Sarita Martin (49)
Independent non-executive director
Committees: Remuneration (chairman),
Audit and Risk
Sarita Martin is an admitted attorney who holds various qualifications including a BProc, LLB, MBA (GIBS), Diploma in Advanced Banking and Certificate in Compliance Management. She has attended the Banking Board Leadership Programme at GIBS and has been an Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IoDSA) certified director since 2013 as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Directors. She has been a member of the core facilitator faculty of the IoDSA since 2013 and has served as a mentor on the board and as company secretary of Mentoring Circles at the IoDSA and regularly performs board appraisals in private as well as in the public sector. She also provides governance advisory, facilitation and training services for the IoDSA on a regular basis.
Having practised as an attorney, she has also held various executive positions in the fields of company secretariat for large JSE-listed companies and compliance especially within the financial services sector since 1999.
Since 2013, she has served as an independent non-executive director of a JSE-listed company where she has also served on various committees.
She is a non-executive director and deputy chairperson on the ActionAid South Africa advisory board and is the chairperson of a company listed on the JSE Debt Market. She has also contributed to articles on corporate governance and served on panels and in the media on matters related to corporate governance.