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SANParks Board

The South African National Park’s Board is the highest decision making body of SANParks appointed by the Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.

Members of the Board

  • Ms J Yawitch - Chairperson
  • Dr K Njobe
  • Mr ET Khumalo
  • Dr CG Olver
  • Ms F Futwa
  • Ms BD Ferguson
  • Mr M India
  • Mr L Zitha
  • Dr M Matlou
  • Mr MT Mokono
  • Dr N Mzilikazi
  • Ms T Semane
  • Ms JE McCourt
  • Mr F Mketeni (SANParks Chief Executive Officer)
  • Mr R Mahabeer (SANParks Chief Financial Officer)

SANParks Executive Management

The Executive Directors and Heads of Departments handle the day-to-day management of the organisation.

Chief Executive Officer Fundisile Mketeni
Chief Financial Officer Rajesh Mahabeer
Chief Operating Officer Lize McCourt
Managing Executive: KNP Glenn Phillips
Acting Managing Executive: Tourism & Marketing Giju Varghese
Acting Managing Executive: Conservation Services Howard Hendricks
Acting Managing Executive: Parks Paul Daphne
Managing Executive: Corporate Services wanda mkutshulwa
Head: CEO & Board Support Pauline van der Spuy


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