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Human Resources and Remuneration Committee

Two non-executive directors make up the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee. The committee makes recommendations to the Board on matters including general staff policy, remuneration, bonuses, Directors’ fees, services contracts and other employee benefits.

Appointed: 2000 (HRRC Member); 2004 (HRRC Chairperson)

Jan de Bruyn was Chair of the Manufacturing Development Board of the dti since inception in 1993 until it closed down in 2017.

De Bruyn has served on, and in many cases chaired, the boards of leading South African corporates, including Algorax, Gencor, Hulett Aluminium and Saldanha Steel, as well as the Small Business Development Corporation (now Business Partners), the Council of the Technikon Witwatersrand (now part of the University of Johannesburg and the executive of the Afrikaans Handelsinstituut (AHI). He is also a trustee of the Asbesrus Relief Trust.

Appointed: 2000

Dr Paul Jourdan is an independent consultant on resource-based and spatial development strategies, working across several African states as well as for SADC, the AU and UNECA. As Deputy Director-General in charge of Special Projects at the dti, Jourdan was responsible for the establishment of the IDZ programme, with the Coega IDZ and CDC as pioneer projects. Later, as CEO of Mintek, he contributed to minerals beneficiation growth strategies, including the planning of the metallurgical cluster at Coega.

He is on the Board of the GGDA (Gauteng Growth and Development Agency), the CEO of MEMSA (Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa) and a visiting Professor at Wits (SEBS; Development Economics).

Dr Jourdan holds a BSc in Geology and a BA in African Government from UCT; a Postgraduate Diploma in Exploration Geophysics from ITC (in the Netherlands) in Delft; an MSc in Mineral Economics, and MSc in Mineral Policy from Wits University; and a PhD in Politics from Leeds University.


Appointed: 2019

Dr Monde Mnyande is an Independent Consultant offering Strategic Advisory Services to key clients in the public and private sectors, both nationally and internationally. He currently serves as: the Chairperson of the Board for the Central Energy Fund (CEF) SOC. Group and a Committee Member for both its Social, Ethics & Governance Committee and the Finance, Investment & Procurement Committee; an Interim Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) and a Committee Member for its Social & Ethics Committee; a Board Member for the COEGA Development Corporation and a Committee Member for both its Human Resources & Remuneration Committee and the Social & Ethics Committee; a member of the Eastern Cape Planning Commission and one of the advisors to the Premier of the Eastern Cape. He is also a council member and advisor at Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), located in New York, USA.

Dr Mnyande is also a successful businessman and owns Super Spars and Tops stores in the Eastern Cape.

He was Chief Economist and Advisor to the Governor at the South African Reserve Bank, a position he held from 2009 until he left in 2012. He was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, a member of the Board of Directors of the South African Mint (Pty) Ltd, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the South African Bank Note (Pty) Ltd. He chaired the Board of the South African Reserve Bank Captive Insurance Company Limited (SARBCIC). He also made regular presentations on recent economic developments to the Board of the South African Reserve Bank as the Chief Economist of the Bank. He is Vice President of the Economic Society of South Africa and a certified International Central Banking Professional, an Honorary Fellowship bestowed on him by the International Academy of Central Banking.

He was a Board member of the Financial Services Board. He was also a member of the National Advisory Group to the BRICS New Development Bank.

He joined the Research Department of the South African Reserve Bank in 1995. Between 1996 and 2003 Dr Mnyande held a number of positions within the Research Department before he became Head of the Department and Senior Deputy Chief Economist of the Bank.

In 2005 he was appointed as Executive General Manager and Chief Economist of the Bank. Among his responsibilities were, managing the Financial Stability and Currency and Protection Services Departments as well as the Research Department.

Dr Mnyande matriculated at St Johns College in Umtata. He holds a BA and an MA (Finance) degrees from Webster University in St Louis, Missouri; an MBA degree from St Louis University, as well as an MA and PhD (Economics) degrees from the New School University in New York.

Dr Mnyande is a forward thinking, solutions driven executive strategist and business leader whose skills add value and an immediate positive impact in any environment.


Appointed: 2019

Nomonde Mtembu has worked at Tescor in various positions such as Hydro Plant Operator at First Falls and Collywobbles, from 1987 to 1991 then became a senior invoice clerk until 1995, when Eskom took over Tescor in 1995 after the 1994 elections, she held various positions, such as an Operations Controller, Administration controller, Materials Requirement Planner (MRP) Controller and Special Projects. From 2013 until 2018, she was the Senior MRP Controller.

She holds a qualification in Labour Law from the Nelson Mandela University, a Higher Certificate (CumLaude) in Economic Development from the University of Western Cape, a Diploma in Supply Chain Management from the Institution CS Holdings Midrand and a Certificate in Labour Studies from the Natal Technikon.

She completed a three-year National Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Southern Business School in 2019.

Appointed: 2019

Mr Glen Zamisa started as an Industrial Engineering Technician within the automotive industry in the early 80s, and later, moved from Industrial Engineering and Production into the HR.

He studied for various management diplomas at the then Port Elizabeth Technikon.

In 1992, he was sent by VWSA to do an advanced management program at the University of Cape Town Business School. Mr Zamisa completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Stellenbosch University at Bellville campus in 2004. He also boasts a Diploma in company direction with the Graduate Institute of Management and Technology (GIMT) in Johannesburg in 2007.

He has been the Human Resources Manager for various companies mostly in the automotive sector and is currently the HR Manager at Borbet SA in PE since 2010.

He is a long standing member of Black Management Forum and previously served as provincial chair as well as the national board.

Mr Zamisa is the Chairman of the board of African Pioneer Group (APG), a BEE investment company based in Port Elizabeth and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Nelson Mandela University, the PE TVET College Governing council and the board of trustees of Medimed Medical Scheme.

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