Group Chief Executive, Mr Siyabonga Gama

Mr Siyabonga Gama is at the helm of the company’s record-breaking infrastructure investment programme - the Market Demand Strategy.

In addition, he is responsible for galvanising his 65 000 colleagues across the company’s ports, rail and pipelines operations. His passion lies in aligning and integrating operational and strategic aspects of the company, growing the business and entering new markets.

He is a seasoned, highly-regarded executive and globally recognised as South Africa’s leading expert in railways and ports operations.

Mr Siyabonga Gama

Mr Siyabonga Gama


Group Chief Executive
(Executive Director)
Year joined Transnet: 1994

Qualifications

B.Com

Advanced Executive Programme

Advanced Certificate in Port & Operations Management

Certificate in Port Management

 

Executive Development Programme

 

Trium Global MBA

Institution

University of Swaziland

City University of New York

University of Singapore

 

Institue for Infrastructure, Hydraulics & Engineering (IHE) at Delft University

The Wharton School, University of Pennyslavania

London School of Economics, Stern Business School (New York) & HEC Paris School of Management

Area of expertise

Leadership & Global Economy

Strategy

International Logistics

Operational Excellence

Corporate Finance

Management

Engineering

Transportation & Logistics

Finance

Governance

Group Leadership Team The Transnet Group Leadership Team and attending members

The Group Leadership Team takes responsibility for the day-to-day execution of the strategy and running of the company.

Mr Garry Pita

Mr Garry Pita


Group Chief Financial Officer
(Executive Director)
Year joined Transnet: 2006

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Accounting Honours

Chartered Accountant – CA (SA)

GIBS Global Executive Development Programme

Institution

University of the Witwatersrand

Area of expertise

Finance

Business

Procurement

Logistics

Supplier Development

Ms Nonkululeko Sishi

Ms Nonkululeko Sishi

Chief Human Resources Officer
Year joined Transnet: 2012

Qualifications

B.Admin

Certificate in Labour Law

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

Certificate in Human Resources Management

Institution

University of Zululand

University of Natal

University of Natal

 

Institute of Personnel Management

 

Area of expertise

Human Resources

Managemen


Disebo Moephuli

Ms Disebo Moephuli

Chief Corporate and Regulatory Officer
Year joined Transnet: 2006

Qualifications

B.A(Economics)

MBA

Institution

National University of Lesotho

Dalhousie University – Canada

Area of expertise

Management

Finance

Risk Management

Mr T Jiyane

Mr Thamsanqa Jiyane


Chief Advanced Manufacturing Officer

Year joined Transnet: 2001

Qualifications

B.Admin (Supply Chain & Operations Management)

Master of Business Leadership

 

Institution

UKZN (Pietermaritzburg)

 

UNISA

 

Area of expertise

Operations

Procurement

Supplier development

Leadership

Management


Mr Krishna Reddy

Mr Krishna Reddy


Chief Capital Officer

Year joined Transnet: 1992

Qualifications

BSc - Civil Engineering

B.Com - Logistics

Senior Management Certificate

Port Engineering and Capacity Program

Certified Professional Engineer

Institution

University of Natal

University of South Africa

University of Stellenbosch

APEC , Antwerp

Area of expertise

Operations

Construction Management

Long term planning

Engineering

Logistics

Management

Mr Mlamuli Buthelezi

Mr Mlamuli Buthelezi


Chief Operating Officer
 Year joined Transnet: 2000 -2004
2011- present

Qualifications

Diploma - Mechanical Engineering

Higher Diploma - Mechanical Engineering

BSc - Mechanical Engineering

Masters in Business Leadership

Institution

Mangosuthu University of Technology

Durban University of Technology

 

Tulane University - USA

University of South Africa

 

 

Area of expertise

Operations

Engineering

Management

Leadership

Strategy

Logistics

Ms Makano Mosidi

Ms Makano Mosidi


Chief Information Officer
 Year joined Transnet: 2016

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce

University Education Diploma

Institution

University of the North

University of the North

 

 

Area of expertise

IT Consulting

Management

Information and Communications Technology

Change Management

Risk

Enterprise architecture

Education

Finance

Mr Gert de Beer

Mr Gert de Beer


Chief Business Development Officer
 Year joined Transnet: 1998-2000, 2016 - present

Qualifications

B Com Accounting - Cum Laude

B Com (Hons) Accounting; Certificate of Theory in Accountancy.

Chartered Accountant - CA (SA)

M Com (Computer Auditing and Consulting)

Institution

University of Pretoria

 

 

Area of expertise

Management Consulting

Business Transformation

Strategic Leadership

Strategic Planning

Business Strategy & Management

Mergers and Acquisitions

Acquisition and Integration

Strategy and Innovation

Office of the Chairperson and Group Chief Executive

The Group Leadership Team is supported by the Chief Audit Executive, the Group Executive for Strategy and the Group Company Secretary



Sukati

Ms Mmathabo Sukati


Chief Audit Executive
 Year joined Transnet: 2013

Qualifications

B Com Accounting

Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting

B Com (Hons) Accounting

MBA

Chartered Accountant – CA (SA)

Institution

University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town

University of Pretoria

 

 

Area of expertise

Accounting and Auditing

Risk Management

Governance and Compliance

Finance

Strategy and Performance Monitoring

Nokuthula

Ms Nokuthula Khumalo


Group Company Secretary
 Year joined Transnet: 2012

Qualifications

Admitted Attorney

BProc

Master of Laws (LLM), Environmental Law

Institution

North Gauteng High Court of South Africa

University of Kwazulu Natal

University of Arbedeen

Area of expertise

Strategic Planning

Corporate Governance

Litigation

Contract Negotiation

Risk Management

Public Policy

Shulami Qalinge

Ms Shulami Qalinge


Group Executive Strategy
 Year joined Transnet: 1994

Qualifications

MBA

Diploma in Industrial Engineering

Professional Coaching Course

Strategic Leadership Programme

Breakthrough Programme for Senior Executives

Institution

De Montfort University

Nelson Mandela University

University of Cape Town

Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

International Institute for Management Development (IMD)

Area of expertise

Operations

Supply Chain Management

Strategic Planning

Performance Monitoring and Diagnostic

Project Management

Leadership

Coaching