Having greater access to financial services promotes entrepreneurship,
lifts people out of poverty, and gives them greater hope for a brighter economic future.
Having greater access to financial services promotes entrepreneurship,
ADV MOJANKUNYANE GUMBI
Adv. Mojankunyane is the Non-Executive Chairperson of WDBIH and a Trustee of the WDB Trust. She is the founder of Mojanku Gumbi Advisory Services, a Johannesburg-based business advisory firm.
She was a Special Advisor to South African President Thabo Mbeki from 1999 to 2008. From 1994 to 1999, she was an Advisor to then Deputy President Mbeki in the Mandela administration. During this time, she spearheaded South Africa’s economic diplomacy, ensuring a global presence for South African companies. She was involved in peace-making initiatives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Comoros, Sudan, Lesotho, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Iran and the Middle East.
Also during the administration, Adv. Gumbi advised on domestic policy issues including the reform of the local healthcare industry, the expansion of South African industry to the rest of Africa and the world, banking and mining sector reforms.
Adv. Gumbi was one of South Africa’s principal negotiators at the Seattle and Doha rounds of the World Trade Organization, and served as President Mbeki’s personal representative to the G8, where she played a leading role in the establishment of the G5 Group (Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa). She served also as President Mbeki’s personal representative in the Progressive Governance Network.
Adv. Gumbi continues to advise on a number of African issues.
Adv. Gumbi holds Law degrees from the South African Universities of the North (now University of Limpopo), and Witwatersrand, and a certificate in Trial Advocacy from the University of Texas in Austin. She serves and has served on the boards of many companies, trusts and philanthropic associations including the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, the Open Society Foundation, African Bank, LexisNexis, PPC, the Southern African Political and Economic Trust (SAPES), the Black Lawyers Association and the Thabo Mbeki Foundation.
Angelique Krügel is a Non-Executive Director of WDBIH and a Trustee of the WDB Trust.
She is currently the Director of Wealth and Legacy Group and National Councillor for the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa “FISA” where she addresses fiduciary matters on industry level with stakeholders such as the Masters Offices and South African Revenue Services “SARS”. Angelique has 25 years’ experience in varied fields – from heading up deceased estates, high-net worth and charitable trusts, sales, product development, governance and acting as media spokesperson at two of the major banks’ fiduciary companies.
Angelique has a Masters degree in law and also obtained a post graduate diploma in financial planning. She runs Wealth and Legacy Group, an independent boutique financial and fiduciary services company, a company where clients and professionals put heads together to find solutions for their unique and sometimes very complex situations.
Neo is self-employed and was previously an Executive at the Industrial Development Corporation of SA. Neo is the Chairperson of the WDBIH Remuneration and Social & Ethics Committees as well as a Director on the Investment Committee.
She has over 25 years working experience in marketing, strategy and socio-economic development initiatives in FMCG, development finance and publishing companies. She has served as a Non-Executive Director of boards and is currently on the boards of Scaw Metals Group South Africa and Clover Industries Limited, and is a trustee of the Wilderness Foundation. She holds a B.Com and Advanced Management Program certificates from WITS and INSEAD (France).
Thabile is a Non-Executive Director, Chairperson of the Audit Committee as well as a Director on the Remuneration and Social & Ethics Committees.
She is currently a General Manager overseeing Risk Management at the Road Accident Fund. Before joining RAF she was an Associate Director at Deloitte assisting organisation to become Risk Intelligent. Thabile is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and holds directorships in few organisations.
OUR COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Busisiwe is a member of the Remuneration and Social & Ethics Committee of WDBIH and a Group Executive for Human Resources for African Rainbow Minerals (ARM)…
Her strategic achievements include driving transformation and related interventions in talent management with specific reference to young talent, women development and leadership development. Busi serves on a number of committees within the mining industry and other industries, including the United Nations focus group on ‘issues of gender in extractive industries, Skills Development Working Group at BRICS level, World Economic Forum: Skills for Africa, she is also a Director for ARM Mining Consortium. She holds a Labour Relations Certificate, a B. Administration Degree in Industrial Psychology, and Honours Degree in Industrial Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership with Change Management Elective.
Malande is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee of WDBIH. She a qualified Chartered Accountant, Certified Director and Professional Retirement Fund Trustee. She currently works as an independent director on private and public entities, as well as an independent trustee on pension funds and employee share trusts.
She is a seasoned finance executive with working experience in Mining, Energy, Manufacturing and Financial Services. She was previously Group CEO at Makole Group, Financial Director at Conco and General Manager Finance & ICT at Foskor. Before that she was a Senior Audit Manager in the Financial Services Banking division, and Segment Head for BEE Services at KPMG.
OUR FOUNDER & PATRON
Mrs Mbeki is the Founder and Patron of WDBIH.
She is also a Trustee/Director of several national and international Boards which promote social and economic development in poor communities: namely WEF’s Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship (Geneva); El Taller for Human Rights (Tunis, India); Localvoice4Development (Netherlands). She is a retired Chancellor of the CIDA City Campus University (South Africa). She is also Patron and life-member of the IWFSA and Fonder and Patron of SAWID. She studied Social Work in South Africa (Wits University) and postgraduate studies in the UK (London School of Economics and The Institute for Social Work Training) and the USA (Brandeis University).
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Rose is the Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director of WDB Investment Holdings.
She is responsible for the overall strategic development and direction of the group. This includes managing the overall operations and resources of the group, acting as the main point of communication between the board of directors and group operations.
In her role as the CFO, she is responsible for financial and risk management of the group. A custodian of the entire accounting, reporting, taxation, and risk management functions and compliance for the group, including overall oversight of other support functions. A strategic financial partner to the business, guiding on matters of policy, governance, sound financial principles and corporate strategy. Responsible for driving the formulation and implementation of a financial strategy that supports the overall strategic objectives of the business. Rose is a qualified CA (SA) and serves on boards across various industries.