Executive Team

Executive Chairman: Dr Manne Emsley Dipico

  • History of involvement in the labour movement
  • Elected premier of the Northern Cape 1994-2004
  • Appointed as Election Manager of the ANC for 2004 and 2006
  • Appointed by De Beers to head Ponahalo Consortium 2005
  • Appointed Deputy Chairman of De Beers 2006
  • Co-founded Matasis Investment Holdings 2006
  • Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law from Monash University in 2010

Chief Executive Officer: Yusuf Mohamed Vorajee MBA (GIBS)

  • Co-founder – Tirelo Capital (Boutique Corporate Finance Advisory house) 2002 -2004
  • BEE Deal Originator – Nedbank Capital Investment Banking 2004 -2009
  • Founder and Head – Nedbank Capital BEE Capital Partners 2007 – 2009
  • Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Matasis Investment Holdings in 2010

Chief Financial Officer: Michael Adendorff CA (SA)

  • Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1979
  • Specialised in financial engineering and profit improvement at Arthur Andersen & Co.
  • Executive Director of Finansbank until 1987
  • Partner at Neil Thomas & Associates
  • Director of Sekela Consulting until joining Matasis as financial officer in 2007
  • Appointed as Financial Director in 2009

Jay Pema CA (SA)

  • Specialised in taxation at Arthur Andersen & Co.
  • Partner at Ernst & Young until 1998
  • Co-founded Sekela Consulting and served as a director until joining Matasis in 2007
  • Past Vice President and founding member of the Association of Black Accountants of South Africa
  • Past Chairperson of the Association of Black Insolvency Practitioners Society of South Africa
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