Barney Tsita has previously held the following positions: Chairman of Aurecon RSA and Member of the Aurecon Africa Ownership Trust Board. Furthermore, Barney was Chairman of Ninham Shand Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd. and an Executive Director of Development Services of the FABCOS Group as well as the Executive Director of Shikisha Tyre and Rubber Company, a black empowerment entity established in partnership with Goodyear SA.
Richard Williams is a founding member and Director of Unipalm Investment Holdings. He holds a number of directorships in various companies including BL Williams
Construction (Managing Director). In 1992, Richard completed his articles at Ernst & Young and his Bachelor of Accounting Science Honours degree via UNISA. Thereafter, he pursued a successful career in the family construction business.
Thandi Ramathesele obtained her BA in Communication at the University of Fort Hare in
1984. She continued her academic career by completing additional courses in the field of Media and Communications. Her work experience includes past Chair and
current Board memberships of Newtown Film and Television School and various Executive positions within the SABC. Thandi is Chair of the Board of Unipalm and participates in the company’s Remuneration Committee. Although a non-executive member of the Board, Thandi has played a valuable role in steering the Board through
Unipalm’s growth phase.
Peter Hendricks is one of the founding members of Unipalm and steers the company’s
Remuneration and Social and Ethics committees. Peter has been successfully involved in the retail industry since 1980, managing his family’s business interests in industries spanning supermarkets, fuel, hotel and entertainment. Peter’s recent business activities include property development initiatives and opportunities.
Ragavan (Ragi) Moonsamy possesses extensive experience in the business world. His strong discipline and consistency have made him one of South Africa’s most
dynamic business leaders. Unipalm’s growth and success can easily be traced back to Ragi’s in-depth experience in corporate finance which entails the structuring, negotiating and funding of transactions like joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions as well as investments and project finance.
Kevin Hosking is an Executive Director of Unipalm. He holds a MCom degree from the University of the Western Cape. In addition, Kevin completed a Financial Analysis short course at the UCT Graduate School of Business and furthered his academic career with studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Cape Town and the University of Stellenbosch. Kevin provides the administrative backbone for overall operations. He analyses all potential business opportunities or manages the teams of analysts tasked with analyzing prospective investments in case such opportunities demand outsourced assistance.
Ebrahim Khan is currently a Director at Camprow Capital, Vula Telematix, Railway Cellular, Turnkey Modular and several other of Unipalm’s investee companies. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA). Previously, Ebrahim was the Head of Investment Promotion at the Western Cape Investment and Trade Promotion Agency, thereafter Deputy General Manager of Hisense Manufacturing SA. He also served as a non-executive board member at the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership Board and chaired its HR & Remuneration Committee.