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The vision of WDB is to increase women’s capacity to control their environment and take their rightful place in the development of a democratic and non-sexist South Africa. The thrust of WDB’s mission is the economic upliftment of women in South Africa

 

Our Patron

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Our Patron
Mrs Mbeki is Founder and Chairman of the WDB Trust. She is also a Trustee/Director of several national and international Boards which promote social...

Non-Executive Directors

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Non-Executive Chairperson
Mashile-Nkosi is the non-executive chairperson of WDB Investment Holdings and the Deputy Chair of WDB Trust. She also serves on the boards of...
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Non-Executive Director
Tania holds a BA and an MBA. She is one of the founders of WDB Investment Holdings (previously its CEO for 12 years) and serves on its board as a non...
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Non-Executive Director
Joy-Marie Lawrence is a non-executive director of WDB Investment Holdings. She qualified as a lawyer and has an Executive Masters in Business...
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Non-Executive Director
Neo Mokhesi is self-employed and was previously an Executive at the Industrial Development Corporation of SA. She has over 25 years working...
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Non-Executive Director
Thabile Nyaba is the non-executive director of WDB Investment Holdings. She is currently a General Manager: Risk at the Road Accident Fund. Before...

Executive Directors

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Chief Executive Officer
Faith is the CEO of WDB Investment Holdings (WDBIH). Faith has been associated with WDBIH for over 18 years, as one of its founding members and a non...
Thandie mashego
Chief Financial Officer
Thandie is the Chief Financial Officer of WDB Investment Holdings, responsible for the overall financial and risk management of the Group.  She is...

Investment Professionals

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Investment Executive
Melissa joined the WDBIH team as an Investment Executive in December 2016. She supports WDBIH’s investment team with on-going management of existing...
Zodwa Mlangeni
Investments Executive
Zodwa Mlangeni joined WDB Investment Holdings in 2016. Before joining WDBIH she was with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa in...
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Chief Investment Officer
Nicola is the Chief Investment Officer of WDB Investment Holdings. She joined WDB Investment Holdings in April 2005 and is currently the team’s Chief...
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Investment Executive
Lizanne is an Investment Executive of WDB Investment Holdings. She joined WDB Investment Holdings in 2014. Since joining WDBIH, she has supported the...
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Private Equity Portfolio Executive
Modula has five years’ commercial legal experience and ten years’ specialist experience in development impact investments – profitable investments...
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Business Manager
 Rose Mamabolo joined WDB Investment Holdings in 2014. Since joining WDBIH she has assumed responsibility for the Finance team and management of the...