BOARD MEMBERS

Dude TradePort Corporation's Board members are responsible for driving

the organisation towards a sustainable future by implementing policies

designed to promote healthy and ethical governance practices and sound

financial management, thus creating a framework capable of enabling the

organisation to meet its economic development mandate. 

BOARD MEMBERS

Dude TradePort Corporation's Board members are

responsible for driving the organisation towards a

sustainable future by implementing policies designed

to promote healthy and ethical governance practices

and sound financial management, thus creating a

framework capable of enabling the organisation to

meet its economic development mandate. 

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Mr Paulos Ngcobo

Deputy Board Chairperson

Mr Ngcobo has developed extensive business experience and expertise in the industrialisation, manufacturing and labour sectors, having participated in many major investment and construction projects.

Against this business background, Mr Ngcobo applies a wealth of knowledge to the Board of Dube TradePort Corporation.

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Ms Hlengiwe Makhathini

Investment Committee Chairperson

Ms Makhathini, a qualified Chartered Accountant, has a long history of occupying a wide range of positions in both the private and public sectors.

Her business skills and experience in support of entrepreneurial and business development augers well for the role she plays as Chairperson of Dube TradePort Corporation's Investment Committee, a critical Sub-Committee of the Board.

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Mr Siyabonga Nene

Board Member

Mr Nene has enjoyed a long and successful role in public service, from grass-roots to national levels.

He has also been closely involved in a plethora of highly successful youth empowerment programmes. As a board member of Dube TradePort Corporation, the wide-ranging experience and expertise he brings with him adds considerable value to the organisation.

 

 

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Mr Velenkosini Mtshali

Audit and Risk Committee Member

Mr Mtshali is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Auditor and the Director of a private accounting firm.

His professional status and business acumen serves him well as a highly valued member of Dube TradePort Corporation's Audit and Risk Committee, a vitally important Sub-Committee of the Board.

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Dr Bridgette Gasa-Toboti

Board Chairperson

Dr Gasa-Toboti has 26 years experience as a built environment specialist and is an expert in both local and international construction management

She has played an integral role in numerous infrastructure projects and, as the Managing Director of a number of private enterprises, brings exceptional business acumen to Dube TradePort Corporation's Board.

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Mr Zahid Fakey

Audit and Risk Committee member

Mr Fakey, a Chartered Accountant and Registered Auditor, is the director of a number of private institutions, inclusive of Al Baraka Bank.

His extensive experience and financial expertise enables him to play a major role in the deliberations of Dube TradePort Corporation's Audit and Risk Committee, a Sub-Committee of the Board.   

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Ms Nokhana Moerane

Board Member

Ms Moerane boasts extensive experience in public administration and brings these skills and abilities to the Board of Dube TradePort Corporation.

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Mr Mpumelelo Zikalala

Board Member

Mr Zikalala is a lawyer and serial entrepreneur.

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Mr Themba Ndlovu

Board Member

Mr Ndlovu is an established and accomplished entrepreneur with holdings in a range of business sectors.

His business acumen and entrepreneurial insights play a key role in his work on Dube TradePort Corporation's Board.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

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Ayesha Swalah

Chief Financial Officer

Ayesha Swalah is the Chief Financial Officer; she is responsible for ensuring sound financial management of the organisation and has guided Dube TradePort Corporation to clean audits for the last decade.

 

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Owen Mungwe

Executive: Development, Planning and Infrastructure, Dube TradePort Corporation. 

Owen Mungwe is the Development, Planning and Infrastructure, Executive within Dube TradePort Corporation. He drives the planning and development of new infrastructure projects, as well as ensuring the environmental compliance of

Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone’s developments.

Owen has also been instrumental in leading the development of the Durban Aerotropolis Master Plan.  Which set to create a smart city around Durban’s King Shaka International Airport, that will cover an area of 32 000ha’s and create an estimated 750 000 job opportunities over the next

50-years.

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Hamish Erskine

Chief Executive Officer

Hamish Erskine is the Chief Executive Officer of Dube TradePort Corporation, the driver of the Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone, which is developing a world-class manufacturing and air logistics platform around King Shaka International Airport that forms the heart of the emerging Durban Aerotropolis, of which Dube TradePort is the implementing agent. 

Mr Erskine also serves as the co-Chair of the KwaZulu-Natal Route Development Committee (Durban Direct), which is responsible for attracting new airlines to fly directly into Durban, enabling greater global connectivity for both passengers and airfreight.

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Mlibo Bantwini

Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone, Executive Dube AgriZone and Dube Cargo Terminal

Mlibo Bantwini is the Dube AgriZone and Dube Cargo Terminal Executive within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone. 

The work of the Dube AgriZone, he works to stimulate the growth of KwaZulu-Natal’s high-value perishables sector, while through the Dube Cargo Terminal he has a valuable role in facilitating a key connection into global supply chains for perishables and other time-sensitive high-value goods.

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Kaya Ngqaka

 Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Ngqaka is Chief Operations Officer, at Dube TradePort Corporation operator of the Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone. He is responsible for the implementation of the Special Economic Zone, investment attraction, One Stop Shop, commercial property development, and property operations.

Mr. Ngqaka has a Master in Economics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (PMB).

He began his career teaching economics at the Walter Sisulu and Pretoria Universities respectively, thereafter spent the bulk of his career in government, first with National Treasury and the Department of Transport followed by Department of Trade and Industry (the DTI), where he led the development of South Africa’s policy and legislative framework on the Special Economic Zones. During his tenure at the DTI, he was also involved in the formulation of the Special Economic Zone Fund, the development of the One Stop Shop Model and the management of incentive programmes that have attracted over R 70 billion investments into South Africa.    

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Nolufefe Ali

Executive, Corporate Services, Dube TradePort Corporation. 

Nolufefe Ali is the Corporate Services Executive; for Dube TradePort Corporation her strategic and operational knowledge within various industries, that align with the Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone’s priority sectors, which includes Automotive and the Electronics bring valuable experience to the organization.

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