Brent Williams

Brent Williams (60)
Chairperson and independent non-executive director
BA (University of Cape Town), BProc (University of Western Cape), LLM (Harvard University Law School)

Brent was appointed as director and chairperson of SepHold on 3 March 2012. He was admitted as an attorney in 1992 and has held several key positions. He is currently the CEO of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

Kenneth John Capes

Kenneth Capes (55)
Métier and SepHold CEO

Kenneth has over 35 years of experience in the mining and construction materials industries. He has extensive knowledge of ready-mixed concrete, mining aggregates and calcium carbonate for the construction and allied industries. He held various senior management positions within these industries and was the founder of Métier in 2007. Since the purchase of Métier by SepHold, Kenneth has been a Métier and SepHold director. He was appointed as the SepHold CEO on 1 April 2023.

Neil Crafford-Lazarus

Neil Robus Crafford-Lazarus (64)
Executive director, SepHold FD
BCompt (University of the Free State), BCompt (Hons) (University of South Africa), CA(SA)

Neil was appointed a director and CEO of SepHold on 1 June 2007 and became FD on 28 March 2012. He started his career in mining finance in 1988. Since then, Neil has held various senior positions in taxation, business development and corporate finance with Anglo American plc, Gencor Industries Inc. and BHP Billiton. He also served as FD of Xstrata South Africa between 1998 and 2005.

Martie Jacoba Janse van Rensburg
Martie Jacoba Janse van Rensburg (67)
Independent non-executive director
BCom (University of the Free State), BCompt (Hons) (University of South Africa), CA(SA), Executive Programme in Strategy and Organisation (Stanford University Business School), TCTA Leadership Development Programme (Gordon Institute of Business Science), AltX Director Programme (JSE and Wits Business School)

Martie was appointed as a director of SepHold on 22 September 2016. Between 1994 and 2008, she was the chief financial officer (five years) and then CEO (10 years) of the Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority. Martie has served as a non-executive director and member or chairperson of audit committees for Bond Exchange of South Africa, Airports Company South Africa, Johannesburg Water SOC, Denel SOC, and the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors. She is a non-executive director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Etion Limited, Ivanhoe Mines Limited and a non-executive member of the FirstRand Wholesale credit committee (international and specialised finance) and Ashburton credit committee.

Moses Modidima Ngoasheng

Moses Modidima Ngoasheng (66)
Independent non-executive director
BA (Economics and International Politics) (University of South Africa), BSocSci (Hons) (University of KZN), MPhil (University of Sussex)

Moss was appointed a director of SepHold on 1 February 2008. He was instrumental in the industrial policy of the African National Congress and an economic advisor to President Thabo Mbeki from 1995 to 2000. He consulted for the World Bank and National Housing Forum (South Africa) on aspects of economic policy in South Africa. Moss is a CEO, deputy chairman, and cofounder of Safika Holdings, an investment holding company with a broad range of interests in the mining, industrial, gaming, financial services, telecommunication, and technology sectors. He is a board member and chairman of South African Breweries Foundation as well as a Trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital, just to mention a few.

Bukelwa Bulo

Bukelwa Bulo (46)
Independent non-executive director
BBusSc (Finance) and PGDip in Accounting (University of Cape Town), CFA, Leadership Development Program (Harvard Business School)

Bukelwa was appointed a director of SepHold on 26 October 2018. She has over 16 years’ experience in private equity with exposure to a wide spectrum of sectors, including industrial services and retail. Bukelwa has expertise in investment and divestment evaluation, deal structuring, and strategic and stakeholder management. She is a cofounder of Jade Capital Partners, an investment holding company focused primarily on the property, industrial, construction and building materials sectors. Her current directorships include non-executive directorships on the boards of Capital Appreciation and Netcare.

Dr Lelau Mohuba

Dr. Lelau Mohuba (67)
Non-executive director
MBChB (Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, former University of Natal)

Lelau is a founding director of SepHold. He became the original chairperson on 3 February 2005 and CEO on 28 March 2012. He retired as a medical practitioner in 2001 after a 22-year career. His commercial career began in 2002, and since then, he has served in various capacities in several entrepreneurial endeavours.


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