Email this to a friend Print this page More...

Board members

Mr Mawethu Cawe
Mr Mawethu Cawe
Acting Chairperson of the Board of USAASA
Acting Chairperson of the Board of USAASA

Current Position(s):

  • Acting Chairperson of the Board of USAASA
  • Owner & Managing Director of Amawethu Farming and Investments, from April 2013

Qualifications, including degrees, diplomas and certifications:

  • University of Fort Hare: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communications,
  • University of The Witwatersrand: Certificate in Industrial Relations (CPIR),
  • University of South Africa( UNISA): Advanced Diploma in Labour Law
  • University of The Witwatersrand: Post-Graduate Diploma (Human Resources)
  • University of The Witwatersrand: Master in Management
  • University of The Witwatersrand: Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

Work history:

  • Group Executive: HR and Transformation at Times Media from 1998 - March 2013
  • Senior HR manager at Technikon SA, 1995 - 1997
  • Group HR Senior Consultant at Vodacom from 1993 – 1995
  • Head of HR Gauteng at Nestle from 1991 – 1993
  • HR practitioner at Anglo American from 1985 – 1991

 Mr Cawe also participate in various rural developments projects to help improve the lives of rural communities, throughout his career.

Adv. Lungelwa Shandu
Adv. Lungelwa Shandu
Board member of USAASA
Board member of USAASA

Current Position(s):

  • Board member of USAASA
  • Board member of Firearms Appeal Board – Ministry of Police

 Part- Time ArbitratorandPanellistforthefollowinginstitutions:

 Commission for Conciliation and Arbitration (CCMA) (from 2006 to date)

  • Safety and Security Sectoral Bargaining Council(SSSBC) (from 2007 to 2015)
  • Estate Agency Affairs Board Presiding Officer (disciplinary hearings) (2008)
  • Facilitator at Elias Matsoaledi Local Municipality (Industrial Relations (IR) Workshop (2008)
  • National Wood and Paper Sectoral Bargaining Council (from 2007 to 2012)
  • Motor Industry Bargaining Council (from 2010 to 2013)
  • Labour Law Advisor & Disciplinary Hearings Investigator at the Department of Housing (Gauteng) (from 2008 to 2010)
  • UNISA Presiding Officer (disciplinary hearings) (2014)
  • TOKISO Dispute Settlement (from 2011 to date)

 Qualifications, including degrees, diplomas and certifications:

  • Institution: University of Durban Westville - Post Graduate Qualification: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Graduate Qualification -Baccalaureus Procurationis (B Proc)
  • Institution: University of Witwatersrand: Masters in Public Policy Management (Incomplete)
  • Institution - Kettering Foundation, Dayton - Ohio USA Certificate - Deliberative Democracy
  • Institution: Voice Clinic Certificate - Voice training for public speaking
  • Institution: CCMA - Certificate- Substantive Law, Conciliation, Jurisdictional Rulings, Managing Dismissals and Arbitration 1&2
  • Institution: PALAMA – Certificate (Conduct Outcomes based Assessment)
  • Institution: Siyanqoba – Certificate (Training Facilitator)

 Work history:

  • Consultant at Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) from August 2005 - October 2005
  • Policy Advisor: Youth Development and Gender Policy Framework at e-Thekwini Municipality from June 2005- August 2005
  • Project Manager: Legal- Multimedia Unit, Research Development and Production at the Department of Communications from March 2003 to 2005
  • Legal   Advisor and Researcher (Task Team) at Bop TV/Channel Africa Restructuring and Regional Television - Department of Communications from October 2001 - November 2002
  • Member of the KwaZulu Natal Minibus Taxi Appeals Tribunal from September 2003 to 2006
  • Member of Durban Bar of Advocates and Practicing Advocate of the High Court of South Africa from 2000 May - 2002 July
  • Human Resources Officer at Nestle South Africa New Germany, Kwa Zulu Natal from May 1999 - December 1999
  • Coordinator: Mentorship and Orientation Programme at University of Durban Westville from January 1998 - March 1999
Mr Nqandela Nqabekaya
Mr Nqandela Nqabekaya
Board member of USAASA
Board member of USAASA

Current Position(s):

  • Executive Chairman – Amazotsho Investment Holdings (PTY) Ltd.
  • Board member of USAASA
  • Council Member of Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)
  • Chairperson of Eastcape Midlands College Governing Council
  • Council Member of North-West University   

 Qualifications, including degrees, diplomas and certifications:

  • Milpark Business School: Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology: National Diploma: Electrical Engineering
  • University of Witwatersrand: Certificate in Convergence and New Media in the information Society
  • University of Witwatersrand: Certificate in Telecommunication Policy, Regulation and Management
  • University of Pretoria: Programme in Project Management

 Work history:

  • Administrator at Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA) April 2013 – September 2015
  •  

Chief of Staff Ministry of Higher Education and Training July 2009 – March 2013

  • Senior Manager : Business Development at Smile Commination from November 2007 – June 2009
  • Solution Development Executive at Eclipse Multiplay from May 2007 –October 2007
  • Senior Manager: Business Development at Electronic Communications Security (COMSEC) from November 2006 – April 2007
  • Director: Planning and Foresight at the Presidential National Commission on Information Society and Development (PNC on ISAD) from February 2005 – October 2006
  • Project Analyst for MTN Group: Strategic Investment (Secondment) from November 2004 – January 2005
  • Assisted with Regulatory Affairs at Orbicom from June 2003 – January 2005
  • Project Manager: Engineering Solutions and Project at Orbicom from June 2003 – October 2004
  • Technician : Terrestrial Operations Department at Orbicom from January 2000 – May 2003
Ms Tshegofatso Maloka CA (SA)
Ms Tshegofatso Maloka CA (SA)
Board member of USAASA
Board member of USAASA

Current Position(s):

  • Board member of USAASA
  • Director and Founder of the following companies: Ponagatso ya Botlhale (Pty) Ltd and Botlhale Services (Pty) Ltd      

 Qualifications, including degrees, diplomas and certifications:

  • University of Witwatersrand: B Com Accounting
  • University of Natal: B Com honours Chartered Accountant

 Work history:

 

  • Senior Finance Manager at RMBCorporateBanking from October 2011 – January 2015
  • FinancialManagerinPersonalandBusinessBanking at standard Bank from February 2010 – October 2011
  • Assistant manager in Business Finance in Sales & Service at MTN from November 2007 – January 2010
  • Accountant at KPMG from March 2004 – September 2007