ABOUT / WHO WE ARE

SAIMI Team

Dr Oswald Franks
Interim Administrator
oswald.franks@saimi.co.za

Soraya Artman
Operations Director
soraya@saimi.co.za

Odwa Mtati
Project Manager
project.manager@saimi.co.za

Sam Venter
Project Coordinator
project.office@saimi.co.za

Nwabisa Matoti
Secretariat: Operation Phakisa Skills Initiative Working Groups
secretariat@saimi.co.za

Lulama Qwabe
Personal Assistant to CEO
pa@saimi.co.za

Hilary Burley
Financial Administrator
finance@saimi.co.za

Adv. Akhona Baninzi
Research Associate
akhona@saimi.co.za

Liesl Stowman
PR Intern
pr@saimi.co.za

Sinomtha Gede
PR Intern
pr@saimi.co.za

Athenkosi Kilane
Projects Intern


SAIMI Steering Committee

Prof Sibongile Muthwa
Nelson Mandela University


Prof Oswald Franks
Nelson Mandela University


Prof Derrick Swartz
Nelson Mandela University


Prof Patrick Vrancken
Nelson Mandela University


Prof Heather Nel
Nelson Mandela University


Prof Andrew Leitch
Nelson Mandela University


Maphefo Anno-Frempong
Transport Education & Training Authority  

Dr Yonah Seleti
Department of Science & Technology 

Meriam Malebo
National Skills Fund


Adrian Strydom
SA Oil & Gas Alliance


Jeremy Marillier
FishSA

Sam Zungu
uMfolozi TVET College

Lesego Mashishi
SA Maritime Safety Authority

Siphokazi Ndudane
Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries



Nonkululeko Sishi

Transnet Group


Sobantu Tilayi
South African Maritime Safety Authority


Thami Ngqungwana
Department of Trade & Industry