Our Board

Connie Myburgh
Connie MyburghExecutive
Executive Chairman of Nova. Connie is a corporate lawyer by training and holds a B.Com.(Hons), LLB and H.Dip Tax. His legal career started at Hofmeyr Attorneys (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 1976. He left 24 years later, as a senior partner, to join PSG Investment Bank Holdings as director. Thereafter, he resumed legal practice as a corporate law advisor for his own account. He is a senior lawyer with extensive commercial, banking and financial services-related expertise, linked with his legal background.
Dominique Haese
Dominique HaeseExecutive
CEO of Nova and Managing Director of subsidiary Frontier Accounting and Secretarial Services. Dominique holds a B.Compt degree and completed SAICA Articles with BDO Spencer Steward Chartered Accountants in 2003. She started her commercial financial career as an internal auditor in 2004. She has since served as financial and executive director of various companies in the property sector, and independently serves on various boards. She is a member of the SA Institute of Tax Practitioners as a registered general tax practitioner. She is registered as a Principal (Professional Practitioner in Real Estate) with the EAAB and is a member of SACSC (South African Council of Shopping Centres).
Matthew Osterloh
Matthew OsterlohExecutive
Executive Property Director of Nova, Matthew has been active in the commercial property industry for more than 20 years, with a strong focus on retail property. He has completed a number of industry related courses including the Advanced Certificate in Shopping Centre Leadership (University of Pretoria), the Building Technology and Construction Programme (University of the Free State) and the RICS Mediation Course (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors). He has also completed a Senior Management Programme (University of Pretoria). He is registered as a Principal (Professional Practitioner in Real Estate) with the EAAB and is a member of SAPOA and SACSC (South African Council of Shopping Centres).
Jane Phiri
Jane PhiriNon-Executive
Jane serves on a number of Nova’s Board Committees. She is an independent consultant with skills in Strategy, Corporate Finance, Business Process Modelling, Programme and Project Management, Stakeholder Management, Change Management, Regulatory Compliance and Resource Modelling and Analysis. She is uniquely positioned to apply technical experience in Technology, Business Analysis as well as Financial Management. She has a strong Team Management background and extensive experience in Innovation with success in enhancing the bottom line.
Mr Nhlamulo NdhlelaNon-Executive
Appointed to the Board as Non-Executive Director on 8 January 2021

Mr Nhlamulo Ndhlela is currently the Executive Chairman of Atlegatron Holdings. He has vast experience in the information technology (“IT”) field and served as Independent Non-executive Director and Chairperson of the IT Steering Committee of the SA Post Office. Some of his previous appointments are Sales Director: Southern Africa – Internationale Aeronautiques, Executive Head: Public Sector Business – Novell SA and Business, Account Manager – SITA and Government Sector IT Systems and Client Executive – Telecommunications Sector – IBM.

Nhlamulo’s major high level achievements during his career are the following:

• The implementation of a Fraud Prevention and Detection system for the Department of Social Development. He led the team that concluded a successful Pilot Project that demonstrated that there were 44 000 state employees that were receiving grants fraudulently. This solution has since been contracted by SASSA and National Treasury.

• He led the Gauteng Provincial Government in the implementation of an e Government strategy for the roll out of e Services. This included formulating, as part of the strategy, an infrastructure platform that would allow GSSC to deliver secure banking and telco services to citizens.

• He pioneered the model for the delivery of Open Source Solutions technologies within the SA government through SITA.

He is currently leading a SITA team in partnership with ACSA to enter offshore markets ie: Brazil, Angola, and China. The strategy is to expand ACSA ‘s operations and deliver and outsourced management model to help ACSA enter new markets where SITA already has a presence.

Nhlamulo is an accredited member of the International Technology Association of South Africa, the Black Information Technology Forum, the Airlines Association of South Africa, the CTOC aviation stakeholders committee and the Institute of Directors (IOD).

Ms Makhosazana SibisiNon-Executive
Appointed to the Board as Non-Executive Director on 8 January 2021

Makhosazana Sibisi (Khosi) is the founder and currently the CEO of WaterBearer Sustainable Development Proprietary Limited, a company rendering advisory and consultancy services to the Mining, Energy and other related sectors on Sustainability Reporting, Beneficiation and Local Economic Development (LED). Khosi is also the founder and current CEO of the Yimani Foundation, a non-profit organisation established to ensure that South Africa achieves the objectives of the National Development Plan Vision 2030.

She has held Non-Executive Director (NED) positions in, amongst others, South African Blue Chip Companies Iliad Africa Group Limited, Peregrine Holdings Limited and ARB Holdings Limited as Chairperson of the Transformation Committee, member of Ethics, Remuneration and Audit Committees. Khosi currently also holds non-executive board memberships on the boards of HCI Coal Proprietary Limited and Ori Professionals Proprietary Limited where she is the Chairperson of the Ethics Committee.

Her career in leadership positions spans a period of more than twenty years during which she filled the positions of Executive: BEE Procurement at Telkom SA, Executive Director: Group Corporate Affairs and Executive Committee (EXCO) Member at Harmony Gold Limited and founder member and CEO of Khusela Woman Investments.

Khosi is a BA Social Sciences graduate from the City College of New York, USA. She has also completed executive development programmes in Purchasing and Supply Management at the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA, courses on King II and II at the Institute of Directors, Finance for Non-Financial Managers at WITS Business School and Leadership and Corporate Governance at the Gordon School of Business Science.

She is a Member and Patron of Women in Mining South Africa (WIMSA) and was recognised and awarded in 2018 as being part of the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining, awarded by Women in Mining (WIM).