Meet our leaders

Videsha Proothveerajh

Appointed to the board: December 2019


Videsha’s strategic priority is to ensure that we continue to implement next generation thinking that helps build value adding solutions and services for our clients, enabling them to shape the world they work and live in daily. She has over 20 years of experience with global tech companies and numerous accolades including being recognised as the Most Influential Woman in Business and Government for ICT in Africa by CEO Magazine, being spotlighted by Forbes as a change maker in Africa and being recognised as one of the 50 most inspiring Women in Technology in South Africa as part of the global Inspiring Fifty initiative. Her leadership philosophy is to serve, promoting an environment where people thrive and fulfill their potential as well as that of the business.

Mukosi Mukwevho



Mukosi is responsible for driving our technical strategy and vision and ensuring these are aligned with and inform our overall business strategy and vision. He drives technology, with a focus on search and workflow platforms, mobile applications, big data analytics, as well as many of his own passions including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems, Computer Networks, and Security in Computing. He aims to bolster our digital platform strategy and entrench LexisNexis as the platform of choice, enabling our customers to constantly expand the boundaries of what’s possible for the way they work, with the Rule of Law as our North Star.

Terrance Naidoo

Appointed to the board: January 2006


Terrance is responsible for managing the Product Centre of Excellence within our organisation to match our growth strategy and business needs. His role includes deploying the BKM’s (Best-Known Methods) to set up the business for success and sustainable innovation. In his role Terrance ensures adequate investments in technology, processes and people, ensuring that our business provides solutions, products and services that drive business growth and sustainability. His key responsibilities include outlining the company's product vision, strategy and culture, while enacting a world-class customer discovery and product development methodology.

Ian Andrews



Ian is responsible for the company’s overall financial forecasting and reporting systems. Key to his role is managing the collections department by ensuring that company’s financial losses are minimised, maintaining effective debt recovery processes and reporting the collection department’s progress and statistics. In his capacity as CFO Ian has overarching responsibility in upholding financial compliance and corporate governance within the business. Ian’s experience spans over several years and includes working in two significant acquisition and integration projects for Barclays. In 2015, Ian played a pivotal role in the financial reporting and integration project for the then-acquired Korbitec business by LexisNexis. Ian’s strengths lie in his ability to assimilate large amounts of data and complex relationships in a challenging business environment and understand the impact of differing ways forward on multiple competing priorities

Revona Govender



Revona Naidoo’s responsibilities include leading Customer Excellence, Production & Distribution, Facilities, Procurement and Transformation. She also leads our Lexis Practical Guidance, Lexis Assure and Core Editorial teams, based on the knowledge that our Editorial Content is at the centre of ensuring an effective and seamless customer experience for our clients. She has also been appointed as Director representing 12% of the LexisNexis Employee Share Participation Trust.  Revona has a long-standing history in LexisNexis having managed our Human Resource and Payroll function for several years. Her vision for LexisNexis is to have customer centricity at the heart of everything we do and to leverage our international parent company’s global expertise to deliver localised customer solutions.

Nischal Harisunkar



MBA Henley Business School (UK), BEngHons Mechanical Engineering University of KZN

Nischal is responsible for overseeing strategic planning, pricing, ownership of our data and other initiatives that further our goals to best to serve customers, empower employees and effectively position LNSA as a recognised leader. He develops and refines the business strategy, identifies areas of improvement and value, evaluates disruptive industry trends and identifies ways to work with counterparts to revolutionise product offerings and technological capabilities. At the core of his role is the adoption of a customer centric strategy and cultivation of a culture of innovation within the business. Nischal is a strategy and digital transformation executive with a background in management consulting and over twenty years of experience across a multitude of industries.  He has worked extensively with executive teams in global organisations, to help solve some of their toughest business challenges through planning, organisation and delivery on strategic priorities