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Who are we?

John Austen: Chairperson

Founder and Shareholder of Southern Cross, a group of financial services companies.

The visionary and founder of R’new .

Kim Austen: MD

Kim has extensive experience in the financial services industry. She loves launching new initiatives, and working with others to succeed. In addition to her responsibilities at R’new, Kim is currently setting up a Learning Academy Joint Venture within the financial services industry. Kim’s passion lies in growing and developing others.

Blake Austen: Director

Budding entrepreneur, a University of Stellenbosch student who simply loves people.

Jenna Austen: Director

Loves perfumery, wellness and has a nose for aromas.