View professional biographies of prominent Namibia celebrities, politicians, corporate and business leaders.


Graeme Mouton is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience. He joined O&L Group of Companies in 2005. Prior to his current role, Graeme Mouton held the position of Finance Director at Model Pick n Pay Namibia.


Sven Thieme is the Executive Chairman of the Ohlthaver & List Group. He joined O&L in 1998.Sven Thieme was also the architect of several joint ventures entered into by O&L, including the deal between Heineken, Diageo and Namibia Breweries.


Quinton Zandre Van Rooyen joined Trustco in 2010 after the completion of his studies with the main purpose to gain experience in the group. Showing a natural flair for business he soon thereafter took up a position within the finance and education divisions in 2011. Quinton Zandre Van Rooyen specialised in the determination and execution… read more »

Dr Quinton van Rooyen

Dr van Rooyen’s business acumen, skill and leadership are the determining factors that transformed the group into a successful dual-listed entity.  His creative approach to life makes the mundane extraordinary.  He has a fearless attitude towards challenges that makes him an easy leader to follow.  His talent and passion is to create products and services… read more »


Lana Joy Weldon, a South African citizen, currently employed as an associate professor and head of subject for Governance and Auditing at the University of Fort Hare. Lana Joy Weldon holds a B Comm Accounting (Rhodes), a B Compt Hons (Unisa), a MBA (Edinburgh Business School) and is currently reading for a PhD at Nelson… read more »


Renier Jacobus Taljaard has vast experience, of more than 27 years, in both the short and long term insurance industries.  After completing his FCII studies, Mr Taljaard was allowed as a fellow member of the Insurance Institute of South Africa and Namibia. Renier Jacobus Taljaard held various senior positions within the industry including managing director… read more »


Mr Geyser is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.  He held the position of assistant manager at the audit firm Deloitte, Haskins and Sells (now Deloitte) and later joined their financial management services division where he provided accounting assistance, taxation and estate planning to a number of individuals and companies.  Since… read more »


Adv Heathcote is an admitted attorney of the High Court of Namibia and was an acting judge of the High Court of Namibia in 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011.  Several of his judgments have been reported in both the Namibian and South African Law Reports.  Adv Heathcote is a member of the Society of Advocates… read more »

Mr. Johan Swanepoel

Mr. Johan Swanepoel was appointed as Non Executive Director for Cavmont Bank Limited in August 2008. Mr. Swanepoel was appointed as Managing Director of Bank Windhoek Limited on 1 July 1999.  In 2005 he took up the position of Group Managing Director of the Capricorn Investment Holdings Group. Mr. Swanepoel  completed his B.Com (Accounting) degree… read more »

Kaunapaua Ndilula

Kaunapaua “Kauna” Ndilula is the Founder and Managing Director of Business Financial Solutions (BFS), a Namibian multi-disciplinary consulting and asset management holding firm which specialises in servicing strategic and tactical needs of both the private and public sector; with a focus on:           Venture Capital and Private Equity – development and management;           Public and… read more »

David Akinin

David Akinin is the Managing Director of Emanya Capital Group (Pty) Ltd., a Namibian Private Equity firm that invests foreign and local capital into infrastructure, energy and real estate deals in Southern Africa. He is also the Founder and Director of Atenu Developments, through which they develop affordable housing, as well as schools and clinics…. read more »

Hein Cronje

Hein Cronje has a long history of achievement in aviation maintenance and management and was appointed as the Acting General Manager of Wilderness Air Namibia in August 2017. His first involvement with aircraft took place in 1994 when he began his apprenticeship with South African state-owned aerospace and defence technology company Denel. Having qualified as… read more »

Kapenangutjiua Vetira

Kapenangutjiua Vetira is the founder and director of Children of Namibia (ChiNamibia) Arts Education for Development, a non-profit organization founded in 2013, which educates, develops, and empowers children and young people through arts and culture. Currently, she works on the day-to-day management of the organization, fundraising, proposal writing, events management, risk management, financial management, and… read more »

Jo-Ann Livey Van Wyk

Jo-Ann Livey Van Wyk has five years of experience in leadership and public management. A former mayor of Witvlei town, Jo-Ann’s area of focus was to preside over the council and council meetings, and to provide leadership and guidance to the community. Furthermore, she managed council meetings without favoritism or bias, and ensured that they… read more »

Anél van der Vyver

Anél van der Vyver is a newcomer to the fields of public management and law. In 2015 she began her career as a legal officer in the Office of the Attorney-General of the Republic of Namibia. Her responsibilities in this fast-paced political office include managing public relations in terms of office events and press releases,… read more »