Matthys, known as Thys, is an independent non-executive director. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Rootstock Investment Management Proprietary Limited.
He was the Chairperson of KWV Holdings Limited and served as a non-executive director of PSG Group Limited, Pioneer Food Group Limited, Attacq Ltd and ZCI Limited. Thys, with 4 colleagues, was instrumental in co-founding Coronation and was subsequently appointed as Managing Director in 1996. In 2003, he led the listing of Coronation on the JSE. Thys has been instrumental in the establishment of numerous empowerment asset management businesses, Kagiso Asset Management, Namibia Asset Management, Coronation Fund Managers (Botswana) and African Harvest Asset Management.
Education: He holds a Bachelor of Science with majors in Viticulture, Biochemistry and Chemistry and a Master of Business Administration (Cum Laude) from the University of Stellenbosch.
Board Committees: Corporate Governance and Nominations; Remuneration; Related Party Transaction (Chairperson)