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Leadership

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

  • Mr Kuseni D Dlamini
  • Dr Gert C Dry (Wild Ranching South Africa)
  • Prof Gerry Swan (University of Pretoria)
  • Ms Bongi Kunene (Standard Bank of SA)
  • Prof Graham Kerley (NMMU)
  • Ms Lize McCourt (Department of Environmental Affairs)
  • Dr Zoe Lees (Sustainability Leadership)
  • Mr Sithole Mbanga (South African Cities Network)
  • Ms Rachel Kalidass (R Kalidass & Associates)
  • Ms Noxolo Mteto (Ngeno & Mteto Inc.)

SANParks Executive Management

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



Fundisile Mketeni
Chief Executive Officer

Dirk Fourie
Acting Chief Financial Officer

Glenn Phillips
Managing Executive Tourism & Marketing
 

Dr Danie Pienaar
Acting Managing Executive: KNP

Dr Hector Magome
Managing Executive: Conservation Services

Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa
Managing Executive: Parks
 

wanda mkutshulwa
Managing Executive: Corporate Services

Leonard Mavuso
Managing Executive: Human Resources

Pauline van der Spuy
Head: CEO & Board Support