About Coface

Our organisation


Coface began to diversify internationally in 1992. Currently, the Group has global capabilities to support its clients’ growth in their home markets and with their exports by offering them credit insurance services tailored to their needs.
The Group’s organisation is focused entirely on this goal. Its 4,538 employees working in 67 countries offer adapted risk prevention, monitoring and protection services to companies of all sizes and nationalities and in all sectors. To that end, the Group’s underwriters, business information and receivables collection specialists are available to serve clients and enable them to carry out their business activities more safely. Clients thus benefit from the expertise and organisation of an international Group that can offer them local service fine-tuned to their needs.

Executive Committee

/ CEO and Country Manager
Ayanda NDLOVU is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Coface South Africa. She is a senior executive with extensive experience in insurance and a growing career in sales.
She holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in Management and Communication from the University of KwaZulu Natal and a Master of Business Administration from the Milpark Business School.
Her strengths lie in the deep understanding of the market and consumer needs and she utilizes that knowledge to develop and implement effective distribution strategies. Her ability to identify new business opportunities and create innovative solutions to meet evolving needs of the market have played a vital part in her success at leading distribution teams. Ayanda strongly believes in empowering the team she leads and support them to achieve their best and achieve their goals, creating a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
As part of continuous improvement Ayanda has completed the Executive Development Program with the GIBS Business School and is currently enrolled at Harvard Business School studying towards a certificate in Leading for Performance and Growth.
/ Head of EIC, Claims and Collections
Andre is the Head of EIC, Claims and Collections at Coface South Africa. He is responsible for the management of the enhanced information and claims and collections teams. He has been with Coface for over 6 years and has extensive knowledge as a credit analyst. He has over 9 years of experience in the trade credit insurance industry. Andre completed his tertiary education at the University of Johannesburg and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Information Management majoring in Economics and Econometrics.
Roshnee Chetty - CFO
Roshnee CHETTY
/ Chief Finance Officer
Roshnee is currently the Head of Finance of Coface South Africa and has 20 years of functional and industry experience. She is a Public Officer of the company. Roshnee is responsible for overseeing the overall financial management, planning, systems and controls of the company. She also plays a key role in monitoring executive strategic priorities ensuring they are financially sustainable. In the past she has been responsible for the management of the Invoicing.
Roger Peixinho
/ Chief Commercial Officer
Roger is currently the Chief Commercial Officer for South Africa having spent 8 years with Coface. He has 2 years’ experience within information, 2 years of Commercial Underwriting experience and has spent 4 years managing the CGS Portfolio and CGS Sales for South Africa. He studied a BCom in Financial Management and has his honors in BCom Financial Planning. In his role as Head of New Business he is responsible for the management of all incoming lines of business as well as the management of the broker channel and partners to the business.
Paulo Solipa - CIO
/ Chief Information Officer 
The IT department is dedicated to ensuring the availability of systems and technology to support a global platform of stakeholders, with a service-centric team. IT service delivery is our first and foremost ambition, enabled by leveraging various technologies in order to provide seamless, simple and effective systems to meet our local and global business requirements.
Leigh Mason
/ Legal and Compliance Officer
Leigh is the Legal and Compliance officer of Coface South Africa; as well as the registered company Secretary. Leigh joined Coface in 2017 and now manages the Legal, Risk & Compliance roles for the business.  Leigh has a BCOM Law and LLB degree from University of Pretoria and is an admitted attorney in the high court of South Africa. Leigh has a high interest in AML and sanctions and is hoping to completed her ACAMS in the coming year.
Kavita Ramjee
/ Chief Human Resources Officer
Kavita Ramjee is currently the Chief HR Officer at Coface South Africa. Kavita is a young, dynamic HR professional with over 10 years of experience and holds a B.Com Honours degree majoring in Industrial Psychology. She is responsible for overseeing the end-to-end HR value chain for South Africa, Dubai and Egypt. Working in a multi-cultural team with transdisciplinary individuals is what ignites her passion for People and the Human Resource function. Kavita prides herself on Collaboration, Expertise, Courage and Accountability and Client Focus, which also happen to be the values at Coface.
/ Marketing and Communications Manager
Anushka is the Marketing & Communications Manager at Coface South Africa. She is an experienced marketing, communications and business development professional with a demonstrated history of working in the legal and financial services industries.
She is skilled in strategy, planning, integrated marketing & communications and a dedicated individual who understands the value of a brand. Anushka has wide experience and is knowledgeable in international marketing practices with exposure into Africa and beyond. Anushka holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management from IMM Global School of Business.
/ Chief Underwriting Officer
Thomas Du Preez is currently the Chief Underwriting Officer at Coface South Africa.