MS THANDIWE ZULU
Thandiwe Zulu worked for the Black Sash as Paralegal Caseworker between August 1997 and October 1999. She rejoined the organization in June 2007 as Regional Manager for the Gauteng office, responsible for Gauteng, North West and Limpopo. Thandiwe holds a Social Work Degree from the University of the Western Cape, a Diploma in Labour Relations (Damelin College), a Certificate in Industrial Relations (Wits Business School) and a Certificate in Business Management (UNISA- School of Management).
MR MICHAEL LAWRENCE
Michael Lawrence is the Executive Director of The National Clothing Retail Federation (NCRF). He represents the NCRF on various entities including at Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and the National Economic and Development Council (NEDLAC). Michael also serves as a director on several Commercial Boards, including Businesses in Civils Construction and Power Systems.
CONSUMER BODY REPRESENTATIVES
MR CLIF JOHNSTON – SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL CONSUMER UNION
Clif Johnston holds a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and, during his long career at SABS, was involved in all aspects of standardization and conformity assessment. He served as Vice-President of the Geneva-based International Electro-technical Commission (IEC). He is currently Vice Chairman, South African National Consumer Union.
VACANCY CREATED BY THE RESIGNATION OF MR THAMI BOLANI NATIONAL CONSUMER FORUM
MR GWAREGA MANGOZHE – CONSUMER GOODS COUNCIL SOUTH AFRICA
Gwarega joined the CGCSA from International Mueller Chemicals Distribution, where he served as Financial Director since 2010. He is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002.He completed his MBA as well as an Executive Development Programme at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).
MR NISHAAN PURSAD – TIGER BRANDS
Nishaan Pursad is a seasoned Enterprise-wide Risk Management professional with over 21 years experience in the consulting, audit, risk management and forensic industry. Nishaan has spent the latter thirteen years of his career as the Chief Audit Executive of SABMiller Africa and most recently as the Director of Internal Audit and Risk at Tiger Brands Limited. Nishaan has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
MR RAVI PILLAY – Nestlé
Ravi is currently Corporate Affairs Director at Nestlé. Prior to that he was Area Business Manager and National Distributor Manager at Nestlė South Africa. Before joining Nestlė, he served as Commercial Attaché – Switzerland, with the Department of Trade and Industry. He holds an MBA, International Business from Eastern Illinois University.
MS DEBRAH MULLER – Pick n Pay
Debra was admitted as an attorney in 1988. From 1994 she assisted Pick n Pay as a legal consultant and was appointed in 2006 as in-house legal adviser, working with contractual and compliance issues. Appointed as Company Secretary to the Pick n Pay Group in 2010. Debra also heads up the legal department.
MS NOZUKO MXUNYELWA
Nozuko has been MD & Consultant at NH Corporate Legal Consultancy since 2009. Prior to that she was Legal Advisor and Compliance Manager of Pareto Limited and Group Legal Advisor & Company Secretary of J & J Group. She holds the qualifications BA, LLB and HDip Company Law (Wits), Corporate Law.