08:30 – 17:00

Monday to Friday

Sentinel House,

Parktown, Johannesburg

(011) 274 4700

08:30 – 17:00

Monday to Friday

Sentinel House,

Parktown, Johannesburg

(011) 274 4700

Board of Directors

Photograph Name Description Leadership Roles Areas of Specialisation
Mr Jacob Besnaar General Secretary for ((SAYC), South African Youth Council. Healthcare Benefit Administration Certificate, Discovery Institute. B Sc Computer Science 2nd year, Programme in Public Administration Management (UNISA) current. More than 10 years in youth leadership from regional , provincial up to International level. M ember of Executive Committee of N EDLAC ( N ational Economic Development and Labour Council). M ember of Country Descent Work Programme committee. Member of the SANAC Secretariat.
Ms Ansie Botha Chief Director: Human Resources and Auxillary Support Services, Department of Energy, Pretoria. B Admin (Hons), University of Pretoria. Advanced Diplomain Labour Law, Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Johannesburg). Presidential Leadership Programme, South African Management Development Institute (SAMDI)/University of the North West Executive Development Programme, Wits Business School. All aspects of human resource management with a focus on skills development and labour relations.
Mr Mnonoki (Knox) Zhou Msebenzi Managing Director, Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA). Professional Engineer (Pr Eng), MA, MSc and MBA.
Mr Benedict Mogadime Director: Employment Skills Development Unit, Department of Public Enterprises, Pretoria MBA, Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA), Durban.Human Resource Management Diploma, Allenby College, Johannesburg. Board member, Denel Centre for Learning and Development; Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (MERSETA) Accelerated Artisan Training Programme Steering Committee member; DHET Artisan Development Coordinating Committee member; Technical Skills Business Partnership and FET College Industry Partnership Task Team member.
Mr Mpilo Mbambisa Deputy Director-General, Department of Local Government and Traditional Affairs (DLGTA), Pretoria. BSc (Engineering), University of Natal; BSc (Chemistry & Mathematics), University of Transkei, Postgraduate Diploma in Busines Management, Graduate School of Business, University of Natal. Executive Management and Leadership Development Programmes, University of Stellenbosch and University of Pretoria respectively and Certificates in Management Studies, Project Management, Construction Management and Management Development for Municipal Finance at various HEIs. Provincial Executive Committee member, ILGM, Eastern Cape; Municipal Manager, Chris Hani District Municipality and leadership roles at Alfred Nzo District Municipality and Wild Coast District Council.
Mr Tebogo Phadu Policy Research Co-ordinator, ANC Luthuli House, Johannesburg. Senior Diploma in Political Economy and Philosophy, USSR Academy of Social Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Master in Social Sciences (Environmental Economics), London School of Economics, UK. General Secretary, National Cooperative Association of South Africa (NCASA);Chairperson, South African Federation of Burial Societies (SAFOBS); involved in creating a burial society network for collective self-empowerment and setting up a consumer network to mobilise community purchasing power; attended international conferences of Cooperative movements; author of numerous publications on Cooperative development as well as ecological and labour issues.
Mr Ravi Moodley Senior Manager Eskom Academy of Learning. German Master, Electrical. M Sc University of Warwick, UK. Senior M anagers Programme, Henley SA.
Mr Mercy Sekano Executive Director, Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre, Johannesburg. Programme and Project Management Diploma, University of the Witwatersrand Eductaion and Adult Education Diplomas, University of Cape Town. Chairperson, Debating Committee, Modimosana Middle School; Culture and Entertainment Committee, Tlhabane College of Education and the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) Koster Branch; member of the Student Representative Council, Tlhabane College of Education; founder and coordinator of Mphe-Bana High School Conservation Club.
Mr Justice Sera Shop steward, Rand Water, Johannesburg. National Diploma in Human Resource Management, UNISA (current), Development Programme in Labour Relations and Programme in Human Resource Management, UNISA, Certificate in Supervisory Management, Graduate Institute of Management & Technology (GIMT), Certificate in Human Resource Management, Institute of People Management (IPM), (SA). Exco member and past Chairperson of the Amanzi Statutory Council; Chairperson of the Employment Equity Forum, Rand Water; Provincial Treasurer, South African Municipal Workers Union, Gauteng; Chairperson, South African Municipal Workers Union Provincial Disciplinary Committee, Gauteng; Voting District Coordinator, General Elections 2009.
Mr Keith Swanepoel Acting Regional Manager, Inner City Office, City of Johannesburg. Business Management Diploma, Damelin. Labour Relations Diploma, Institute of People Management (IPM). Public Private Partnerships, Wits Graduate School of Public and Development Management. Council member, Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) National Executive and Executive; Chairperson and member, Governing Body, Edenvale High School. Strategic Management, Electrical Power Engineering and General Management.
Mr Tshimane Montoedi                                      Deputy General Secretary – NUM Programme in Business Communication, UNISA Certificate HR. Current Studies: Applied Organisational Development Programme UNISA Served in the ANC, SACP and COSATU. Serves in the following Boards: State Diamond Trader, M IC, Minerals and Mining Development and Unity Incorporation.
Mr Stephen Mkithiki Nlapo HOD for Organising, Campaigns and Collective Bargaining in NUMSA. Currently final year of Masters Programme of Public Development and Management at University of Witwatersrand, Diploma in Project Management with Wits and Certificate in Privatization Management with Intrados (USA). Responsible for Leading Collective Bargaining department Numsa leading the biggest union in the country. Developing National Union Policies of Collective. Bargaining & Restructuring in the sector
Ms Petunia Ramunenyiwa Chief Director – Operational Support, Coordination and Consolidation, Department of Water and Sanitation B. A. ( Psychology) University of Venda, University Education Diploma (UED) University of Venda. Currently enrolled for MBA year 2 with MANCOSA. Certificates: Corporate Governance( King 2), Corporate Governance (Astro Tech), Competency on Conducting Outcome-Based Assessment Certificate (Quality Executive Development), Presentation Skills (Speechcraft), Economics Literacy for Government employees (with Distinction University of Pretoria) and Introduction to ISO 9000 (The Mvula Trust – February 2001). Committees Currently Serving: Member of the Department of Water and Sanitation National Macro Organisation of the State ( NMOS) Departmental Project Team and the Infrastructure and Assets work-stream , EWSETA Board and Executive Committee Member, Chairperson of the Water Sector Leadership Group Skills task team, Champion for development and implementation of Chapter 15 on Water Sector Skills and capacity of the National water resources strategy Experienced trainer and facilitator with a strong background in all aspects of Water services and community development, programme management, strategic development, institutional development and monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
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