Nonzukiso SiyotulaNonzukiso Siyotula


South Africa

 

Occupational Information


Occupation: Category of work: e.g.: Chartered Accountant

Occupational Position: Executive Head: Thebe Oil and Gas

Projects


I am currently raising funds for the Caring for girls caring programme which provides sanitary towels to previously disadvantaged school across the country. www.imbumbafoundation.org

Professional History


Zukie is the Executive Head: Thebe Oil and Gas. She serves on the board of Shell SA, Safripol, Burgan Cape Terminals, Thebe Unico and Thebe Energy. She has served on public and private sector boards, as well as non-profit organisations and professional bodies including Combined Motor Holdings, Compass, Altech Netstar, Vodacom SA, ABSIP, AWCA and SAICA. She has diverse professional experience in areas such as finance, corporate governance, strategy, restructuring, investment management, business development, sales and distribution. Prior to joining Thebe, Zukie held various senior positions Barclays Africa Group including CFO for Wealth Management and COO for Africa Finance. Before this, she was the Head of Franchise & Umbono Distribution at Old Mutual Retail Mass, looking after alternative distribution channels. She was also a Strategic Investment Manager at Royal Bafokeng Holdings and held various roles at South African Breweries.

Qualifications


CA (SA); CGMA; ACMA (CIMA, UK); MBA

Programs


2015 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

2013 International Womens Forum Fellow at Harvard & Insead

Featured News

Norman Smit
23 December 2017

Making a simple change can help realize one’s full potential. At TED Talent Search Lagos 2017 in Nigeria, Victoria Ohaeri describes the importance of changing her name to positively affect others' perceptions.  The 2016 Tutu Fellow tells her personal story about the effects of labeling, and how changing her name made all the difference.

Norman Smit
21 December 2017

Young farmers participating in a project started by 2017 Tutu Fellow Samuel Kariuki have had their first harvest and been paid for the fruits of their labour.  The new farmers in the agro-entrepreneurship Fort Hall Eye Project harvested two tons of beans. This green success is taking place in one of the most troubled counties in Kenya, where alcoholism has left almost no household unaffected.

Peter Wilson
21 December 2017

When nominations closed earlier this week, there were close to 300 really top quality nominations of emerging African leaders from across the continent for the 2018 Tutu Leadership Fellowship.  We were again impressed by the breadth of outstanding candidates who are applying for the Fellowship, reinforcing what we already know: that there is no shortage of excellent young leaders on the continent. 

Norman Smit
20 December 2017

The CEO of All On, 2015 Tutu Fellow Wiebe Boer is helping to build access to affordable sustainable energy for low income households, small business, and communities.  All On is an independent impact investing company.  As part of its approach it has also provided a grant to the acclaimed Nigerian tech incubator, Co-Creation Hub, to challenge Nigeria’s innovators on energy. Co-Creation Hub is run by 2017 Tutu Fellow 'Bosun Tijani.

A Selection of Tutu Leadership Fellows

About AFLI

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) is unique among leadership initiatives in that it focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.

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