Executive Management

Mr. Lwazi Mahlangu

  • Acting Managing Director

A strategic thinker, thought leader and an energetic Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, former Manager in Monitoring and Evaluation in Government, former Policy and Research Analyst at the Parliament of South Africa and a former Lecturer in Economics with years of experience within a challenging educational, Policy and Research environment. Has the ability to plan, coordinate, lead, strategize, solve, develop, motivate colleagues and advise management. He holds a Bcom in Financial Accounting, Honours in Economics and Masters in Financial Markets

Mr. Khulekile Msimanga CA (SA)

  • Financial Officer

Mr Msimanga is a chartered accountant (SA). He holds a B.Com Degree and post graduate Diploma in Taxation from the Rhodes University. He has previous experience in a Group Financial Accountant role at an international publishing company.

Ms Tsidi Bishop

  • Head of Stakeholder Management and Thuma Spokesperson

Tsidi Bishop is a journalist with 25 years of experience in financial reporting and communications. She cut her teeth at the South African Broadcast Corporation as the first black female financial journalist in the country, covering financial markets and macro economic issues around the African continent. She has also worked for international media corporations like Reuters News Agency, Arise News Agency, Turkey Radio and Television (TRTWorld). She has written articles for influential magazines like ForbesAfrica, Al Jazeera Network Website and the United Nations Africa Renewal magazine. She was trained by the best in the world - the BBC, ABC (Australian Broadcast Corporation), the Common Wealth, the Financial Times Television in London and the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism. She owns a Communications Consultancy Company which also specialises in media training.

Ms Veronica Modieleng

  • Head of Democracy Dialogues

A Youth/Entrepreneur developer, PR agent and corporate event host. A member of the Youth Chamber of commerce and Industry. Managing Director at Veromo Enterprise which specialises in PR, marketing and Events Management. Veronica is outgoing, vivacious and confident . She’s very passionate about Youth & SMME development and Financial Literacy. She has created platforms for the youth and SMME to engage and network with Big business and other stakeholders.

Mr Mbusowabantu Madonsela

  • Head of Training and Enterprising Communities

Mbusowabantu (Wantu) Madonsela has done extensive work as an advocate for youth education. He works with kids in primary school and supplementing their knowledge of maths and English, and assisting in up skilling unemployed undergraduates. With a background in Philosophy, Theology, International relations, Environmental studies and project management, he has used these skills to work as a climate activist, as well as a social justice activist. He is involved in facilitating training sessions for youth and adult in various industries, he speaks on both ethics and the TM Foundations EPIC leadership program.

Ms Maricia Froneman

  • Head of Access

Admitted attorney and conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa. LLB graduate from the University of Pretoria. Part time Law Lecturer. Has a passion for human rights and social justice, but this rapidly developed when I started to practice in property law and land rights.

Wenzile Madonsela Msimanga

  • Head of Access to Justice

Wenzile Madonsela- Msimanga is a democracy defender, an activist and studying towards her LLB. At the young age of 20 she had already dabbled in politics and then later social welfare officer at the University of Pretoria. During her term, her branch saw the success of the university workers insourced and transformation policies during “Afrikaans must fall”, implemented. She was also involved in the research for Advocate Thuli Madonsela’s book “Our time: No more tea makers”. While still pursuing her studies, she is committed to her fundamental theory that it takes a community to raise a child. That’s why she started a Woman’s Leadership Training programme called the “Princess Chronicles” and a consulting company - Unafundo PTY LTD. The programme seeks to train young woman on self-acceptance, living consciously, acting with integrity, living purposefully, being self-assertive and most importantly adapting into the digital revolution and functioning in a global village.

Brian Dlamini

  • Thuma Administrator

Brian Bonginkosi Dlamini is the Administrator for the Thuli Madonsela Foundation. He holds BSc Agric. Economics from UNISWA., National Diploma in Public Admin from UNISA, various certificates in Finance, Project Management and Facilities Management. Before joining the Foundation he held positions in Government as Assistant Director and Deputy Director: Facilities Management respectively.