FR van Staden is a CA (SA) and CA (Nam) and was appointed as Director: Finance and Administration of the Nictus Group during 1997. He served on the Nictus Limited board until 31 Augustus 2013. Since 1 April 2010 he has served as the Managing Director of the Vehicle Segment of the Nictus Holdings Group until 2016. He is currently serving as the Chairman of the Risk Committee of the Nictus Holdings Group and director of the Property Segment. He has served the Nictus Group for the past 23 years.