Directors

  • NKULULEKO SOWAZI

    NKULULEKO SOWAZI

    Chairman
    Qualifications:
    BA (United States Int’l University), MA (UCLA)

    Nkululeko is the chairman of KTH and in 2001 was a co-founder of the Tiso Group.
    He is also chairman of Tiso Blackstar Group (South Africa) and co-chairman of Tiso Investment Holdings. He has over 20 years’ experience in investment and operational management. Nkululeko serves as a director on the boards of Grindrod, Actom Investment Holdings, Vanguard Group (Ghana) and Idwala Industrial Holdings. He also serves as a director and trustee on a few not-for-profit institutions including the Tiso Foundation, Housing for HiV Foundation (Washington DC) and the Home Loan Guarantee Company. He has previously served on a number of JSE listed companies including Exxaro, Litha Healthcare Holdings and Aveng.

  • PABALLO MAKOSHOLO

    PABALLO MAKOSHOLO

    Chief Executive Officer

    Position:
    Chief Executive Officer
  • TSHEPO SETSHEDI

    TSHEPO SETSHEDI

    Chief Financial Officer
    Position:
    Chief Financial Officer
  • DAVID ADOMAKOH

    DAVID ADOMAKOH

    Non-executive director
    Qualifications:
    BSc (Econs) Hons (London School of Economics), Diplome de Langue et de Civilisation (La Sorbonne, Universite de Paris)

    David is co-chairman of Tiso Investment Holdings, a co-founder of the Tiso Group and served as its group managing director. He is a former director of Chase Manhattan, London; head of the Chase Manhattan Bank, Southern Africa; executive director of Robert Fleming South Africa; and head of Africa Corporate Finance at JP Morgan. He currently serves as a non-executive director of KTH, and chairman of its Investment Committee. He also serves as a non-executive director of Nedbank and Nedbank Group Limited.
    His experience spans 25 years in executive management and investment banking, and includes principal investing, corporate and project finance advisory work, debt capital raising, and financial derivatives in a number of countries predominantly in Africa and Europe. He previously served on the boards of a number of South African, Nigerian and Ghanaian companies. He is a founder trustee of the TisoFoundation, and a World Fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award.

  • REV FRANK CHIKANE

    REV FRANK CHIKANE

    Non-executive director
    Position:
    Non-executive director
  • STEPHAN CROUSE

    STEPHAN CROUSE

    Non-executive director
    Qualifications:
    CA (SA), B Acc, B Acc (hons)
  • KHOLIWE MAKHOHLISO

    KHOLIWE MAKHOHLISO

    Non-executive director
    Position:
    Non-executive director
  • Andrew Maralack

    ANDREW MARALACK

    Non-executive director (Alternate)
    Qualifications:
    N/A
  • DEAN ZWO NEVHUTALU

    DEAN ZWO NEVHUTALU

    Non-executive director
    Qualifications:
    Diploma in theology, bachelor of theology; Honours in theology, LLB, LLB masters and certificates in Project Management, Effective Director Management and Public Finance Management Act

    Dean Zwo Nevhutalu is currently the chairperson of KT and has been involved with KT since 1986. He is a pastor by profession and has spent a number of years working as the superintendent general of the Limpopo Provincial Department of Education. He has an in-depth knowledge of the political landscape of education in South Africa. Dean Zwo has acted as chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission in Limpopo Province, as chairperson of the Institute of Contextual Theology and Educational Aid Programme, Transvaal branch. His involvement in community programmes includes being chairperson of Ecumenical Confessing Fellowship and Educational Aid Programme. He was also involved in the monitoring of the DRC presidential elections. He is a member of the National Project Consolidate Advisory Working Group, chairperson of Kagiso Trust Consultancy and served on the boards of Transitional National Development Trust, CODESA, and Mulweli Counselling Centre.

  • Babalwa Ngonyama

    BABALWA NGONYAMA

    Non-executive director

    Qualifications:
    N/A
  • SHAMS PATHER

    SHAMS PATHER

    Non-executive director, independent

    Qualifications:
    B Bus Sci, MBA, B Com (Hons) in Business Data Processing

    Shams career included being an Investment analyst for Norwich Union Life Assurance (1973 – 1975) and AGM (Investments), Colonial Mutual Life (1975 – 1987). He was an executive director (Investments) of Southern Life Assoc. (1987 – 1996), and executive director of Real Africa Holdings of Real Africa Asset Management (chief executive 1996 – 2003). Shams currently serves as the non-executive chairman of Coronation Fund Managers Limited and the Centre for Proteomics and Genomics Research, and as a non-executive director of Oceana Group and Lungisa Holdings. He is a Trustee for the University of Cape Town (UCT) Foundation, Ukukhula Trust (UCT), Imvula Trust (Coronation) and a member of the Joint Investment Council at UCT.

  • PIETER UYS

    PIETER UYS

    Non-executive director (Alternate)

    Qualifications:
    BSc Engineering, MBA

    Pieter, has been a member of the management board at Remgro since 1 April 2013 and served as chief executive officer of Vodacom Group, from 2008 to 2012. Pieter serves on various boards including DarkFibre Africa, Grindrod, Grindrod Bank, Seacom and Mediclinic International Limited.

  • ANDREW BONAMOUR

    ANDREW BONAMOUR

    Non-executive director (Alternate)

    Qualifications:
    N/A
  • MZOMHLE NYENJANA

    MZOMHLE NYENJANA

    Non-executive director (Alternate)

    Qualifications:
    N/A