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Directors

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Moss Ngoasheng

Chairperson and Independent Non‑Executive Director

Appointed: July 2020
BA (Economics and International Politics)
BSocSci Hons (Industrial Sociology)
MPhil (Development Studies)

Moss is an economist who served as an economic adviser in the South African Presidency from 1995 to 2000. He consulted to the World Bank and National Housing Forum on aspects of economic policy in South Africa.

He is currently CEO and Deputy Chairman of investment holding company Safika Holdings, which he co-founded. Moss also sits on the boards of Dimension Data (Middle East and Africa), Business Leadership South Africa and others and is a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital.

Onkgodisitse Mokonyane

Deputy Chairperson and Independent Non‑Executive Director

Appointed: July 2020
BSc Hons MCom Actuarial Science
AMASSA

Onkgodisitse is a qualified actuary and a member of Discovery Insure’s executive committee as Head of Strategy, being responsible for the execution of strategic initiatives, and as Head of Value Added and Ancillary Products (VAPS), a key focus unit for the business. Onkgodisitse serves as a Trustee on the board of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. She is a past President of the Association of South African Black Actuarial Professionals (ASABA). Before then, she was Founding Chair of the Actuarial Women’s Committee which continues to ensure that gender equality and inclusivity are prioritised in the profession and industries that actuaries work in.

Cedric Masondo

Cedric Masondo

Managing Director

Appointed: 2011

BCom FIISA AMLP (Oxford, Saïd Business School)

Sasria’s Managing Director, Cedric Masondo, was appointed in 2011 and reappointed in May 2018 for a further five-year term, ending April 2022. He is the Chairperson of the South African Insurance Association. He has over 25 years’ experience at leadership level. Prior to joining Sasria, he worked at Allianz, XL Capital and Alexander Forbes.

Bajabulile Mthiyane

Finance Director

Appointed: 2018

BCom Hons CA(SA)
AMP(Harvard Business School)

Bajabulile joined Sasria in May 2018 and was appointed Executive Director in June 2018. Bajabulile is a highly achieved business leader with over 20 years of progressively diverse experience in finance and business operations. She has served on various boards, including as a Non-executive Director, Audit and Risk Committee Chairperson at ACSA, Eskom, Union Life and Nestlife. Her current responsibilities include statutory reporting, investments, capital management and procurement.

Reginald Haman

Appointed: July 2020
MBA PDBA NHD Diploma in Company
Direction Executive Programme

Reginald is an experienced business executive with extensive knowledge and qualifications in business strategy, corporate and business planning, corporate governance, risk management, assurance (internal audit and forensics), regulatory compliance, corporate insurance, business sustainability (ESG) and general management in various sectors. In addition, he has extensive experience as an independent non-executive director or member of various boards, audit and risk and other board sub-committees. Reginald is Group Corporate Services Officer at Aspen Pharmacare.

Japhtaline Mantuka Maisela

Appointed: July 2020
Master’s in management
PGD Management
Production Management (Japan)
EDP (Wharton Business School)

Mantuka is a well-respected professional with considerable experience as a human resource executive who has contributed extensively to transformation within South African businesses and pension funds. Over the years, Mantuka has served many boards including Air Traffic and Navigation Services, Murray & Roberts, the Motor Industry Bargaining Council, the National Consumer Council, South African National Parks and the World Petroleum Council. Since 2017, Mantuka has been the Chairperson of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund, where she was instrumental in the transformation of the fund in terms of black‑owned, especially women-owned, asset managers. She also serves as a trustee on the Motor Industry Fund as well as the Government Employees’ Pension Fund.

Sathie Gounden

Appointed: July 2020
BCompt CTA CA(SA) Harvard
Business School Executive Leadership
Development Programme

Sathie has extensive auditing, accounting, forensics, consulting and tax experience. He is an expert in financial reporting using IFRS and GAAP, with strong ethical and professional values. In addition, he is well versed in risk management, the PFMA and Treasury Regulations, King IV, the Companies Act and B-BBEE. He is a past CEO of Gobodo Inc. and past President of the national board of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa. Currently, he is Audit Committee Chairman of the South African Revenue Service and the National Home Builders Registration Council in addition to other board memberships.

Desmond Marumo

Appointed: July 2020
LLM (Corporate Law) Higher Certificate
Intellectual Property Law

Desmond is a qualified legal administration professional with extensive experience in drafting and advising on collateral securities on loans, mergers and acquisitions as well as judicial management. He has lectured and delivered papers on intellectual property and has represented South Africa in various countries. He is a past Chief Operating Officer of CIPRO and currently an executive director of DMC, a consultancy specialising in private-public partnerships and intellectual property.

Dr Nolwandle Mgoqi-Mbalo

Appointed: July 2020
BA MSc PhD

Nolwandle is an executive with domestic and African experience in strategy development, implementation and monitoring, product development, sales and distribution, marketing and people management within both start-up and growth organisations across short-term insurance, life insurance and group schemes, employee benefits and asset management businesses. She has an overall track record in increasing sales and growing bottom line while spearheading operational improvements and driving change within businesses. Nolwandle is currently the Chief Executive: Insurance at Standard Bank.

Refilwe Moletsane

Appointed: July 2020
B Juris MAP B Hons Insurance and
Risk Management

Refilwe has 27 years’ experience in insurance. She served as Deputy CEO of the South African Insurance Association, where she was responsible for the insurance industry’s motor insurance, legal and compliance portfolios. She joined AIG South Africa in July 2010 as the Country Compliance Officer. In 2013, she was appointed as the Compliance Leader for Africa responsible for South Africa, Kenya and Uganda, and Middle East and Africa Regional Head of Compliance in 2018. She was also instrumental in the insurance industry’s legislation and regulations debates under the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee of Finance until June 2010. Before joining SAIA in 2007, Refilwe held various portfolios in Hollard Insurance.

Enos Ngutshane

Appointed: July 2020
M Public Administration (Liverpool)
PGD Administrative Studies

Enos is a leader in local government, occupational health and safety, risk management and an expert in leadership, corporate governance, public policy, change management and transformation. He provides thought leadership in organisation development, employment equity, public transport, pension fund governance and investment. He was a trustee and the Chairperson of the PRASA Provident Fund for 17 years. He is currently the President of the Institute of Retirement Funds Africa.

Margaret Mosibudi Phiri

Appointed: July 2020
CA(SA)

Margaret is Managing Director of Mohale Seoka Consulting. Her main areas of expertise are external audit, internal audit, investigations, financial statement preparation and review, probity audit, board evaluations, internal financial control and risk management, technology and information governance and corporate governance. She worked at the Auditor-General South Africa for 20 years and has a good understanding of the PFMA, MFMA, GRAP, IFRS, Municipal Systems Act, SCM, National Treasury Regulations and Practice notes, Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, B-BBEE, Skills Development Levy Act and corporate governance principles. She serves on numerous boards and audit committees.

Christiaan van Dyk

Appointed: July 2020
BSc Actuarial Science FFA FASSA

Christiaan’s career spans three decades. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries in Scotland as well as of the Actuarial Society of South Africa. He has worked with Natsure, Momentum Wealth and Metropolitan Life. He is currently the Group CEO of Assupol.

Moipone Ramoipone

Appointed: July 2020
National Diploma and BTech
Public Finance and Accounting
Registered Government Auditor

Moipone is a member of the Southern African Institute of Government Auditors. She holds the position as Director: Governance Monitoring and Compliance in the Office of the Accountant-General at the National Treasury. In this position, she is responsible for improving implementation of the PFMA. She is currently studying towards a Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration. She represents the National Treasury on the Board of Sasria.