Reyburn Hendricks Reyburn is a director of H1 Holdings and manages the company. He has extensive experience in investments and since 1996 has worked in asset management, corporate advisory and private equity prior to working at H1 Holdings since 2007.


Lionel Jacobs Lionel is a director of H1 Holdings and is its founder. In 2002 he helped set up Dinatla Investment Holdings which became the BEE partner of the Bidvest Group. From 2003 – 2013 he was an executive director at the Bidvest Group Limited. Lionel has extensive experience in trading and services businesses.


Carnita Hendricks Carnita Hendricks completed a business science degree from the University of Cape Town. She worked in the retail industry before advancing into asset management. She has over 8 years of experience in performance measurement, third-party investments, investment analysis for equity and debt instruments, and trading of money market and fixed interest instruments.

Elisma Roux Elisma is the Financial Manager for H1 Holdings and has over ten years of financial management experience. Elisma completed her studies in 2001 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004 from the University of Stellenbosch.

Gabriele Maraschin Gabriele is an electrical engineer and is the Head of Business Development for H1. Gabriele has over 11 years of experience in the energy sector in Europe and Africa. Gabriele has managed and concluded multiple developments in various energy technologies.

Janine Tilley Janine works in Business Development and manages the communications of the company. She began her career in TV and film production. From 2002 until joining H1 in 2013 she worked as a Project Manager and Fundraiser for various non-government organisations.


Semantha Du Plessis Semantha is the Book Keeper for H1 Holdings and works with the Financial Manager. Semantha has been in finance since 2002 and the majority of her experience is in the construction industry.


Unathi Mashiyana Unathi joined H1 Holdings in early 2015 to assist with administration. She graduated with Honors in Linguistics from the University of the Western Cape and in 2014 interned at the City of Cape Town.



Jacques Malan Jacques is a director of Vuselela Energy. He is a Pyro-metallurgical engineer with 20 years experience in the ferrous, base metals, ferro-alloy and refractory industries.


Phillip James Phillip is the CEO of Desert Palace. He was in property development before originating, developing and establishing the Desert Palace Hotel Casino and Resort in Upington, which he has headed up since 1998.



Joshin Raghubar Joshin is the CEO and Director of iKineo and is its founder. He has extensive experience in providing marketing leadership to numerous multinational clients.