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THE MICT SETA ACCOUNTING AUTHORITY/BOARD

The Accounting Authority/Board provides oversight and support to the Management team and provides strategic leadership to the MICT SETA and ensures that it fulfils its mandate and obligations in terms of the Constitution and the Skills Development Act. As articulated in the King IV report, the ethical and effective leadership of the Accounting Authority/Board is exemplified by integrity, competence, responsibility, accountability, fairness and transparency. The MICT SETA is governed in a sound and ethical way that supports an ethical culture in its business and reporting.

The Accounting Authority/Board is supported by an Executive Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, Finance and Remuneration Committee and the Governance & Strategy Committee. The Accounting Authority/Board is responsible for providing strategic direction to the MICT SETA and ensuring that the organisation achieves its objectives and implements the goals of NSDS III. The Accounting Authority/Board is accountable to the Executive Authority and Parliament.

THE ACCOUNTING AUTHORITY ESTABLISHED THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES:

The Accounting Authority/Board comprises 15 independent non-executive members, which ensures independence and objectiveness in decision-making as follows:

  • The Chairperson
  • Six are representatives of Organised Labour
  • Six are representatives of Organised Employers
  • Two members represent Community Organisations
BOARD MEMBERS

The MICT SETA appointed a new incoming Board effective 1 April 2020. The new board brings an impressive and diverse range of disciplines and a wealth of experiences and knowledge to help guide the MICT SETA in realising the development and delivery of revolutionary ICT skills. The new Board of fifteen members is:

Mr Simphiwe Thobela (Chairperson)
Constituency: Chairperson of the Accounting Authority
Stakeholder represented: Ministerial Appointee

Mr Thabo Mofokeng (Chairperson of ICT SteerCOM)
Constituency: Organised Employer
Stakeholder represented: Information Technology Association (ITA)
Ms Ntombikayise Khumalo (Member)
Constituency: Organised Labour
Stakeholder represented: Communication Workers Union (CWU)
Mr Viwe James (Member)
Constituency: Organised Labour
Stakeholder represented: National Union of Metal Workers (NUMSA)
Ms Thabisa Faye (Member)
Constituency: Organised Employer
Stakeholder represented: South African Communications Forum (SACF)

Mr Tebogo Mamorobela (Member)
Constituency: Organised Labour
Stakeholder represented: Communication Workers Union (CWU)

Ms Nozibele Mlambo (Member)
Constituency: Organised Employer
Stakeholder represented: The Communications Cabling Association of Southern Africa (CCASA)

Mr Sipho Zwane (Member)
Constituency: Organised Labour
Stakeholder represented: Democratic Postal and Communications Union (DEPACU)

Mr Lesiba Langa (Member)
Constituency: Organised Labour
Stakeholder represented: South African Postal Workers Union (SAPWU)

Mr Loyiso Tyira (Member)
Constituency: Organised Employer
Stakeholder represented: SMME ICT Chamber

We would like to welcome and congratulate all our new board members. 

The new MICT SETA Board is comprised of diverse labour, community organisations and industry professionals who understand the needs of its membership and possess the energy and commitment to lead the SETA. 

Learn about our Senior Management.