Our Leadership Team

Our Senior Management team is responsible for the efficient day-to-day running of our operations and consists of executives from our Durban and Johannesburg offices.

We see it as a great blend of youth and wisdom, of energy and prudence. Together, the team has a common goal - to see NNAC expanding sustainably, in a way where we forge ever deeper partnerships.

Get in touch with our people – click on their photos below to access their bio and email contacts.

Commercial Director

Gony Pillay

Financial Director

Vedanth Ori

Managing Director

Kalim Rajab

Commercial Director

Gony Pillay

Gony is the Commercial Director of NNAC, responsible for commercial development and managing our key strategic relations. He has been involved with the company since 1996, and is also the Company Secretary. Gony has been a director since 2005. Contact Gony

Qualifications:B.Compt., B.Comm (Hons)

Director since:2005

Financial Director

Vedanth Ori

Vedanth is the Financial Director of NNAC, leading all aspects of finance, treasury, taxation, reporting and binder holder governance. Vedanth’s expertise extends across operations, finance and reinsurance. He has been involved with the company since 2005 and a director since 2020. Contact Vedanth

Qualifications:B.Acc (Natal) LLB (UKZN)

Qualifications:AA Scholarship (Munich Re)

Director since:2020

Managing Director

Kalim Rajab

Kalim has been Managing Director since January 2020, having served as Strategic Director from 2011 until 2019. He previously worked for De Beers, where he was involved in strategy and corporate finance in both the London and Johannesburg offices, and where he managed the Chairman’s Office.

He is a trustee of the Helen Suzman Foundation, the civil society organisation which promotes liberal constitutional democracy in South Africa. He also serves as Council Member of the Press Council of South Africa (PCSA).

Kalim was educated at the Universities of Cape Town and Oxford, the latter as an Oppenheimer Scholar. Contact Kalim

Director since:2008

Qualifications:B.Bus Sci. (UCT), MBA (Oxon.)