Board Members

Gauteng Gambling Board

MEMBERS OF THE CURRENT BOARD

Gauteng Gambling Board effective from 01 October 2018 to 30 September 2021

Mxolisi Zwane

Mr Mxolisi Zwane

CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD

QUALIFICATIONS
B.Proc – Wits University (1993); Master of Laws (LLM) in Fundamental Rights and Constitutional Law and Practice – University of Pretoria (2006); Higher Diploma in Company Law – Wits University (2000); Advanced Diploma in Labour Law – University of Pretoria (2015).
In addition, Mr Zwane has several other qualifications behind his name. These include certificates in Arbitration, Insolvency and Business Rescue as well as Pension Law and Administration. As a member of the International Masters of Gaming Lawyers, he has also completed several short courses in gaming law, sports betting and online gaming with the International Centre for Gaming Regulators at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Chairperson of the Technical Committee on Legal & Transformation Matters and Board Exco

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2015 & reappointed on 01 October 2018

Shaila Hari

Ms Shaila Hari

DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON

QUALIFICATIONS
Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science : BCompt Honours at UNISA; Public Sector Governance at UNISA SBL; Articles with PWC; Member of the Institute of Directors

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Chairperson of the Gaming Committee. Member of the Technical Committee on Legal &
Transformation Matters & Board Exco

APPOINTMENT DATE
10 June 2013 and reappointed on 01 October 2015 and on 01 October 2018 

Leon Marincowitz

Mr Leon Marincowitz

BOARD Member

QUALIFICATIONS
B.A General (UP), B.A Honours in Philosophy (UP), Masters in Philosophy (UJ)

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Chairperson of the Corporate Committee. Member of the Social Ethics and Responsible
Gambling Committee, Technical Committee on Legal & Transformation Matters and
Board Exco

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2015 and reappointed on 01 October 2018

Thulani Sithole

Mr Thulani Sithole

Board Member

QUALIFICATIONS
B.Comm (UND); HDIPTAX (RAU), B.Comm (Hons) (UP Tukkies), Leadership Development Program (GIBS), M.Comm (UNW): Course work done, Dissertation in progress

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Chairperson of the Social, Ethics and Responsible Gambling Committee. Member of the Audit & Risk Committee and Board Exco

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2015 and reappointed on 01 October 2018

Pholoso Andrew Motjele

Mr Pholoso Matjele

BOARD MEMBER

QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Regenesys School of Business. BComm Degree in Marketing & Business Management from Damelin, Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Business Management from the University of Johannesburg, Certificate in Investment & Finance from the University of Witwatersrand and a Communications & Business Environment Certificate from the University of Natal. Media Certificate from Media & Training Centre.
He is currently enrolled for a PhD in Organizational Development & Leadership at UNISA

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Social, Ethics and Responsible Gambling Committee and Audit & Risk Committee

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2018

Matsi Bonolo Modise

Ms Matsi Bonolo Modise

BOARD MEMBER

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Marketing and Advance Management) University of Witwatersrand

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Social, Ethics and Responsible Gambling Committee and Audit & Risk Committee

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2018

Shoba Chiba

Ms Shoba Chiba

BOARD MEMBER

QUALIFICATIONS
BA Law – University of the Witwatersrand (WITS). Energy Law Diploma – WITS.
Accredited Mediator (University of Stellenbosch) and an International Commercial Mediator through the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) (UK). Construction
Adjudication Programme through the University of Pretoria.

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Corporate Committee and Technical Committee on Legal & Transformation Matters

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2018

Ntsoaki Tsokolibane

Ms Ntsoaki Tsokolibane

BOARD MEMBER

QUALIFICATIONS
Bcom (Honours) in Strategic Management (RAU), Advance Project Management Certificate (UNISA) Higher Diploma in Education (Postgraduate)

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Corporate Committee and Audit & Risk Committee

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2018 

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Ms Simthandile Siwisa

BOARD MEMBER

QUALIFICATIONS
MBA Degree – Emerging Markets (UCT). Degree in International Economic Management (Masters) – University of Birmingham

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Gaming Committee and Social, Ethics and Responsible Gambling Committee

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2018

Thabiso Kutumela

Ms Thabiso Kutumela

BOARD MEMBER

QUALIFICATIONS
B.Com (WITS), LLB (WITS), LLM (WITS), Certificates in Advanced Company Law (WITS), Certificate in Risk, Compliance and Governance (WITS), Certificate in Competition Law (WITS)

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Gaming Committee and the Technical Committee on Legal & Transformation Committee Matters

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2018

Yondie Metu

Ms Yondie Metu

BOARD MEMBER

QUALIFICATIONS
Chartered Accountant (SA) Bachelor of Accounting (UKZN) Bcom Honours (UKZN)
Graphic Design Certificate (UCT)

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Deputy Chairperson of the Risk & Audit Committee and member of the Gaming Committee

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2018 

Zandile Mpungose

Ms Zandile Mpungose

BOARD MEMBER

QUALIFICATIONS
B.A Law (UDW) LLB (UDW) Certificate in Development Management for Community & Labour Studies (UDW) Diploma in Corporate Law (RAU) Masters in Commercial Law (UNISA).

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Corporate Committee and Technical Committee on Legal & Transformation Committee

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2018

The Role Of The Board

The Board is a statutory body established in terms of Section 3 of the Gauteng Gambling Act, No 4 of 1995, as amended, to exercise public power to regulate and control gambling activities in the Gauteng Province on behalf of the Gauteng Provincial Government. 

The Role Of The Board

 

  • Considers , and adopt if appropriate, operating budgets and business plans proposed by management for the achievement of its strategic direction.
  •  Delegate authority for capital expenditure.
  •  Provide oversight of performance against targets and objectives.
  • Provide oversight of reporting on the direction, corporate governance and performance of the board.
  • Identify, consider and review key risk areas.
  • Ensure ethical behaviour and compliance with relevant laws and regulations, audit and accounting principles and the Boards internal governing documents and code of conduct.
  •  Act responsibly towards the Board’s relevant stakeholders.
  • Be aware of, and commit to the underlying principles of good corporate governance and ensure that compliance with corporate governance principles is reviewed regularly.

The Board

The Board is the focal point of the corporate governance in the Gauteng Gambling Board. The Board is ultimately accountable and responsible for the performance and affairs of the Gauteng Gambling Board and ensuring that the Gauteng Gambling Board conducts itself as a responsible corporate citizen. 

The Board consists of between eight and twelve non-executive Board members who are experts in various fields. The Board Members’ primary responsibilities are:

  1.  Formulation of operational policy.
  2. Overseeing the operations of the Board

Executive Committee

Performs all functions of the Board during the periods between meetings of the Board
Consists of three members of the Board, the chief executive officer and the chief operating officer.

Board Committees

The purpose of the Audit and Risk committee is to assist the board in discharging its duties relating to the safeguarding of assets, the operation of adequate systems and control processes, the operation of adequate risk management processes and the review of the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports and statements by management in compliance with all applicable legal requirements and accounting standards.

The purpose of this committee is to review, advice and recommend to the board on matters relating to corporate governance and any other related matter as delegated by the board.

The Executive committee of the board is delegated with the oversight responsibility relating to the setting of the GGB’s direction as well as overseeing the management team of the organisation.

The gaming committee oversees the gambling activities on behalf of the board and formulates policies on matters related thereto.

The purpose of this committee is to advise the board on the formulation and implementation of responsible gambling policy.

The role of the committee is to assist the board with the oversight of social and ethical matters relating to the GGB.

Address

125 Corlett Drive, 
Johannesburg, 2018
South Africa. 

Contacts

Phone : (011) 581 4800
Fax       : (011) 581 4903

Email: info@ggb.org.za    

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