Trevor Chandler

Chairman and Director

BCompt(Hons)

Role Description

Chairman and Director responsible for research

Career progression

Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment expert with more than 20+ years’ experience in assurance, finance, risk management, and corporate governance-related professions.

Dawie Malan

Director: Finance

ACMA, CGMA

Role Description

Responsible for the overarching management of the Alternative Prosperity Group’s finances. Ownership Analyst and Researcher. Business experience of 18+ years in financial and business management.

Career progression

Management accountant / Tax practioner / Financial Director

Erosha Govender

CEO Diversifi, Transformation and DE&I Specialist

B.Eng. (Chemical), PDBM (UKZN), SMDP (USB)

Role Description

CEO Diversifi, Transformation and DE&I Specialist

Career progression

Erosha Govender leads the Diversifi team, is responsible for, ensuring effective execution of the business strategy through the client-facing team; development of bespoke Transformation, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategies for large listed clients with a sound knowledge of B-BBEE and related legislation.

She has held various positions within the BHP Billiton Group, including as Transformation Manager of the Manganese division where she was responsible for accelerating BBBEE and Transformation, external stakeholder engagement and internal and external communications.
Erosha has extensive experience in the mining, metals and manufacturing sectors, which includes process optimization, project management, community development and socio-economic transformation within the South African context.

Rudolph Fourie

Director: ESG matters and Business Development

CA(SA), Master’s degree in Development Finance

Role Description

Crafting ESG, transformation, and development finance strategies / Delivery of multi-stakeholder projects and management of development funds / Business strategy and people development

Career progression

ESG and Transformation strategist / Development Finance lecturer

Christiaan van der Merwe

Director: Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions

CA(SA) CFA

Role Description

Responsible for Strategy and Investments for the Alternative Prosperity Group. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the transformation field complemented by his studies recognised through professional registration as a Chartered Financial Analyst and CA(SA). An auditor by profession, Christiaan specialised in company valuations at PwC. He was involved as one of the founding directors and technical head of ABVA, engaging with the DTIC on interpretative matters pertaining to B-BBEE. As one of the founders of the Alternative Prosperity Group, Christiaan has fulfilled the role of CEO since its formation.

Career progression

Auditor / Valuation specialist / Management consultant / B-BBEE verification manager / B-BBEE specialist / Transformation srategist / CEO