In addition to our support staff, Peulwana Agricultural Financial Services has a Board of Directors composed of people whose qualifications have been selected to contribute to the different aspects of the company’s governance structure.
Mr Msimang has over 26 years of management at executive level. As chairperson of the board, Mr Msimang has vast executive management experience to provide strategic leadership and guidance to the board.
Ms Mthembu is an experienced entrepreneur with more than 20 years in the service industry. Her goals include the development of communities through meaningful behavioural change. She has been recognised by her community for her commitment to mentoring young women.
Nthato is a non-executive director of Peulwana. Nthato has more than 15 years of experience in the agricultural sector. Most recently, he served as part of the executive team at Hans Merensky Holdings.
Rob has been Peulwana’s Company Secretary since 2013. He is responsible for the efficient administration of Peulwana, particularly with regard to ensuring good corporate governance, compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements, and for ensuring that decisions of the board of directors are implemented. Rob is a Dutch lawyer and partner of Williams & Calmer Management and Training Consultants, providing a range of services in the organisational development and corporate governance arena.
Dr Monji is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Peulwana. He has a wealth of experience in Enterprise Development and appropriate funding models for SMMEs to underwrite their sustainability.
Thami has a lot of experience in entrepreneur development, marketing, as well business experience. In his role Thami is the critical link between Peulwana, emerging farmers, and the MAFISA credit scheme in general.
Ms Dimakatso Podi has been with the company since its inception. She is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day activities of the company. She supervises the management of the books, financial accounts, logistical arrangements and administrative services of the company. Dimakatso is a culturally sensitive individual who is fluent in most of the eleven official South African languages. She serves as the first point of contact with the clients and stakeholders of the company.
Malihu’s role is to give support to the accounting and administration function. She is a key support to new farmers wanting to know more and access Peulwana’s resources.