Rashmee RagavenDirector: Advanced Manufacturing InvestSA
Ms Rashmee Ragaven is responsible for Investment Facilitation / Promotion at a division called Invest SA, which is the focal point for all foreign direct investment into the country. She is responsible for interacting and engaging with companies in advising on how to optimise their investments in the country. She sits on many task teams including being part of the team that was responsible for the Presidential Investment Conference. She also sits on the Industrial Financing adjudication committee (Technology for Human Resources and Industry Development, Automotive Investment Scheme and Strategic Partnership Programme).

She also has extensive knowledge and experience in the Industrial Financing Division as he was responsible for Strategic Partnerships and Customer Care and advised on the various incentives programmes offered by the dti and advised on implementation of the Black Economic Empowerment scorecard on the second phase of the development of the codes.

Rashmee also had private sector experience as the Head of Regulatory and External Affairs for Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa where she played an integral role in facilitating and leading the negotiation on the investment of the ranger in SA.

She holds a B Com Honours and has been trained by the World Bank on Investment Facilitation. She enjoys tennis and table tennis