Rojie Kisten hails from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. Rojie completed her schooling there and received the Dux Award in her Matric year.

As a result of this achievement, she was awarded a bursary to pursue her tertiary education and studied at the University of Durban Westville; the University of Stellenbosch and Harvard Business School – GMP in Boston, USA.

Rojie’s first role after university, was as a petrol attendant in Port Elizabeth but she has since spent 20 years within the Old Mutual Group, including Nedcor Bank and also spent three years at Sanlam Investment Group in Business Development.

She has experience in Banking, Insurance, Asset Management, Property, Infrastructure, Social and Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Renewable Energy Listed and Education; Capital Raising, locally and internationally; Enterprise Development Finance Funds focused on SMME’s, mainly women; Renewable Energy and Educational Trust Structuring.