The Board Profiles
Prof Fulufhelo Netswera. Non-Executive Director
Prof Fulufhelo Netswera was appointed as Non-Executive Director to the Pikitup Board on 16 March 2017. He is a trained Social Science Researcher holding a DPhil in Sociology from the University of Stellenbosch. He has written and published extensively peer reviewed academic work and graduated many postgraduate students. He continues to research, supervise and collaborate at various South African, German and Ugandan universities.
Prof Netswera is the Chairperson of the Board and Human Resources & Remuneration Committee and also a member of the Social & Ethics Committee.
Ms Nomso Kana. Non-Executive Director
Ms Nomso Kana was appointed as Non-Executive Director to the Pikitup Board on 15 March 2015. She is a Nuclear Scientist by trade and working as an entrepreneur in the ICT and broadband infrastructure sector.
Ms Kana is a member of the Social & Ethics Committee and Operations Committee as well as the Chairperson of the ICT Committee.
Mr Colin Mayne. Non-Executive Director
Mr Colin Mayne was appointed as Non-Executive Director to the Pikitup Board on 16 March 2017. He holds a BA Hons degree in English Literature from the University of the Witwatersrand where he started his career as a Junior Lecturer.
Mr Mayne is a member of the Social & Ethics, ICT and Audit & Risk Committees.
Prof Jacques Snyman. Non-Executive Director
Prof Jacques Snyman was appointed to the Pikitup Board on 16 March 2017. He is an academic and administrative professional and holds a Doctorate in Civil Engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineering Technologist and a fellow member of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering.
Prof Snyman is the Chairperson of the Operations & Service Delivery Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk and ICT Committees.
Ms Setshego Bogatsu. Non-Executive Director
Ms Setshego Bogatsu was appointed to the Pikitup Board on 15 March 2015. She holds degrees in B.Com and has an MBA.
Ms Bogatsu is the Chairperson of the Social & Ethics Committee and a member of the Human Resources & Remuneration as well as Operations and Service Delivery Committees.
Mr Lionel Brenner. Non-Executive Director
Mr Brenner is the Chairperson of the Audit & Risk Committee and a member of the ICT Committee
Independent Audit and Risk Committee Members
Mr. Rudolf Buys became an independent Audit & Risk Committee member from 2 October 2012. He holds a B. Comm in Financial Management, an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (2002) and C.I.M.A (Chartered Institute for Management Accounting UK). He is a specialist in supply chain and finance business processes enabled by SAP.
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.