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Natasha Bouwman ACIS, LLB, LLM

Natasha is Global Governance Partner at Naspers. Prior to that she was the Assistant Company Secretary at MMI Holdings Limited (2014). Before joining MMI, Natasha occupied the following positions: (a) Head: Secretariat at the National Empowerment Fund (2012); (b) Company Secretary and Legal Specialist at the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (2009) and (c) practiced in the areas of commercial law and commercial litigation at Blakes Maphanga Incorporated (2006). She serves on CSSA Technical Committee and on the ICSA International Thought Leadership Committee.


B Dialwa FCIS, ACIBM, ACC-TECH (Botswana)

Brian is self employed (2012). He was Financial Controller of SOS Children's Villages (2005) and Financial Manager of the Botswana National Sports Council (1997). He serves on the boards of the Botswana Institute of Accountants and the Botswana Accountancy College. He is the Chairman of the Botswana Branch.
Structure SAH Kajee FCIS, B Compt (Hons), MBA

Sikkie is a Consultant (2012). He was a Director/Partner at KPMG (Pretoria) (2004). He was previously Managing Director at Gobodo Corporate Governance Services (Pty) Ltd (1999) and Senior Manager at Ernst & Young (Cape Town) (1998). Sikkie serves on the CSSA Executive, and Finance and Risk Committees.
Structure HF Kocks FCIS, LLB, B Com

Herman is Head of Legal, Risk and Compliance at Bravura Capital (Pty) Ltd (2016). He was Group Secretary at De Beers (2013) and Assistant Group Secretary at De Beers (2010). He was previously Group Manager: Legal Services for the Clover Group (2006) and Partner at Kocks & Dreyer Attorneys (1994). Herman serves on the CSSA Education and Examinations, Finance and Risk, and Investigations Committees.

Z Lachporia FCIS, National Diploma: Company Administration

Zernobia is Assistant Group Secretary, Liberty Holdings Ltd (2006). She was Company Secretary of Brait South Africa Limited (2006) and Assistant Company Secretary of Gold Fields (2003). Zernobia serves on the Nominations Committee.


R Likhang FCIS, ACMA, CA (Lesotho)

Robert is the Principal of RL Associates. Robert was a lecturer and consultant for the Centre for Accounting Studies. He also serves on the board of directors of the Lesotho Institute of Accountants. He serves on the CSSA Executive, and Disciplinary Committees.
Structure Sandra F Linford FCIS, ACIBM

Sandra is the Group Company Secretary at Vodacom Group Limited (2008). She was previously the Company Secretary at Telkom SA Limited (2007). She serves on the CSSA Technical Committee.



Raymond is General Manager: National Trunking Operations, Woolworths (2014). He was the Finance Manager for the Woolworths KZN Supply Chain (2001). Raymond is Branch Chairman of the KZN Branch. Raymond serves on the Disciplinary and Nominations Committees.


KE Robinson FCIS, LLM, LLB

Karen is a Director at GladAfrica (2017). She was previously the Group Company Secretary and Legal Counsel at the FedGroup (2014), Company Secretary and Assistant Company Secretary at Gold Fields (2011), and Company Secretary at Aveng Ltd (2010). She serves on ICSA International Professional Standards Committee and the CSSA Education and Examinations Committee.

Stephen Sadie MBA, M. Ed, BA (Hons), H DipEd PG, BA

Stephen Sadie was appointed CEO of Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (CSSA) in 2009. Stephen is a member of the King Committee. He serves on the International Council of ICSA and was Secretary of CSIA from 2010 - 2012. Stephen has held a number of senior positions in the education sector. He was Director: Strategic Support at the South African Qualifications Authority (2006) and Director: Research and School Improvement at the Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance (2003). Prior to that, Stephen was Chief Education Specialist: Curriculum Delivery and Support of the Johannesburg East District of the GDE (2000).

S Smit FCIS, B Com (Acc)

Shamida is the Company Secretary at Saint-Gobain Sub-Saharan Africa. She was previously Company Secretary at Anglo American Zimele (2014) and was Senior Company Secretary at MMI Holdings (2013). Her previous positions include Head of Governance for CIB Africa at Standard Bank (2003), Supervisor at Ernst & Young's Company Secretarial Department and Company Secretarial Assistant at PDF Chartered Accountants (1995). Shamida is President of CSSA. She serves on the CSSA Executive, Education and Examinations, and Nominations Committees.

KJ Southgate FCIS B Com (Hons)

Karyn runs an accounting practice called TidySum Accounting Solutions CC (2006). She was Management Accountant at Amalgamated Beverage Industries (SA Breweries) (2003). She was a financial lecturer at Varsity College (2000). Karyn serves on the CSSA Executive, PPG, and Nominations Committees and the Mentor Board.

Karyn is the international representative to CSIA.


CE Wilson FCIS

Chris is the Managing Director at Kilgetty Statutory Services (Pty) Ltd (2007). Chris was a founding partner at Wilson Rich & Associates (Pty) Ltd in 2008, a Cape Town based company secretarial practice. Chris is Chairman of the Western Cape Branch and serves on the Mentor Board.