Ms Thandi Tobias – Chairperson of the Board

Ms Tobias matriculated at Phiritona Secondary school and obtained an advanced diploma in Economic Policy from the University of the Western Cape. She also attained a Certificate in Economics and Public Finance from UNISA as well as a certificate in Leadership Communication from Rhodes University.

Career history:

· Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, responsible for international trade;

· Chairperson of the standing Committee on Defence between 2005 and 2007;

· Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Works between 2007 and 2009;

· Whip of Standing Committee on Finance between 2017 and 2019;

· Member of Standing Committee on Public Accounts between 2004 and 2005;

· Member of Adhoc Committee on Auditor-General in 2004;

· Member of Parliament between 2004 and 2019;

· Deputy Director Youth Development DTEEA between 2001 and 2004;

· Community Based Organiser;

· Former Member ANC NEC;

· Former Member ANC Youth League NEC;

Legacy Projects

· Anti-Piracy Campaign – Buy local campaign

Ambitions

· Brand South Africa

· Lure Investment

· Pursue Economic Growth

· Be a game changer