LUSANDA JAKAVULA

BCom, CA (SA)
South African, Non-executive Director

Lusanda is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of SAREA, the Advisor.

From February 2004, Lusanda was employed within the Sanlam Group in various roles from Credit Analyst, Debt Structuring and then Sanlam Private Equity Associate until she left in 2012. From August 2012, she joined Zungu Investments Company as Group Finance Director until 2018. In this role, she was responsible for the full finance and operational functions, as well as managing portfolio investments, including serving on the Boards and Board Committees of various companies within the Zungu Group.  In October 2018, she returned to Sanlam as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of SAREA, the Advisor. She was appointed as director in SACREIL on 28 August 2019 and serves as director on the Boards of various unlisted companies within the SACREIL group.

Lusanda is a qualified Chartered Accountant. She holds a BCom degree and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting, both from the University of Cape Town.