Our Directors

Iqbal Motala (Chairman) Non-practising lawyer with practical experience of the criminal and civil justice system, coupled with experience in human rights over a period of 16 years. Former HoD for Public Safety and for Local Government and Housing  Walter Ho Walter has been consulting and advising in the area of Value Based Management (VBM) and analytics for the past 16 years. His core skills and expertise is in Corporate & Financial Strategy, Business Planning & Forecasting, Feasibility studies and Financial Modelling & Valuation and Analysis. Key focus has been in developing, implementing and utilizing financial models for decision making on all levels from strategic to tactical and operational. Walter holds a BCom and a BCompt (Honours) degree from Unisa, together with a Masters in Business Leadership (MBL) degree from the University of South Africa. Satish Roopa Non-practising lawyer with excellent analytical and facilitation skills. Former MEC for Safety and Security as well as Public Administration and Transformation for the North West Province . Former Executive Mayor of Potchefstroom. Whilst Executive Mayor of Potchefstroom, Satish established the first government green building in Africa to be 100% compliant with SAEDES standards. The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives rewarded Satish by inviting him to address environmental conferences in Germany and Australia as well as the World Summit for Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg in 2002.  Satish was the first local government practitioner to address COP in New Delhi, India in 2002. He was awarded a certificate of Commendation for the Clean and Green Campaign – Impumelelo Awards 2000. Dharmendra ‘Dee’ Luksmidas Dee has been consulting in the area of Value Based Management (VBM) and Corporate Strategic Planning for the past 16 years.  He specialises in financial modelling and developing tools for executive decision support.  He has experience in building detailed financial models for strategic planning, feasibility studies, designing executive incentive schemes, EVA™ (Economic Value Added) implementations, ROV (Real Options Valuation) and information technology solutions to support shareholder value initiatives. Dee holds a B.Sc. (Mathematics and Economics) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, BCom (Hons) degree in Operations Research from Unisa and has completed the Programme in the Mathematical Modelling of Derivatives together with Simulation, Optimisation of Resources and Production modelling from Unisa. Bharad Roopa Bharad has over 30 years of experience in finance and financial management.  His experience and focus is on Finance and Operational advisory, having worked for companies such as Seacom and Bankserv both in the capacity as Chief Financial Officer and other blue chip manufacturing and engineering firms in the past. In his experience, Bharad had managed the treasury function, forecasting and budgeting for strategic and operational planning, implemented ERP systems and engaged in successful turnaround strategies and funding negotiations for organisations. Bharad holds a BCom degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, BCompt (Honours) from the University of South Africa and is a qualified Chartered Accountant - CA(SA). Shaun Ruysenaar Research and business consultant, facilitator and trainer. Shaun completed his Doctorate in Social and Political Science at Edinburgh University, Masters and Honours Degree in Environmental Management at Wits and BSc. in Physics and Geography at RAU. He has worked as an environmental consultant (generalist and wetland specialist), research consultant and GIS technician amongst other things. 

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Earthstone Trading 22 (PTY) Ltd. is a registered Limited Propriety company in South Africa Company Registration Number: 2007/021397/07

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