The Team

Board & Executive Management

 

The team at Nyamezela is dynamic and diverse, functioning with the purpose of building and maintaining the organisation’s vision to become the world’s leading smart metering service provider. Nyamezela’s business strategy includes a lean, vibrant structure to ensure market change responsiveness, adaptability and agility while fully servicing and delivering on each of our stakeholders’ requirements, with unparalleled excellence.

Nyamezela’s Board is comprised of a diverse group of industry leaders who steer the company towards its strategic goals. The Executive Management team is comprised of forward-thinking problem solvers with an expansive skills mix and strong leadership capabilities.

Dr Sazi Veldtman

Dr Sazi Veldtman

Board Chairperson

Dr Sazi Veldtman obtained a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of Cape Town, Honours in Bachelor of Public Administration and a Master of Public Administration degrees from the University of Stellenbosch. In 2018 he graduated as a Doctor of Public Administration at the University of South Africa. In 1993 he was employed by the Trauma Centre for Victims of Violence and Torture, Cape Town as the Financial Manager. Dr Sazi Veldtman has also a wealth of experience as a Human Resources Practitioner. He served in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) from the integration of forces in 1994. During the period of his military service he obtained among other military qualifications, International Training on Military Justice and Legal Concerns for Peace Programme presented by American Naval Base Detachment International Training in 1996 and the Executive National Security Programme (ENSP) in 2003 from SA Defence College. He served as a trustee in the SANDF Regular Force Medical Continuation Fund, SANDF Group Life Insurance Scheme and Trustee for Association of Ex-Political Prisoners Educational trust with 36 years of experience as an HR Practitioner. From November 2011 Dr Sazi Veldtman served in the SANDF (SA Army) as Chief Army Corporate Services with the military rank of a Major General until his retirement on 31 December 2015. Dr Sazi Veldtman is also a member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IODSA).

Mrs Matsotso Vuso CA(SA)

Mrs Matsotso Vuso CA(SA)

Managing Director | Board member

Matsotso is the founder and managing director of Nyamezela Group Companies. She qualified as a chartered accountant in 1999 and has extensive experience in assurance, project finance and financial restructuring. Her experience was gained from her association with companies including the Industrial Development Corporation, Transnet Group Audit Services, KPMG and Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC). She also serves as a director of Kagosano NPC, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa (Pty) Ltd and as an independent non-executive director at Merafe Resources Ltd.
Mr Chris Vuso

Mr Chris Vuso

Technical Director | Board member

Chris is a civil engineer with extensive experience in road construction, water sanitation, SAP implementation and land and rights. His experience was gained through his association with Eskom Capital Expansion Division, where he was responsible for building power lines and substations, expansion planning of networks, budgeting and project management of civil projects. Chris also worked at Eskom’s land and rights division where he was responsible for negotiating with land owners for power line servitudes and was also involved in the roll out of their SAP R3 project and the setup of the human resources shared service centre. Prior to joining Eskom, Chris worked for Raphael & Mongwe Civil Engineering Consultants, where he was a Resident Engineer, mainly involved in improving the areas where there was great need for facilities. Chris started his career with the Council of Scientist and Industrial Research (CSIR) as a Junior Engineer in the Water Technology department in 1995.
Mrs Duduzile Dwane AGA(SA)

Mrs Duduzile Dwane AGA(SA)

Financial Manager | Executive Member

Mrs. Duduzile Dwane has over 15 years professional experience in the financial field. She completed her articles with Ngubane & Co. Inc and is a qualified AGA(SA). Her exposure is vast and includes diverse sectors such as Hospitality, Mining, Minerals and Energy, Entertainment, Farming, etc. This sets her apart as a well – rounded brand of knowledge, integrity, professionalism and quality. She brings to the Nyamezela team not only her professional skills, but also a unique outlook and exceptional problem solving capabilities. She is passionate about growth, social upliftment and women empowerment as well as transformation in South Africa.
 Dudu has successfully run her financial consulting company for the past 5/ years, prior to joining our team.

Mr Fusi Motaung

Mr Fusi Motaung

Corporate Services Manager | Executive Member

Fusi Motaung joined Nyamezela Group as Corporate Services Manager in September 2018. He is a qualified HR practitioner and post-graduate Alumni. He brings over 12 years human resources management and transformation experience from various industries including consulting, public sector and mining industries.

Fusi Motaung joins Nyamezela Group to lead the corporate services unit consisting of human resources, administration, security, information technology, facilities and outsource services. His role is to further lead the people contribution and excellence strategy for the Group, ensuring alignment to business strategy in areas of Broad-based Economic Empowerment, job designs, performance management, learning and development, employee recognition and remuneration, employee wellness and other key elements.

Talent

At Nyamezela we are proud to employ, develop and nurture all our qualified, highly specialised talent, ensuring long term, in-company empowerment and growth. Youth Development and Training is one of our major passions – over the years we have trained and employed several young people to ensure that we create a scarce skills pipeline and leadership pool for our country, and the world’s future.