MEET THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ANTON PILLAY (CHAIRPERSON)
BBusSc, CA(SA), CFA, AMP (Harvard)
Anton was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Coronation Fund Managers in February 2013 and has been a member of its Board since June 2009. He joined Coronation in January 2006 from BoE (Pty) Ltd, where he held a number of key positions and directorships. Anton has extensive knowledge and experience of the investment and banking industry. Anton was appointed to the NAM Board in February 2009.
ULRICH EISEB (CFO AND CS)
CA (Nam), CA (SA)
Ulrich was an audit manager at Deloitte prior to joining NAM as Chief Financial Officer 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.
EINO EMVULA (CEO)
Eino was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Namibia Asset Management (NAM) in December 2010. He started his investment career in 2004 as a trainee investment analyst with NAM, based at Coronation Fund Managers in Cape Town. He has the responsibilities of overall management of the business and is also co-portfolio manager on institutional portfolios and the group’s unit trust funds, with a focus on Namibian asset classes. Eino holds a Masters in Financial Management from the University of Cape Town and a BCom from the University of Namibia. Eino is also a holder of a professional qualification in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management from UNISA.
Gordon was Chief Executive Officer of NAM from 2001 to early 2004. He has been a member of the NAM Board for thirteen years and has a strong knowledge base of the South African and Namibian investment industry. Before contributing his valuable experience to NAM, he was a group strategist with African Harvest. Gordon is currently an investment adviser to a South African empowerment company.
BA (Economics and Media Studies), MIB
Tarah is the former 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 Newspapers (Pty) Ltd and Team Namibia. He was appointed to the NAM Board on 01 April 2015.
BBusSc, CA (SA)
Aimee, a qualified chartered accountant, joined Coronation Fund Managers in 2007 and was appointed financial manager in April 2008. Prior to joining Coronation, she was an assistant manager in Deloitte’s Special Services Group division. Aimee was appointed to the NAM Board in March 2013.
Elize is a partner and legal practitioner at AngulaCo Incorporated. She was president of the Law Society of Namibia during 2005 and 2006 and prior to that she served on the council as a member. Elize has 14 years’ post- admission experience in civil and commercial litigation and practices in the High and Supreme Court of Namibia. She also serves as a director on the boards of Foshini Retail Group (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 (PwC) 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, focusing on enterprise risk management, sustainability and internal control processes. Upon his withdrawal as a 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 (PwC) in 2001, qualifying as a chartered accountant. 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 in November 2006. She also serves on the Board of Standard Bank Namibia.