Meet the Executive team Chris Hart Executive Chairman In a career spanning in excess of 20 years, Chris was a Senior Financial Economist as Absa Capital and then the Chief Strategist at Investment Solutions. He then had a brief stint at Standard Bank Wealth and Investment as their Global Market Strategist, after which he set up Impact Investment Africa. Chris is a commentator on market and economic issues and is a sought after speaker. Gail Mervis Head of Operations With over 20 years' experience in Organisational Operations Management, Adult Learning and Coaching, Gail has worked across the financial, telecommunications, e-commerce, media and consumer support sectors. In her role with the Impact Group, Gail heads up numerous projects where her focus is Organisational Optimisation through People Optimisation. Brian Black Head of Contracting With extensive experience across the Retail Management sector, Real Estate, Financial Services, Business Consulting, Property Development, IT and software innovation. Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for social innovation. Brian joined the Impact Group of Companies in January 2022 to provide input and oversight on legal contracts, strategy, financial and business optimisation. Zethu Ndlangamandla Head of Risk Zethu has extensive experience in the Financial Services Industry having worked for Corporates such as First National Bank, Sanlam and Discovery in various roles including Relationship Management, Sales, Portfolio Analysis and Financial Reporting. Zethu joined Impact as a Business Development Manager and is currently the Key Individual of Impact's Venture Capital Company. Cate Kirkland Head of Sales & Marketing As the Head of Sales & Marketing, Cate is responsible for driving IES's innovative product offering to assist individuals, companies, trusts and partnerships invest their taxes into renewable energy and in doing so, giving them control of where their taxes are deployed by choosing to participate in the unique product that combines Section 12B of the Income Tax Act and the Impact Financial Solution.