Executive Management

Risima Housing Finance consists of Executive Management team. The team oversee all strategic and implementation of the strategy of the company. A list of Executive Management team is as follows:

Dr Shima Henock Nokaneng

Dr Shima Henock Nokaneng is the Chief Executive Officer of RISIMA .He completed a Phd Economics with University of Pretoria. 

Dr Shima Nokaneng has other commercial and financial service sector qualifications, BCom Ed, BCom Honours degree in Economic and M Com degree in Economics and also Management Development Programme with Manchester University .His career started as Bank Management Trainee with NBS bank and also spent the past ten years in academia as lecturer with Vista University, North West Technikon and South African Reserve Bank College. His academic career was primarily on economics and later on specializing in banking, financial markets and monetary economics which triggered an interest making an investigation on this topic for his PHD degree.

Dr Shima Nokaneng has also has a good track record in the private equity and investment market and established Mediro Industrial Holding which raised capital and acquired industrial assets comprising of DCD Dorbyl, Kulungile Metal Group, Global Roofing Solution, Midas, Busaf and Dynamic Fluid Control.Dr Shima Nokaneng served on the number of boards Kulungile Metals,South African Stainless Steel Development Association and he is also a member of the South African Institute of Directors. Shima Nokaneng has also served on the Board of Great North Transport (GNT) as a non-executive director and also chaired GNT Board Audit AND Risk Committee as well.



Head Business Origination – Mr. Z Mthethwa

Mr. Mthethwa has been with the company for more than seven (7) years. He has vast experience in the banking industry, having previously worked for Standard Bank Business Banking.

He has also worked for the Mpumalanga Department of Economic Development doing outreach programs for the Mpumalanga Government. He oversees the Business Origination and Building Inspection of the company to ensure that all properties financed by Risima are of the highest quality. He holds a Masters degree in Public Administration with the University of Stellenbosch.



Head Credit Risk- Mr. T Bakgethi

Mr. Bakgethi has been with LEDA group for more than eight (8) years. He has vast experience in risk management, financial management, internal controls and audit.

He has served his article with PWC. He oversees Loan Administration and Implementation, Debt Collection; and legal compliance to ensure that all housing loan approvals are in line with National Credit Act. Furthermore he manages debt collection process to ensure low default rate and manage overall company risk management process and systems. He holds Bcompt Hons with the North West University.

Team Leader Financial Services – Mr. BT Shiburi

Mr. Shiburi has been with the company for over twenty four (24) years. He is one of the longest serving employee of the company having started his career with Gazankulu Development Corporation in the mid-90 in the field of finance and accounting of the company. He has welt of experience in financial management. [/su_spoiler]