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Category: Women Empowerment in the Community

Sarita is an admitted attorney who holds various qualifications including a B.Proc, LLB, MBA, Diploma in Advanced Banking and Certificate in Compliance Management. She has attended the Banking Board Leadership Programme at GIBS and is an IoDSA Certified Director as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.  She is also an executive coach having completed the Coaching Programme via Newfield Network and an accredited Conflict Dynamics Accredited Mediator for South Africa as well as an accredited UK Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution commercial mediator.

She has a strong passion and interest in corporate governance and enhancing individual director and Board performance.  Having practiced as an attorney, she has also held various executive positions in the fields of company secretariat and compliance especially within the financial services sector.  Currently Sarita is an independent corporate governance consultant.  She serves as an independent non-executive director of Reunert Limited where she is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominations Committee. She is a member of the Grayston Preparatory School Governing Board.

She was also a member of the Litigation Committee of the Financial Services Board from 2013 until the committee was disbanded as part of the establishment of the Financial Services Conduct Authority in May 2018.

She has lectured and been an examiner of the Corporate Governance and Company Secretaryship modules of the CIS examination.  Sarita is currently on the facilitator faculty of the Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IoDSA).  She has served as a mentor on the Board and Company Secretary Mentoring Circles at the IoDSA and performs board appraisals as well as governance advisory and training services for the IoDSA on a regular basis. She has in addition served as a mentor on the Board and Company Secretary Mentoring Circles at the IoDSA and has been on the judging panel for the IFC/IoDSA Corporate Governance Case Study competition since 2016.