Rina commenced studies at the North West University (previously known as Potchefstroom University) culminating in her obtaining the degrees B Com and B Com Honours respectively. In 1995 she successfully read for her M Com degree in Strategic Business Management at the same university. Rina started her professional career at Markinor, a market research firm. During the course of her career Rina was appointed in various financial positions at different firms gaining a broad spectrum of experience. Before joining de Chalains Rina was the Financial Accountant at PT Operational Services, who is responsible for operations and routine road maintenance along the Bakwena toll routes.

As Head of Accounts at de Chalains Rina is responsible for the effective management of financial matters such as general accounting, payroll, the trust account and general office administration. In addition Rina is also involved with the efficient handling of patent formalities.

Rina is happily married to André and has two children Francois and Lizamé. Away from the office Rina enjoys reading, entertaining and sports such as athletics, cross country and rugby.