South Africa: New Nuclear Board Appointed

  • South Africa’s Energy Minister, Hon Gwede Mantashe, has appointed a new board at the country’s nuclear parastatal, NECSA. 
  • The appointment of the seven new board members follows the resignation of the remaining board members last week. Read more

The new Board members – appointed for a three (3) year period – are:

  1. Mr David Nicholls as Chairperson
  2. Ms Senamile Masango
  3. Mr Joseph Shayi
  4. Ms Aadilah Chowan
  5. Dr Gregory Jerome Davids
  6. Mr Mashukudu James Maboa
  7. Dr Namane Magau

The Board members possess a wide range of skills in areas including nuclear regulation, nuclear analytical and calibration services, nuclear science, engineering, finance, law and corporate governance.

The Minister has further appointed Ms Elsie Monale as a representative of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to the Board.

The Department has commenced with a process to appoint the official representative of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation to the Board, as required by the Nuclear Energy Act.

All appointments are subject to the conclusion of a successful background check and a comprehensive vetting process.

The appointment of the Board attests to the Minister’s publicly stated commitment to ensure good governance in state owned entities in the mining and energy portfolio.

Author: GBA News Desk

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