Date Of Birth: 20 December 1973

Service with JDA:  17 April 2019 to date

Qualifications:  Master of Laws (LLM) Socio-economic Rights; B Proc; H Dip Tax Law; Post Grad Dip on Drafting & Interpretation of Contracts.

Experience: Mr. Ntanga is a director at Ntanga Nkuhlu Incorporated a position he has held since 2010 Key areas of strength include: Due diligence; labour law, magistrate and high court litigation; commercial litigation; giving opinion and advising on tax matters; drafting legislation and statutory regulations; company secretarial; administrative compliance and governance.

With a legal career spanning nearly two decades, Mr. Ntanga also has extensive experience on carrying out duties on various boards which include serving as a director at Langa Attorneys from November 2007. Mr. Ntanga previously served on the Johannesburg Social Housing Company (JOSHCO) and Johannesburg Property Company (JPC) as a non-executive director.

Other boards on which the individual serves:  

Advisory Board Member at Musa Kubu Fund; Director at Ntanga Nkuhlu Incorporated and is a Trustee at KTVR (a Bus Rapid Transit System in Ekurhuleni).

Date Of Birth: N/A

Service with JDA:  17 April 2019 to date

Qualifications: Master’s in Business Administration (MBA); Post Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership; Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

Experience: Ms. Jensma’s areas of expertise include Relationship Management, Infrastructure development, Business Development, Project Management, Credit & Risk Analysis. Extensive exposure has been attained in Governance, Infrastructure revitalization, Development Finance Operations.

Ms. Jensma has held various leadership positions within the private and public sector locally as well as within the SADC region.

Stieneke has served as Board Chair of Thembani International Guarantee Fund; Shared Interest International Board President-Ecumenical Church Loan Fund (ECLOF); Board member of the Microfinance working group in Mozambique; Secretary of World University Service (WUS) Swaziland and was also a member of Microfinance Technical Task Team South Africa (2010).

Other boards on which the individual serves: None

Date Of Birth: 28 June 1963

Service with JDA:  17 April 2019 to date

Qualifications: BA Administration majoring in Business Management and Public Administration, National Diploma: Police Administration, Diploma: Criminal Justice and Forensic Auditing, Diploma: Industrial Relations, Diploma: Human Resource Management.

Experience: Mr. Peters is a Director at KTA Cooperative and has served as an Executive Manager: Strategy Risk and Business Development at Touch Africa Telecoms. He also served as a member of the South African Police Service (SAPS) for 29 years and 10 months and as a Senior Manager (Brigadier) for the period from September 2004 to February 2014.

Mr. Peters as a senior manager has gained vast knowledge; experience and skills in management within the public sector; strategic planning; policy making and governance.

Other boards on which the individual serves: None

Date Of Birth: 4th April 1955

Service with JDA:  2017 to date

Qualifications:  PrTech Eng (Civil), BCom Economics (Honours), BCom in Economics, Post Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Experience:  Mr. Steyn owned and managed his own Consulting Engineering Company before entering politics full time in 1999. As a Cllr/MPL/MP in the Opposition Party, Mr Steyn gained extensive experience in strategic management, public policy finances and planning.

He is knowledgeable in the areas of administrative procedures applicable to the Public Sector, as a result of his 12 years’ experience as Shadow Minister of Human Settlements in particular, which provided him with in-depth knowledge of the housing environment and associated developmental drivers to achieve happy and productive communities.

Mr. Steyn’s experience in the Public and Private Sectors has provided him with sound operational management experience, relationship building and people management skills.

Other boards on which the individual serves:

Member of Ministerial Enquiry: Human Settlements

Consultant on Business Development, Tender Services for Entrepreneurs and Project Management

Consultant for Property Management Companies and Body Corporates on Sectional Title Amendment Act and related matters

Date Of Birth: 26 July 1974

Service with JDA:  17 April 2019 to date

Qualifications:  PhD, MA Urban Planning, M. Architecture and Urban Design, BA Computer Science and Sociology.

Experience: Dr Karuri-Sebina has 20 years of experience working on issues of public sector governance, with the focus on the built environment, as well as over a decade in both executive and non-executive roles in various boards and committees. She has the capacity to engage both strategically and operationally, having managed multi-million Rand programmes in South Africa over the past decade in various-sized public-interest organisations, with ample exposure to the public sector administrative and regulatory environment.

In recent years, Dr Karuri-Sebina has been involved in designing and evaluating public sector policies and programmes in sectors including urban development, infrastructure and service delivery, science & technology, and land reform. She oversaw “state of cities reporting” through South African Cities Network for half a decade, and has advised, lectured and written on development and innovation topics locally and internationally.

Other boards on which the individual serves:

AfricaLICS Scientific Board Member

PlanAct NGO Board Member

Southern African Node of the Millennium Project NPO Board of Directors

University of Johannesburg Town and Regional Planning Industry Advisory Board Member

UCT / Nedbank Urban Real Estate Research Unit Advisory Board

Wits University School of Architecture and Planning Advisory Board

Monash School South Africa IT Academic Advisory Group

CSIR Built Environment Unit Research Advisory Panel

Lifeboat Foundation Advisory Board (Futurists and Social Factors Boards)

Date Of Birth: 14 May 1974

Service with JDA:  2014 to date

Qualifications:  Charted Accountant (SA), BCom Hon degree, BCom degree

Experience:   Mr. Govender is a Charted Accountant (SA) and has extensive financial experience of 21 years. Over the years he has been involved in public sector governance structures and currently serves as an independent member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Gauteng Gambling Board (PFMA).

Mr. Govender is also involved in a management consulting business and his key areas of strength include, Transaction Advisory Services, SMME Business Supports, Business Planning, Strategic Planning, Accounting related services, financial modelling, business performance and process analysis.

Over a five year period Mr. Govender was at the Office of the Auditor-General, where he was involved in the statutory audit of various National and Provincial Departments, Municipalities, Statuary Bodies and Public Entities.

Other boards on which the individual serves:

Audit and Risk Committee – Gauteng Gambling Board

Non-Executive Chairperson – Makkinktech (PTY) LTD

Date Of Birth: 9 May 1976

Service with JDA:  2014 to date

Qualifications:  BSc (QS), MSc (QS), MRICS

Experience:   Panos Zagaretos is a Director at Tenurey BSM and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (“RICS”). He served as a Senior Manager: Investments at the Public Investment Corporation Property Division, heading the Investments Division. He was instrumental in developing, implementing and managing the property investment strategy of the Government Employees Pension Fund.

Mr. Zagaretos headed the team that acquired properties to a value in excess of ZAR23 billion most notably, the acquisitions of the V&A Waterfront and Pareto in 2011. Panos was also responsible for the development of a number of retail and commercial properties nationally and internationally. He has served on the Board of Directors of various property companies in his capacity as a shareholder representative. Panos specializes in strategic advisory, mergers and acquisitions, asset management and development management.

Other boards on which the individual serves:

Non-executive Director of Pareto Limited

Non-executive Director of CBS Property Group

Non-executive Director of Community Property Company

Non-executive Director of ACSA JIA Piazza Park (PTY) LTD

Date Of Birth: 29 May 1981

Service with JDA:  17 April 2019 to date

Qualifications:  Master of Business Administration (MBA), B Tech Civil Engineering (Transport), Certificates in Programme and Project Management

Experience:   With over sixteen years of experience in planning, managing and supervising civil engineering projects both urban and rural areas Mr. Sambo where he was in constant interaction with engineering consultants, contractors and all stakeholders involved in projects I am the right candidate for the position. He has experience working for government institutions where he was exposed to treasury regulations and all other public administration policies and regulations.

Mr. Sambo has held numerous positions within the public sector heading up infrastructure capital projects. He has worked with state owned entities such as PRASA, Roads Agency Limpopo, Gautrain, City of Tshwane, Spoornet as well as private construction company Grinaker LTA and also worked in private.

Other boards on which the individual serves:  None

Date Of Birth: 29 June 1980

Service with JDA:  2016 to date

Qualifications:  MSc Finance & Financial Law, CIS Qualification (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators)

Experience: Ms. Onuoka has experience in corporate governance particularly in the roles she has occupied as Company Secretary with the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller, Lonmin Platinum as well as her role as statutory consultant with KPMG.

Other boards on which the individual serves: Nako Iliso; Metropolitan Trading Company

Date Of Birth: 14 June 1974

Service with JDA:  2018 to date

Qualifications:  MCom Finance, Part II Final Qualifying Exam (Qualifies as CA (SA)), (SAICA); Part I Final Qualifying Exam (Qualifies as CA (SA)), Post-graduate Certificate in Auditing.

Experience:   Zukisani Samsam is currently a Senior Manager-Pricing Unit at Standard Bank – Structured debt finance division. The previous positions held were, Head Office Financial Accounting Manager at Eskom Enterprises (Pty) Ltd, Technical Assistant to Group Manager: Financial Services at De Beers Consolidated Mines, Audit Manager at Standard Bank Group Internal Audit, Junior Audit Clerk at Price Water House Coopers.

Other boards on which the individual serves:  None