The Townships Project Trust
Riana Pretorius is Chair of the organizing committee for the Building Better Businesses Symposium being held on September 26 and 27, 2019. She is a member of the Pretoria Capital Rotary Club and a co-founder of Rotary Means Business.
Riana is the Founder and CEO of Exponential Financial Options, a wealth management advisor. She became a Trustee of The Townships Project Trust in South Africa in 2019.
Judith Chinkumbi is a Trustee of The Townships Project Trust and a member of the organizing committee of the Building Better Businesses Symposium being held on September 26 and 27, 2019. She is also a member of the Rotary eClub of Southern Africa.
Judith holds an executive position in corporate governance with ABSA Bank.
Results-driven professional with a track record of maximizing revenue and profitability in high pressure and competitive corporate environments.
Extensive experience in operational and facilities management for blue-chip corporations with large single and multi-site offices, distribution, and retail facilities. I have a passion for community service and the development of Entrepreneurs.
Nong Emmanuel Serote
Nong Emmanuel Serote is an astute businessman, credible professional, and service-oriented individual. Mr. Serote’s focus is on providing immense value to his community in various capacities.
The service portfolio of Mr. Serote extends beyond leadership roles held within Liberating Evangelical Church of SA. Mr. Serote boasts an extensive stint of service with Rotary International assuming various leadership roles including; President Rotary Club Pretoria West, Pretoria District Assistant Governor, Rotary Means Business Board Member, and current Treasurer of Rotary Means Business.
Mr. Serote is true professional boasting 25+ years of experience in vehicle sales which evolved into Entrepreneurial endeavors across sectors such as communications, oil and gas, and education.
He has assumed leadership roles which include but are not limited to the following:
Co-founder and Managing Executive of Bakwena InspectaCar
Chief Executive Officer of Maetane Energy
Director of Nong Serote Communications
Executive Director of Maetane Investments
Director of Maetane Fuels (Witbank)
When he’s not serving or driving the business Mr. Serote is a people’s person with an avid passion for the golf course.
Professional Certified Electrical Engineer – Managing Director of Itemba Technical Services and CEO of FSD Consulting, with extensive experience in the environmental and energy efficiency field.
I have a passion for community service and the development of Entrepreneurs, been one myself. I’m on the board of Rotary Means Business.