WHC has a highly-respected Board of Directors, selected for their management and academic excellence. 


Mr Jean du Randt – Executive Director and CFO

Jean du Randt is responsible for WHC Group financial management, reporting and risk management.  In addition, he is responsible for the financial management of the WHC subsidiaries and CORE divisions

Ms Lerato Mothae

WHC’s Board of Directors' key purpose is to oversee all governance, internal controls, risk management, financial management and HR services that WHC provides to its research entities and to the University of the Witwatersrand. Sub-committees have been established to assist the Board to perform its duties. 

WHC's Sub-committees include the following:

  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Remuneration Committee
  • Strategy and Investment Committee
  • Academic Oversight Committee
  • Sustainability Committee
  • Directors Affairs Committee