Tiyani Rikhotso


Tiyani Rikhotso is the former Chief Director for Communication and Stakeholder Relations at the National Department of Transport. His responsibilities included stakeholder management and managing relations with state-owned companies and agencies such as the South African National Roads Agency Limited. Currently, Tiyani serves on the interim board of PRASA as well as being the managing director of Consulting Agency Reliance Partners (Pty) Ltd.

Rivoningo Mhlari

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Rivoningo Mhlari is the Chief Executive Officer of Rikatec with a background in Finance and Accounting from the University of Cape Town. Rivoningo has experience in management consulting from McKinsey & Company and formerly Managing Director of RIHM Marketing Consultancy & Events. Rivoningo is also part of the Phambili Mzansi NPO team.

Jesse Matheri

Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer

Jesse Matheri is the Chief Operating Officer of Rikatec with a background in the Science of Geomatics from the University of Cape Town. He also has experience in the different fields of Geomatics working at Agizo Solutions.

Volker Von Widdern

Non-executive Director

Volker von Widdern (B.Acc CA (SA) MBA) is the CEO of Constantia Group, with an impressive financial and business background in a broad spectrum of insurance activities, focusing specifically on strategic and operational risk management. He is the former Executive Director of Marsh SA and Managing Director of Guardrisk Group.