Mrs HH Hickey (“Hester”)

Independent Non-Executive Director

Hester was appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2011.

She is a qualified chartered accountant and consults to various companies specialising in risk and governance. She also performs the Board evaluation processes for the Institute of Directors. She is currently non-executive director and audit committee Chair for Omnia Holdings Limited, Pan African Resources Plc and a non-executive director of Cashbuild Limited.

She is a past Chairman of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and has worked in senior positions for a number of listed companies and serves on several audit committees. Hester lectured auditing at the University of the Witwatersrand and was a member of the King II task team.