Bongani Phakathi

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Jerome Bongani Phakathi 

Non-Executive Director

Board: Member

Remunerations and Nominations (RemaNCo) Committee: Member

Bongani Phakathi is currently the Human Resources and Public Affairs Executive for a Mining Group and Non-Executive Director of Jet Education Services. He has been involved in Executive Management in various organisations for 0ver 20 years. Bongani’s background and primary area of work have been in Human Resources, in the Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), Financial Services, Manufacturing and Mining sectors. Bongani graduated with B Com and Industrial Relations degrees (both at UKZN, 1992), and completed the Senior Managers Strategic Insights Programme at the University of the Witwatersrand Business School.

Bongani has had broad exposure to all aspects of operations, management and corporate governance, and had experience as a Non-Executive Director for the past 14 years, including the privilege of chairing the Board of the then Blue IQ. Of particular career interest has been his focus on continuous improvement, leadership development, change management and organisational development. Bongani is passionate about understanding the impact that organisations have on people and society. He is married with two daughters and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.