Who We Are


Neville Du Piesanie
Managing Director

Neville has been in the Financial Services Industry since 1984 and has worked in various management positions.  He has worked in Asset Finance for 14 years and insurance for 17 years in senior management positions,  with PinnAfrica from 2005 as Chief Operating Officer to Managing Director and shareholder.


Nicole Wearne
Chief Operating Officer

Nicole has been in the financial services industry since 2004.  She has worked in positions from Sales Operations Manager to Head of Administration and now Chief Operating Officer and shareholder.


Jessica Pearson
Finance Director

Jessica holds a BCom Honours in Accounting with specialisation in Taxation. She has been in the financial services industry since 2013 and has performed various roles within and managed the Finance Department of PinnAfrica during this time with her current role being Finance Director.

Kgabo Sicwebu
Non Executive Director

Kgabo holds a BCom Degree (Wits), Higher Diploma in Accounting (University of Natal) and an Executive Management Program(UP).

  • Kgabo has more than fifteen years’ experience of leadership positions held in financial management within the private and public sectors. It was during these periods that she gained extensive knowledge of strategic planning, analytical thinking and management of monetary resources.
  • In 2006, she joined PinnAfrica Insurance Limited as Assisting Finance Manager and quickly moved through the rank as Finance Manager. Years later, she left the entity to focus on her role as a professional non-executive directors of several companies where she served in audit committee, risk committee and bank board. Currently, she serves in various Sectional Title Scheme boards of Trustees.
  • Since 2011, Kgabo took the active role of an Executive Director and Consultant for an entity she started. She is a passionate entrepreneur and never scared to fail if starting, or being part of a start up. She is actively involved in SMME development.
  • She is a professional member of the following bodies; South African Institute of Tax Professionals, Southern African Institute of Business Accountants and National Associates of Managing Agents.