Non-executives

Werner Alberts

Independent Non-Executive Interim Chairman

Werner was appointed as Interim Chairman of MAS’ Board of Directors in November 2019. He is currently the COO of Capital International Group, and is a qualified chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience in the finance industry.

Brett Nagle

Independent Non-Executive Director

Brett is a director of Safe Mode Investment Proprietary trading as Panacea Capital, which focuses on investment management. Prior to this he was Head of Investments for Royal Bafokeng Holdings Proprietary, served as a Non-Executive Director of Impala Platinum Holdings and as Independent Non- Executive Director of Attacq, and worked for Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank.

Claudia Pendred

Independent Non-Executive Director

Claudia was director with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), where she managed the Bucharest office and later EBRD’s Property and Tourism team in London. Prior to that she worked for the World Bank, NM Rothschild & Sons and J Henry Schroder Wagg. Claudia has over 25-years of experience in the CEE markets.

Dan Pascariu

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dan is a Non-Executive Director for Transfond, Azomures, Techtex and ANA Teleferic. Prior to this, he held a broad range of senior executive and non-executive positions, including Chairman of Unicredit Bank of Romania until 2020 and Chairman of NEPI Rockcastle for 9 years until his departure in 2018. He has over 40 years of experience in the CEE banking sector, having co-founded the Romanian Banking Institute and being instrumental in the 1990’s banking reform.

Malcolm Levy

Non-Executive Director

Malcolm co-founded MAS and served as CFO for over 9 years following the Group’s inception, becoming a Non-Executive Director in June 2019.
Prior to joining, he was an equities fund manager and investment analyst in London.

Melt Hamman

Non-Executive Director

Melt is CEO of Attacq and has extensive experience in real estate, banking and business.

Pierre Goosen

Independent Non-Executive Director

Pierre is Managing Director of Argosy Capital, a European-based private equity and venture capital investment business. Prior to Argosy, he worked at two international law firms as a commercial, private equity and funds lawyer.

Vasile Iuga

Independent Non-Executive Director

Vasile retired from PwC Romania, following 26 years with the firm. He acted as the Managing Partner for South East Europe and has extensive experience in international accounting standards, financial audit, corporate governance and consultancy. He oversaw the implementation of IFRS in Romania, and is currently a member of the Audit Committee of the European Investment Bank and Non-Executive director of two listed entities, Alro SA and Patria Bank, chairing their audit committees. He is a member of a number of professional bodies including ACCA.