BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sandile Nogxina (61)

Chairman of the Board

Effective date of appointment:

9 November 2018

  • Advocate of the High Court
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Post Graduate Diploma: Management
  • Higher Diploma: Tax Law
  • Masters of Law: Law Development

Nosizwe Nokwe-Macamo (58)

Lead Independent Director

Effective date of appointment:

1 September 2018

  • MSc Chemical Engineering
  • Diploma: Chemical Engineering

Kemira Esterhuizen (31)

Effective date of appointment:

19 December 2019

  • CA (SA)
  • BCom Accounting
  • Certificate in the Theory of Accounting
  • Qualification Examination 1 (QE 1)
  • Advanced Certificate in Auditing
  • Public Practice Examination
  • South African Institute of Chartered   
  • Accountants Assessor

Pascalis Mokupo (51)

Effective date of appointment:

1 September 2018

  •  CA (L)

Irvin Phenyane (51)

Chairman of the Board

Effective date of appointment:

1 September 2018

  • BSc
  • Masters: Public Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Project
  • Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Yershen Pillay (36)

Lead Independent Director

Effective date of appointment:

1 September 2018

  • BSocSc Politics and Economics
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business
  • Administration
  • Certificate in Cyber Security

Graeme Alvan Victor (65)

Effective date of appointment:

15 December 2019

  • CA(SA)
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc Construction Engineering and Project Management
  • MEng Construction Engineering and Project Management
  • BCom Hons

Ntombifuthi Zikalala Mvelase (55)

Effective date of appointment:

1 September 2018

  • BProc
  • LLB
  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Dr. Kgabo Badimo (60)

Effective date of appointment:

8 August 2020

  • PhD Information Systems Knowledge Management
  • MSc Data Engineering
  • BSc Computer Science
  • Executive Leadership Programme
  • Graduate Studies Programme
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in French Language

Dudu Hlatshwayo (56)*

Effective date of re-appointment:

8 August 2020

•  BSocSc

•  MBA

•  Executive Leadership Development

     Programme Diploma

•  Marketing Management Certificate in

     Product Strategy and Brand 

     Management

* Term ended on 3 September 2019 by PIC, appointed by the Minister on 8 August 2020

Kate Matlou (49)*​

Effective date of appointment:

1 March 2015

•  NDip Road transport, administration

     and stock

•  NQF 6 Certificate Public relations,

     dispute handling, SHEP, computing

* Term expired on 30 April 2019

Bonang Mohale (58) *

Effective date of appointment:

1 September 2018

•  Chartered Marketer

* Mr Mohale resigned effective 1 July 2019

Deon Botha (50)*

Effective date of appointment:

1 August 2013

  • BCom Law
  • BCom Hons Business Sciences

* Term expired on 31 July 2019

Mpumi Z Mpofu (54)

Effective date of re-appointment:

1 February 2020

  • Postgraduate Degree of Town Planning Coventry University
  • BA Honours Urban and Regional Planning

Siphamandla Mthethwa (45)

CFO

Effective date of appointment:

1 May 2020

  • CA (SA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting/CTA
  • BCompt Hons
  • BCom Accounting
  • Advanced Management Programme

Appointed post year end

Fefekazi Sefara (47)

Effective date of appointment:

1 July 2018

  • LLM
  • LLB
  • BLuris
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Interpretation and
  • Drafting of Contracts
  • Admitted Attorney of the High Court

Board member information at 31 March 2020 (Current year-FY2020/21)

Age:

60 Years +

2 (3)

50 Years +

5 (6)

40 Years +

1 (1)

30 Years +

2 (2)

Directorships:

1(2)

Executives

8(10)

Independent Non-executive Directors

Gender diversity:

5(7)

4(5)

Demographics::

GOVERNANCE OF FUNCTIONAL AREAS

Board and Board Committees

The Board strives to fulfil the primary governing roles and responsibilities recommended in the King IV Report of setting and steering strategic direction; approving policy and planning; providing oversight and monitoring; and ensure accountability. The Board committees assist the Board in the discharge of its duties and responsibilities. Each Board committee has formal written terms of reference that are reviewed annually.

Audit and Risk Committee

Chairman: Pascalis Mokupo The committee‘s key functions are , among others:

  • Oversight of the integrity of the Company’s financial statements, reporting process, risks and compliance
  • Managing the relationship with the Company’s external auditor and assesses their independence and effectiveness.
  • Promoting communication between management, the external auditor and Chief Audit Executive.
  • Oversight of the Company’s internal controls and assurance processes The committee makes recommendations to the Board for consideration and approval.

Board Investment Committee

Chairman: Nosizwe Nokwe-Macamo The Committee assists the Board by monitoring:

  • Investment, commercial and treasury activities
  • Major capital projects
  • Infrastructure and property development activities
  • Business development activities

Board Economic Regulation Committee

Chairman: Sandile Nogxina The Committee oversees:

  • Development and implementation of the economic regulatory strategy
  • Compliance with all economic regulatory legislation and/or requirements
  • Strategic approach to the permission application for submission to the Regulating Committee

Human Resources, Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Chairman: Ntombifuthi Zikalala Mvelase
The Committee oversees:

  • Matters related to people management
  • Appropriate composition of the Board
  • Nomination of members to be appointed to Board Committees
  • Nomination of directors to be appointed to subsidiary Boards

Information and Communication Technology Governance Committee

Chairman: Yershen Pillay
The committee oversees:

  • Implementation of the Board approved IT strategy
  • Alignment of the IT Strategy with the Company’s overall strategy
  • Management of IT risks and implementation of the cybersecurity strategy

Social and Ethics Committee

Chairman: Irvin Phenyane
The committee oversees the Group’s activities on socioeconomic development, good corporate citizenship, environment, health and public safety, stakeholder relationships, labour and employment, ethics, transformation and enterprise security.

Executive Committee (Exco)

Exco assists the CEO to guide and control the overall direction of the Company and deals with the day-to-day activities of the business.