Kim was appointed to the Board in October 2019. She joined Investec Asset Management in 1993 as its chief financial officer and chief operating officer to manage the financial and operational growth of the business. In October 2018, Kim was appointed as an executive director of Investec plc and Investec Limited. Upon completion of the implementation of the demerger and admission of Ninety One, Kim resigned as a director of Investec plc and Investec Limited to focus on her role as finance director on the boards of Ninety One plc and Ninety One Limited. Prior to joining Investec, Kim served as financial and operations manager at two South African life insurance companies.
Kim has degrees in commerce and accounting and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1987. She also holds an MBA degree from the University of Cape Town.