Board Profiles 2020-02-13T08:02:22+00:00

The Board Profiles

Pikitup has appointed a new Board of Directors to oversee the operations of the waste management entity. The new Board is comprised of members with impeccable qualifications and a wealth of experience.

Ms. Nompumelelo Mkhize. Board Chairperson

Ms. Mkhize holds a BA Psychology Degree, Master of Business Administration, Management Advanced Programme Certificate, a Diploma in Financial Accounting, and a Certificate in Change Management. She previously served on the Boards of the South African Organisational Development, Johannesburg Social Housing, and the South African Property Company.

Ms. Tholeka Mafanya. Service Delivery Committee Chairperson

Ms. Mafanya holds vast experience in environmental matters and is a Geohydrologist leading the Hydrogeology Department at Sasol.

Mr. Louis George Verveen. Human Resources, Remuneration and Social and Ethics Committee Chairperson

Mr. Verveen is a practicing labour lawyer and fully conversant with legislation governing National, Provincial and Local Government.

Mr. Lionel Brenner. Audit and Risk Committee Chairperson

Mr. Brenner is a registered Charted Accountant and Auditor. He holds immense experience in business development, corporate advisory on strategy, and investment and valuations advice for companies involved in mergers and takeovers and financial reporting. He also serves as the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Johannesburg Road Agency.

Mr. Thulani Zwane. Non-Executive Director

Mr. Zwane is the Head of Accounting at Experian South Africa. His responsibilities include providing financial accounting leadership and support in relation to revenue and cost items in South Africa on behalf of the company.

Prof Jacques Snyman. Non-Executive Director

Mr. Snyman holds a Doctoral Degree in Civil Engineering. He is also a registered Civil Engineering Technologist, an Associate Professor and the Head of Department of Civil Engineering at the Tshwane University of Technology. Snyman has years of experience in academia and specializes in the fields of water engineering, water, and waste treatment technology, water resource planning and management.

Mr. Vongani Mathebula. Non-Executive Director

Mr. Mathebula possesses a Mining Engineering Degree, a Financial Management and Management Development Programme Certificate. Mathebula has extensive management experience having served a number of mines in the country as a Mining Manager.

Mr. Colin Mayne. Non-Executive Director

Mr. Mayne holds a BA Honors Degree in English Literature. He has extensive leadership experience and has served internationally as a Managing Director of a multinational organization, and as a board member at Dimension Data, Computer Associates and Gieseck and Diverient.

Ms. Setshego Bogatsu. Non-Executive Director

Ms. Bogatasu holds a B.Com Degree, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and New Leader Program and Leadership Development Program Certificates. Bogatsu has served on the board of Johannesburg Zoo, TRS Staffing Solutions South Africa, and Raubex Group Limited.

Independent Audit and Risk Committee Members

Ms Samukelo Malope

Ms. Samukelo Malope became an independent Audit & Risk Committee member of Pikitup.  She holds a CIMA Adv Dip MA, Professional Accountant (SA). She is currently a Finance Business Partner at Absa Group, working previously as an Accountant at Makro.

Waldo Hattingh

Mr. Waldo Hatting became an independent Audit & Risk Committee member from 1 March 2009.  He holds an MBA in Strategic Planning and an M Comm focusing specifically on Performance Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Risk qualifications from the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch.