Our Management Team

Nimble has a courageous management team. We have embraced the uncertainties of global pandemics, unexpected wars and domestic challenges with well-founded optimism.

We have found creative solutions to the challenges that we have faced, and we have approached significant uncertainty with confidence that has allowed us to tackle the opportunities presented by this volatility.

We are committed to hard work and discipline in delivering consistent results for our clients and stakeholders.

Marius Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Abe Pieterse

Head of Investment Acquired Debt

Russell Milella

Credit Solutions

Denzil Rondon

Operations Executive

Billy Owino

Nimble Group Kenya Chief Executive

Simon Kioko

Nimble Group Kenya
Chief Operating Officer

Masego Mwaba

Nimble Group Botswana
Chief Executive

Madeleine Gerber

Nimble Group Namibia
Chief Executive

Our MANCO Team

Patrick Smart

Chief Financial Officer

Gavin O'Mahony

Chief Operating Officer

Mari Gaertner

Chief Information Officer

Nico Nel

Head of Joint Operations Centre

Johan Cloete

Senior Manager Acquired Debt Portfolios

Colin Koen

Human Resources

Andrew Espin

Head of Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics

Our Staff Team

Our committed workforce now numbers 2000+. We take enormous pride in helping each and every one of our colleagues reach their potential. We hire appropriately and then continue to deliver comprehensive training and encouragement to deliver the highest standards of service and performance.

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St Agnes Primary School

St Agnes is a public school situated in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Nimble Group actively supports St Agnes Primary School through the Partners for Possibility programme. We dedicate resources to a variety of initiatives aimed at creating an enhanced learning and recreational space, enriched student experience, and optimized day-to-day running of school operations.

Computer room upgrade Our dedicated team of IT technicians has upgraded the school’s IT hardware and software, creating a more user-friendly and modern environment for students and teachers using the computer room daily.

Playground painting and revitalization
Our enthusiastic volunteers devoted their time to painting vibrant murals and interactive games on the walls and paved areas of the playground.

Enriched student experience
Nimble strives to continuously improve the student experience by celebrating academic excellence, sponsoring prize-giving events, and more.

Day-to-day operational support
We also contribute to the school’s operational efficiency by offering administrative support and providing access to Nimble’s HR and Finance functions.

Peak Child

Nimble Group has taken the initiative to establish an Early Childhood Development Centre, which began operating in January 2019 in Woodstock, Cape Town. The centre operates under the guidance of Peak child, and while accessible to the public, primarily serves as a subsidized preschool for the children of Nimble staff.

Peak Child aims to equip children with the best possible foundation for life by providing affordable, high-quality preschools in close proximity to workplaces, catering to the needs of emerging middle-class parents. Since its inception, Peak Child has focused on collaborating with socially responsible employers to support their staff beyond conventional employee benefits.

Peak Child offers comprehensive programmes for children aged 3 months to 5 years. Through partnerships with prominent educational experts and local primary schools they ensure that children transitioning from Peak Child are socially, academically, and physically prepared for admission to any of Cape Town’s leading primary schools. Peak Child currently operates three schools, including Peak Child Nimble.

Nimble has made a significant investment in this project, with plans to replicate this model close to its Johannesburg offices.

Altius et Latius Trust

The Altius Et Latius Trust is a school education initiative aimed at providing bursaries to historically disadvantaged students, enabling their attendance at top schools in Cape Town.

The primary goal of the trust is to promote equitable access to high-quality public education, fostering lasting transformation. Their objective is to support fifty talented learners in gaining admission to high-performing schools.

Nimble Group continually makes a substantial impact on this crucial initiative by providing essential resources for additional student support, such as tutoring, funding for school events or excursions, sporting equipment and more.