About Us

NDA Board

Judy Hermans

Ms Judy Hermans

Chairperson

Human rights activism, stakeholder engagement, community outreach facilitation, strategic and operational planning, monitoring and evaluation of projects to ensure delivery of services.

Mr Zolile Ngcakani

Mr Zolile Ngcakani

Deputy Chairperson

Mainstreaming of socioeconomic programmes and initiatives, leadership, development and environmental management.

Mr Abram Hanekom

Mr Abram Hanekom

Member

Civil society activism in farm workers issues, youth and social cohesion and humanitarian assistance.

Ms Bibi Khan

Ms Bibi Khan

Member

Community development activism, human rights and justice, with a specific focus on women and children’s issues, racial integration and poverty.

Ms Makgoro Mannya

Ms Makgoro Mannya

Member

Agriculture and agro-processing, fundraising and project management.

Ms Mashila Matlala

Ms Mashila Matlala

Member

Research, governance and public management

Ms Sebenzile Matsebula

Ms Sebenzile Matsebula

Member

Disability mainstreaming, governance, research, policy formulation, capacity-building, monitoring and evaluation.

Ms Farzana Varachia

Ms Farzana Varachia

Member

Finance and entrepreneurship.

Ms Thabi Shange

Ms Thabi Shange

Member

Ethics, governance and leadership.

Mrs Thamo Mzobe

Mrs Thamo Mzobe

Chief Executive Officer

Strategic planning and execution, leadership and governance.

Ms Mahaye

Ms Lebogang Mahaye

Company Secretary

Ms Mahaye has more than 15 years’ experience in the corporate governance and legal sector.