Cas Coovadia, Non-executive Director

Johannesburg, Gauteng

BCom (University College – Durban), Housing Finance Course (Wharton Real Estate Centre, University of Pennsylvania) effective directors programme (Kagiso School of Leadership)

Appointed to the board: 18 January 1993

Cas Coovadia is the managing director of The Banking Association of South Africa and the deputy chairman of the African Union for Housing Finance. Additionally, Cas is the chairman for the National Business Initiative, president of the International Union for Housing Finance and chairperson of the National Business Initiative. He also serves as a member of council at the University of Witwatersrand.

He has played a central role in the negotiations leading to the signing of the Financial Services Charter (FSC) and is playing a critical role in the implementation of agreements reached in the charter.

Cas also serves on the board of the Centre for Development and Enterprise, Nepad Business Foundation, as well as serving on the management committee of Business Unity South Africa.