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President and Board Chairman
Elias Monage is the Executive Chairman of Arabela Holdings (Pty) Ltd and Afika Holdings (Pty) Ltd. He is a member of the BRICS Business Council South Africa and has been Convener of the Black Business Council at NEDLAC and as the President of CAPES.
Mr Monage obtained a degree in Insolvency Law and Practice at Rand Afrikaans University (now known as the University of Johannesburg). He has also studied Telecommunication, Regulation Policy and Management at the University of the Witwatersrand and holds a qualification in Executive Coaching from the University of California in Berkeley.
Nonhlanhla Ngwenya is the Managing Director of MphoNo Energies and a Board Member at KSB Pumps & Valves (Pty) Ltd. She has 16 years’ experience in senior management positions in the electrical and technology fields and nine years as a Non-Executive Director on various Boards.
Ms Ngwenya holds a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Technology degree, both from Pretoria Technikon (now the Tshwane University of Technology), as well as a Management Development Programme Diploma, a BSc Honours in Technology Management and an MSc in Technology Management, all from the University of Pretoria.
Andrea Moz is the Chief Executive Officer of Auto Industrial Group. He has 23 years’ experience in senior management positions in the metals and related industries.
A Chartered Accountant, Mr Moz holds a B.Com degree, with majors in Accounting, Business Economics and Commercial Law, from the University of the Witwatersrand and a B.Compt. Honours degree in Management Accounting, Taxation, Auditing and Information Systems from the University of South Africa.
Tumi Tsehlo is the Chief Executive Officer of Dynamic Fluid Control (Pty) Ltd. He has 23 years’ experience in senior management positions in the electrical and technology fields, was the Managing Director of the South African Mint Company for seven years and has served on various other Boards.
Mr Tsehlo holds a BSc degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, an MSc in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand and an MBA from the University of Cape Town.
Ernst Volschenk is a Shareholder and the Operations Director at Reinforcing Steel Contractors (Pty) Ltd. He holds a B.Com degree from the University of Pretoria and a Managers’ Programme Diploma from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.
Mr Volschenk has almost three decades’ experience in senior management and related positions in the agricultural, mining, construction and export sectors.
Volschenk has 27 years’ experience in senior management and related positions
in the agricultural, mining, construction and export sectors. In 2012, Mr
Volschenk became a shareholder and Operations Director of Reinforcing Steel
Holdings (Pty) Ltd. Mr Volschenk has also served on the SAIC Board and was
appointed the Chairperson of the CEA in 2020.
Honey Mamabolo is the Managing Director of The South African Mint Company (RF) (PTY) Ltd. She was previously Chief Executive Officer of Thebe Unico and has 20 years’ experience across various economic sectors, including mining, retail banking, energy, development finance and manufacturing.
Ms Mamabolo holds a B.Eng degree from the University of Pretoria and Certificates in Project Directing (PM Ideas), Strategy and Change Management (Regenesys Business School) and Financial Management (University of South Africa).
Ryan Haynes is a Human Resources Practitioner at Frigoglass South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
Mr Haynes holds a National Diploma in Human Resources Management from the Tygerberg Institution (University of Stellenbosch), a Management Development Programme Diploma from the University of Stellenbosch and a Diploma in Professional Development Assessment from BIOSS.
He has 16 years of experience in managerial positions, including in corporate governance and transformation.
Director and Chairman of various companies within and outside the M&E Industry
Actom Group Chief Executive Officer
Allied Steelrode (Pty) Ltd Group Chief Executive
Chief Executive Officer
Lucio Trentini joined SEIFSA in 1990 as an Industrial Relations Advisor. Over the last two decades, he has been involved at management and executive level at SEIFSA and has been actively involved in the leadership of the federation.
A key member of the metal and engineering industry wage negotiating team, Trentini holds a BA in Economics and Industrial Psychology, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of the Witwatersrand and the Graduate School of Business Administration respectively. He also holds an Expert Negotiator Certificate issued by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).