D9400 – District Governor Nominee
District 9400 congratulates Riana Pretorius from the Rotary Club of Pretoria Capital who has been appointed District Governor Nominee Designate. She will serve as District Governor of District 9400 for the Rotary year 2023/2024.

A Rotarian since 2004, Riana has had the honour of serving as Club President four times. She has been an Assistant Governor and is currently serving on both the District Membership and the District Foundation Committees.
 
Riana has always believed that it is important to develop small and medium businesses and this is her passion.  This led to her co-founding, and currently serving as chair of, Rotary Means Business Southern Africa fellowship (RMBSA).
 
Seeing the need for mentors to assist entrepreneurs, the RMBSA Committee has decided to join the RAGCED (Rotary Action Group for Community and Economic Development) - Riana will be Chairing the sub-committee in Southern Africa.
 
Riana has been involved with The Townships Project for the development of entrepreneurs in the Townships since 2017, and is a Trustee of the project and the Chair of the Committee in South Africa.
 
Riana is the CEO of Exponential Financial Services and AZUZA Wealth, both Financial Service Providers. Exponential Financial Services is a family business and Riana is responsible for investments.  She is co-owner of AZUZA Wealth, a Private Equity Fund that funds green companies by means of crowd funding. She has been running her business since 2016. Riana is an Exco Member of the South African Independent Financial Advisors Association (SAIFAA) and a member of the Financial Planning Institute (FPI).
 
We look forward to supporting DGND Riana, as she joins our past, current and future leaders, in strengthening our District by focusing on membership, growing support for the Rotary Foundation and  CREATING LASTING CHANGE to take us into the next 100 years in Africa.