMG Inc and stayed on at KPMG Inc as an Audit Manager. She was part of the Brikor audit team, where she gained a deep understanding of the Group. Joaret has been the Financial Manager of Brikor since November 2019 and was appointed as Financial Director on 29 June 2020.