Board of Directors
Director – B.Com
Jocelyn joined Sanlam in 2011 and currently holds the position of head of finance and operations for Sanlam Corporate. Jocelyn holds a B.Com degree as well as an MBA from the University of Cape Town. Jocelyn has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and has extensive exposure in asset management, life insurance, broker services, employee benefits and finance.
Managing Director – B.Com
Richard joined Simeka in 2011 and is currently the managing director and an exco member of Sanlam Employee Benefits. He is also a director of Simeka Health and Simeka Wealth. Richard is a graduate of the University of Port Elizabeth with a B.Com degree and holds a Diploma in Investment Management. He has over 25 years of experience within the employee benefits industry, has served on various industry bodies and has also consulted extensively to labour on retirement fund-related matters.
Director – B.Proc.LLB
Mbusowemvelo (Mbuso) Mtshali
Mbuso joined Sanlam in 2004 and is currently head of legal, compliance and the company secretary of Sanlam Investments. Mbuso is a graduate of the University of Rhodes with a B.Proc LLB degree. Mbuso has a very good knowledge of the employee benefits and investment management industries, coupled with a strong legal and compliance background.
Director – B.Com Honours
Avishal joined Simeka in 2014. Avishal is head of Gauteng and leads Simeka’s innovation and communication consulting business. He is also a director of Simeka Health. Avishal is a graduate of the University of Johannesburg with a B.Com degree and obtained his Honours in Accounting Science from UNISA. He has over 9 years of experience in the financial services industry and has consulted to some of the largest corporate retirement funds in South Africa.
Director – B.Com Honours | FASSA
Riaan joined Simeka in 2013 and is head of Simeka’s benefit consulting business. He is also a director of Simeka Wealth. Riaan obtained a B. Com Honours degree specialising in Actuarial Science from the University of Stellenbosch in 2000 and completed his actuarial studies in 2005. He is also a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa. Riaan has vast experience in actuarial and strategic employee benefit consulting work. He is approved as a statutory valuator by the Registrar of Pension Funds for defined benefit as well as defined contribution funds. Riaan held various managerial and executive management positions in employee benefit consulting businesses during the past 15 years.