Our Board Members

The Board of the NLC is appointed by the Minister of Trade and Industry and hold office for a period of five years, after which they may be reappointed.

 

Current members of the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) took office in December 2009 then known as the National Lotteries Board (NLB).

The board is chaired by Professor Ntshengedzeni Alfred Nevhutanda and consists of the individuals listed below.

Prof NA Nevhutanda
Nevhutanda

Education Background

  • Honorary Professorship Environmental Sciences, Eco Energy Academy
  • Phd Education, UNISA
  • Phd Music, University of Pretoria
  • Masters course work
  • Various Diplomas and Certificates

Board Committee Membership

  • Chairperson and Independent Non-Executive Member, (Appointed: 2 December 2009)

Board Committee Member

  • Board Review Committee
  • Board Nominations Committee
  • Board Distributing & DA Committee

Other Directorships

  • Bakgatla Investment Holdings Pty Ltd
  • North West Development Corporation
  • United Industrial Cables
  • Industrialisation Cables

Professional Memberships

  • Member Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA)
Adv WE Huma
Huma

Education Background

  • BProc
  • LLB
  • LLM
  • Various Diplomas & Certificates

Board Committee Membership

  • Independent Non-Executive Member, (Appointed: 1 April 2017)

Board Committee Chairperson

  • Board Distributing & DA Committee

Board Committee Member

  • Board Review Committee
  • Board Nominations Committee
  • Board Audit & Risk Committee
  • Board Human Capital, Social & Ethics Committee

Other Directorships

Adv WE Huma is a former partner at Accenture Limited and his areas of specialty are Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Compliance and Strategy.

Professional Memberships

  • Advocate of the high court of South Africa
  • Fellow: Institute of Directors of Southern Africa
Ms ST Kekana
Kekana

Education Background

  • Bproc, University of Limpopo
  • LLB, Vista University
  • Certificate in Management of Petroleum Policy and Economics, Wits

Board Committee Membership

  • Independent Non-Executive Member (Appointed: 1 September 2013)

Board Committee Chairperson

  • Board Regulatory Compliance & Legal Committee

Board Committee Member

  • Board Review Committee
  • Board Nominations Committee
  • Board Distributing & DA Committee

Other Directorships

Ms. ST Kekana has over 10 years experience as a director in the public and private sectors.

  • Executive Director Kekana Hlatswayo Radebe Incorporated

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA)
  • Black Lawyers Association
  • South African Women Lawyers Association
  • International Bar Association
Ms D Dondur
Dondur

Education Background

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bcompt (Hons)
  • CA(SA)
  • MBA
  • International Executive Development Programme and Executive Development Programme

Board Committee Membership

  • Independent and Non-executive member (Appointed 1 April 2017)

Board Committee Chairperson

  • Audit and Risk Committee

Board Committee Member

  • Board Regulatory Compliance and Legal Committee
  • Board Human Capital, Social and Ethics Committee
  • Board Review Committee
  • Board Nominations Committee

Other Directorships

Ms. D Dondur has over 15 years experience as a director in the public and private sectors

  • South African National Blood Services (SANBS)
  • Basil Read Holdings Limited
  • Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA)
  • South African Civil Aviation Authority
  • Trustee of the Professional Provident Society (PPS) Holdings Trust

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • Fellow Member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA)
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Dr MA Madzivhandila
Madzhivhandila

Education Background

  • PhD African Studies, Univen
  • Masters Degree Development Studies, UniLimp
  • BA Hons (Psychology), Univen
  • BA, Univen
  • Diploma: Public Private Sector Governance for Directors, UNISA

Board Committee Membership

  • Independent Non-Executive Member (Appointed: 1 April 2017)

Board Committee Chairperson

  • Board Human Capital, Social & Ethics Committee

Board Committee Member

  • Board Review Committee
  • Board Nominations Committee
  • Board Regulatory Compliance & Legal Committee
  • Board Audit & Risk Committee

Other Directorships

Dr. MA Madzivhandila has over 16 years experience as a director in the public and private sectors.

  • Currently a Head of Siyabuswa Campus of the University of Mpumalanga
  • National Development Agency
  • Global Road Safety Partnership Board
  • Interim Chairman: Limpopo Development
  • Chairman: Limpopo Economic Development Agency

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA)
Prof YN Gordhan
Yaswant

Education Background

  • CA (SA)
  • Masters of Science in Business Administration
  • Professor of Accountancy

Board Committee Membership

  • Independent Non-Executive Member, (Appointed: 1 April 2017)

Board Committee Chairperson

  • Board Nominations Committee

Board Committee Member

  • Board Review Committee
  • Board Distributing & DA Committee
  • Board Regulatory Compliance & Legal Committee
  • Board Audit & Risk Committee
  • Board Human Capital, Social & Ethics Committee

Other Directorships

  • Served as NED for over 15 years
  • Chairman of IEC audit committee
  • Chairman of ProductivitySA audit committee
  • Non-Executive Director of Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo
  • Member of W&R SETA audit committee

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), Member of the Institute of Directors (IoDSA)
Ms Z Nkonyane
Nkonyane

Education Background

  • Executive Development Programme, Wits
  • Masters Degree in Development Planning, Wits
  • Bachelor of Primary Education
  • Project Management Diploma, UNISA

Board Committee Membership

  • Independent Non-Executive Member, Minister’s Representative (Appointed: 1 April 2017)

Board Committee Member

  • Board Review Committee
  • Board Nominations Committee
  • Board Distributing & DA Committee

Other Directorships

Ms. Z Nkonyane has been a public servant for 15 years a majority of which she held senior management position.      She worked for the South African Huma Rights Commission and proceeded to the following Departments: Land Affairs, National Prosecuting Authority, Corporative Governance and Traditional Affairs, KZN Corporative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Minerals and Resources and currently the DTI

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA)

Composition And Appointment Process

The Board consists of a chairperson and a maximum of six other members, of whom one represents the Minister of Trade Industry, one is legal practitioner and one is a chartered accountant.

A maximum of two members of the board may be employees of any sphere of government.

 

All members of the board are appointed by the Minister of Trade and Industry for a period of up to five years.  The Lotteries Act specifies that the Minister must publish a call for nominations.

Thereafter, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry considers the nominees in a “transparent and open process” before making a recommendation to the Minister on suitable candidates.

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