Mr Thabiso Ramasike

Board Member

Mr. Thabiso G. Ramasike is the Group Chief Executive of Gerald Group. He previously held positions as Head of Franchising for Standard Bank, Head-Private Banking for Rand Merchant Bank Private Bank, Regional Director, First National Bank Corporate Banking, Deputy Head for the Black Economic Empowerment at Nedbank Corporate – Business Banking, Client Portfolio Executive at First National Bank Corporate Banking, Relationship Manager at AGSA Corporate and Merchant Bank (ACMB) and was also a Business Coordinator for First National Bank Corporate Banking.

He has qualifications in the following programmes:

  • International Executive Development Programme (BANKSETA), York Business School, (University of York – Canada)
  • Senior Executive Leadership Development Programme, Gordon Institute of Business Science, (University of Pretoria) – 2005
  • Certified Associate (CAIB (SA)), Institute of Bankers in Southern Africa – 2003. BCom, University of Johannesburg (formerly Vista University) – 1994

Mr Ramasike currently serves as a Board member of several companies:

  • Chairman of the Transformation Committee – CURRO Holdings Ltd
  • Chairman of the Audit and Enterprise Risk Management Committee – UNISA
  • Member of the Audit & Risk Committee – South African Revenue Service
  • Non-Executive Chairman – EIC Wealth Investors (Pty) Ltd
  • Non-Executive Council Member – UNISA
  • Chairman – Platistone Aggregates Mogalakwena (Pty) Ltd
  • Non-Executive Director – African Unity Insurance Ltd (AUI)
  • Non-Executive Chairman – Kwena Franchise Fund (Pty) Ltd

He previously served on the following company Boards:

  • Executive Chairman – Footlogics South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Executive Chairman Phakamo Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Chairman Temp-U-Air Developments (Pty) Ltd
  • Board Member Oasis Southern Africa
  • Council Member – Franchise Association of South Africa
  • Chairman, AIESEC South Africa
  • Board Deputy Chairman – UNISA SBL (School of Business Leadership
  • Chairman, UNISA SBL (Audit & Enterprise Risk Committee)
  • Non-Executive Director, Tidy Files (Pty) Ltd
  • Board Member – Nelson Mandela Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, Theodor Herzl School
  • Task Team Member, Business Unity South Africa
  • Founder and Chairman – Ramasike Family Trust
  • Former Chairman, Tygerberg Body Corporate

He is a member of the Institute of Bankers of South Africa and ABSIP, BMF.