WATCH VIDEO: Investec Joint CEO, Fani Titi, affirms Investec’s commitment to supporting and promoting women inside and outside the organisation.

 

 
 

Celebrating Investec women

  • Rufaida Ismail

  • Nonhlanhla Mayisela

  • Farieza Essop

  • Candice Gilbert

Celebrating Investec women

Rufaida Ismail
Nonhlanhla Mayisela
Farieza Essop
Candice Gilbert
Nonhlanhla Mayisela

Nonhlanhla Mayisela
CEO, Izandla Property, powered by Investec Property and Investec Property Fund

Ensuring meaningful and equitable representation in the property industry

Advice from Investec women on their rise to the top

Annabel Bishop

Annabel Bishop
Chief economist, Investec SA

"Just get on and do it. High quality deliverables speak for you, it makes gender irrelevant."

Zintathu Nqweni

Zintathu Nqweni
Head of institutional sales FICC flow, Investec SA

"Stay true to who you are. Show up as your true authentic self. Walk your own path. Create your own story. There’s no one else like you. That’s your superpower."

Michelle Raw

Michelle Raw
Legal advisor for specialised finance, Investec SA

"When an opportunity arises, make an informed decision and then take the bull by the horns and don’t give up!"
Maxine Gray

Maxine Gray
Operational risk manager, Wealth & Investment SA

"One of the most important things in life, and at work, is to know your worth and what you stand for and to never let perceptions hold you back. Take a risk, it might just pay off."
Kifesha Singh

Kifesha Singh
Team leader, Private Banking SA

"The world will respect and value you, once you respect and value yourself. Navigate life with humility, authenticity and a comfortable level of vulnerability… you will succeed!"
Niki van Wyk

Niki van Wyk
Company secretarial, Investec SA

"I live by a Richard Branson quote: ‘If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you are not sure you can do it, say yes then learn how to do it later'."
Rufaida Ismail

Rufaida Ismail
Head of payments, Investec SA

Fill up the room. Claim your space.

Sasha Dikotla

Sasha Dikotla
Investec bursary recipient, St Mary's Hockey Foundation 2019

Finding confidence through sport

More inspiration from Investec women on the rise

Melanie Humphries

Melanie Humphries
Regional head Pretoria, Investec SA

"I have learned to let go of my 'working mom' guilt – my son’s class prefer Woolworths cupcakes to home-baked gluten-free ones."
Soraya Theron

Soraya Theron
Settlements, Investec SA

"Never underestimate your worth to your organisation. Being a total introvert, it was very difficult for me to speak up, but at Investec, I realised that I have a voice and that my opinion matters."
Marle van der Walt

Marle van der Walt
CFO Specialist Bank SA

"The most valuable lesson I have learnt over the years is to surround yourself with good people and then to trust them."
Kathryn Farndell

Kathryn Farndell
Head of compliance, Investec SA

"Often you’re the only one getting in your way. Tenacity pays off, stay with it."
Shabhana Thaver

Shabhana Thaver
Head of central services IT, Investec SA

"Having my KZN colours in Karate drives my fearless attitude. Being resilient will strengthen the ‘force’ within you!"
Kerry Otto

Kerry Otto
Head of business transformation and integration, Investec SA

"Find someone in our business that you really admire and learn from them. Having regular feedback and support has helped me immensely."
Makoena Mabusela

Makoena Mabusela
Aviation finance consultant, Investec SA

Using her success to positively impact others

Devina Maharaj

Devina Maharaj
Head of digital, Investec SA

Bringing business sense to the world of technology

Alexandra Nortier

Alexandra Nortier
Joint head, Wealth Management SA

Embracing women being women 

Phangisile Sibeko

Phangisile Sibeko
CSI consultant, Investec SA

"A  powerful woman is not made to fit in but rather destined to stand out. So go ahead, unleash your inner beast and show the world who you are and what you're capable of."
Unathi Boniwe

Unathi Boniwe
Head of brand, Private Banking SA

"As nurturers we should learn to lift others as we rise so as to create a strong network of independent and hard-working women"
Nicola Rowbotham

Nicola Rowbotham
Head of technology and operations, Investec Life

"Too often as women we feel that failure is the opposite of success. It's not, rather it's part of success."
Robyn Watermeyer

Robyn Watermeyer
Finance consultant, Structured Property SA

"Get up, get out there and make a difference wherever you are. Network. Graft. Be present.  Own your space. Move and be moved, but most of all, be humble and remain positive."

Women on the rise: read their stories

 

Nkoko Petronella Mtolo

Nkoko Petronella Mtolo
Maths teacher – Investec Promaths beneficiary
ISASA teachers bursary beneficiary

Inspiring children to reach higher 

Candice Gilbert

Candice Gilbert
Head of marketing, Investec Life

Learning life lessons from competitive sport

Farieza Essop

Farieza Essop
Investment executive, Khulasande Capital

Harnessing the power of change

Celebrating Investec women

  • Devina Maharaj

  • Makoena Mabusela

  • Sasha Dikotla

  • Nkoko Petronella Mtolo

  • Alexandra Nortier

Celebrating Investec women

Devina Maharaj
Makoena Mabusela
Sasha Dikotla
Nkoko Petronella Mtolo
Alexandra Nortier

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