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directorLAURENCE BARENDS
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Laurence is a Chartered Accountant by profession, who brings with him more than 20 years' experience in various roles in business, including being a partner in a professional accounting practice for 15 years. He was previously responsible for the finances of the company and was appointed to his current position in March 2015.


directorKAASHIEF NIEKERK
DIRECTOR: SPECIAL PROJECTS

Kaashief has more than 20 years' Security and Service Industry experience. Primarily focusing on Operations in the past, he managed high profile security portfolios for blue chip companies and banks. His current focus is identifying, developing and facilitating the establishment of new divisions within the Group. As well as the overseeing the Technology and Cleaning Divisions.


directorMONIQUE RAGAVAL
DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCES

Monique has more than 11 years' experience in the Security Industry. Currently overseeing staff operations and budget development of HR programs, as well as driving Employment Equity and Diversity Management. Ensuring policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals.


directorALFRED DA COSTA
NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Alfred da Costa has a broad range of experience in the commercial arena, having owned and operated various businesses in South Africa. He has strong affiliations with community based and educational institutions. Alfred has served on a number of Parastatal Boards, Councils of Educational institutions such as UNISA and the Port Elizabeth Technicon. He has also served on National Industry bodies such as NAACAM. Alfred has had intensive involvement in organised business as the CEO of the Port Elizabeth Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry and subsequently been appointed President of the Chamber. He also served on a number of entities on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) such as Bidvest and served as Chairman of two AltX Listed Companies i.e. IQUAD and RGT Smart. Alfred currently serves as an Independent non-executive director on numerous boards and his passion is leadership development.


directorROSHAN MAKAN
NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Roshan is an Economist and Entrepreneur. His work experience is as follows:

  • Intern at South African Reserve Bank’s International Banking Division at which completed a Diploma in Central Banking certified by the Institute of Bankers
  • Served as an Economist at Department of Trade and Industry’s Policy and Strategy Directorate (Macro-Economic Unit)
  • Economic analyst at the Competitions Commission’s Policy and Research Division
  • Project manager of Port Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Black Economic project aimed at brokering BEE transactions in the Nelson Mandela Bay and also increasing awareness around BEE transformation economics.
  • He currently serves as director on several investment and development companies spanning property investment and development; telecommunications and security services.


    directorROWLIN ADONIS
    NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Rowlin joined Metro Security Services in 2009 and has over 27 years' industry experience to his credit. Prior to joining Metro Security Services, he attended the SDP Programme at the then University of Port Elizabeth, and achieved a Grade A for Security and Instructor Accreditation (PSIRA). He also qualified in Safety Management (SAMTRAC) and Instructor's Status (ITIS) through NOSA. Rowlin also holds both Assessor (NQF Level 6) SAQA ID 115753 and Moderator (NQF Level 6) SAQA ID 115759 qualifications. His core focus within the organization is to consult to the business on matters of operations and Business Development.



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