Meet the Board of Directors

ANTON PILLAY (Chairperson)

BBusSc, CA(SA), CFA, AMP (Harvard)
Anton joined Coronation from BoE (Pty) Ltd in January 2006 and currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer. During his almost nine years career with BoE/Nedbank, he held a number of key positions and directorships, including assistant general manager of the private bank, general manager investments and head of banking. He has extensive knowledge and experience of the investment banking industry. Anton was appointed to the board in February 2009.


B.Com, M.Com
Eino started his investment career in 2004 as a trainee investment analyst with NAM, based at Coronation Fund Managers in Cape Town. In 2007 he joined STANLIB Asset Managers as a Mining/Resources Analyst for Africa and a Portfolio Manager in the Namibian office from where he rejoined NAM. Prior to joining the asset management industry Eino worked for African Development Foundation, a USA government agency, that focused in financing businesses in the developing world.


CA (Nam), CA (SA)
Ulrich was an audit manager at Deloitte prior to joining NAM as CFO and Company Secretary. During his time at Deloitte he was responsible for entities within the finance, telecommunications and mining industries. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and also holds a level 1 certification for key individuals issued by the Financial Services Board of South Africa. He was appointed to the Board on 01 October 2014.


Gordon was Chief Executive Officer of the NAM Group from 2001 to early 2004. Gordon has been a member of the NAM Board for 11 years and he has a strong knowledge base of the South African and Namibian investment industry. Before adding his valuable experience to the NAM Group, he was a group strategist with African Harvest. Gordon is currently investment advisor to a South African empowerment company.


BA (Economics and Media Studies), MIB
Tarah Shaanika is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and Media Studies degree from the University of Namibia. He also holds a Masters in International Business (MIB) from the Polytechnic of Namibia. He serves on various boards of directors including New Era Publications Corporation, NAMZIM Papers (Pty) Ltd and Team Namibia. He was appointed to the NAM Board on 01 April 2015.


BBusSc, CA (SA)
Aimee was appointed as a Financial Manager of Coronation Fund Managers Limited in April 2008. After completing her articles at
Deloitte in 2006 and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, she joined Coronation as Assistant Financial Manager in July 2007. Prior to that she was an Assistant Manager in Deloitte’s Special Services Group division. Aimee was appointed to the Board of Namibia Asset Management Limited in March 2013.


B. Proc
Elize is a partner and legal practitioner at AngulaColeman. She was president of the Law Society of Namibia for the years 2005 and 2006 and prior to that she served on the council as a member. Ms. Angula has 14 years post admission experience in civil and commercial litigation and practices in the High and Supreme Court of Namibia. She has also served on the Board of the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund in the past and currently holds directorships on the Development Bank of Namibia, Foschini Retailer (Pty) Ltd and Frans Indongo Group (Pty) Ltd. She was appointed to the NAM Board in March 2012.


CA (Nam), CA (SA), CIA
Schalk was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Windhoek for 11 years where he was the Namibian service line leader for the Advisory practice until 30 June 2010. His field of expertise is corporate governance, focussing on enterprise risk management, sustainability and internal control processes. Upon his withdrawal as partner from PwC, he formed the consulting practice Fiducia Corporate Governance Solutions, which provides a wide range of specialist corporate governance consulting services to clients in the private and public sectors. He was appointed to the NAM Board in March 2012.


CA (Nam), CIA, B. Phil (Ethics)
Birgit is one of the few internationally Certified Internal Auditors in the country. She completed her articles with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2001, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. She then joined Bank Windhoek as Project Manager: Information Technology. In 2002 she was appointed as Group Financial Manager of NAM. Although Birgit left the Group in August 2004 to join Consult Buro (Pty) Ltd as a shareholder and director, she continued to provide advice and consulting services until she was appointed to the Board of NAM during November 2006.