Lucio Trentini

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Trentini is the Chief Executive Officer at SEIFSA. He has been with SEIFSA since 1990 and over the last three decades he has gained extensive experience in the metals and engineering industries and has developed sound working relationships with all industry stakeholders.

Mr Trentini represents employers in the metals and engineering sector on various institutions and statutory bodies and is the lead negotiator in the metals and engineering industry wage negotiating team. He holds a BA in Economics & Industrial Psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of the Witwatersrand and Graduate School of Business Administration respectively. He also holds an Expert Negotiator Certificate issued by the Gordon Institute of Business Science.

(t) 011 298 9414

Tafadzwa (Taffie) Chibanguza

Chief Operating Officer

Tafadzwa (Taffie) Chibanguza joined SEIFSA on the 1st of March 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. He was previously employed as an Economist at the Minerals Council South Africa. Prior to the mining sector, he worked as a Senior Economist at SEIFSA and a Technical Wealth and Investment Analyst at Rand Merchant Bank.

In the mining and metal sectors his broad focus areas include formulation of mineral, industrial policy, and micro/macro-economic impact assessment modelling.

He holds a Bcom Economics and Econometrics degree from the University of Johannesburg, a Bcom (Honours) Degree in Economic Policy from the University of Witwatersrand, and a Master of Commerce Degree in Economic Policy from the University of Witwatersrand and is scheduled to complete a Master of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand in 2022.

(t) 011 298 9432

Nuraan Alli

Marketing Communications and Sales

Nuraan Alli is an accomplished marketing and communications professional with 20+ years of experience in various industries. She has a strong track record in designing and implementing successful marketing and sales campaigns, managing stakeholder relationships, and facilitating business growth. Nuraan has held senior positions in both the public and private sectors, including Deputy Director of a government organization and various marketing management roles. Her core skills include stakeholder relations, team leadership, market research, and financial acumen. Nuraan holds a postgraduate diploma in business administration and has completed several courses in management and international trade.

(t) 011 298 9436

Mariaan De Jager

Finance Executive

Mariaan De Jager has been employed by SEIFSA since 2015. She hold a  BCompt Degree for UNISA, and has more than 20 years of experience in the Accounting and Finance fields.

Previously , she has worked for Chubb Security  in various financial positions including  Accountant, Branch Admin Manager, Regional Financial Manager Assistant. Prior to that she worked at South African Meat Industry Company and International Meat Quality Assurance as Accountant

(t) 011 298 9431

Vuyiswa Miya-Mokwana

Industrial Relations Executive

Vuyiswa Miya is the Industrial Relations Executive at SEIFSA. She is an Admitted Attorney with extensive experience in handling matters pertaining to contractual disputes, drafting contracts, providing legal advice, appearing in the CCMA and bargaining councils, prosecuting and chairing disciplinary hearing. She holds an LLB degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law, both from the University of Johannesburg. She has facilitated lectures on Labour Dispute Resolution for aspiring candidate legal practitioners. From time to time she also participates in the annual case law update seminar presented by a leading labour institute.

(t) 011 298 9413 (e)

Zizile Lushaba

Human Capital and skills Development Executive

Zizile Lushaba is a Human Capital specialist and enthusiast with good all round Human Resources expertise. She has close to a decade of successful experience in the Human Resources spectrum, flowing from her role as Human Resources Business Partner at Scaw Metals. She has worked in various Scaw Metals business units ranging from the Training & Development Division, Grinding Media, Rolled Products, Distribution Network as well as the Wire & Strand business unit.

Zizile holds the following qualifications: BCom (Industrial Psychology), BCom Honours (Industrial Psychology) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) from MANCOSA.