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 Chief Executive and Principal Officer

 

Mr. Sibusiso Luthuli ​                   ​

Mr. Sibusiso Luthuli 

  • B.Com Accounting (University of Zululand)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (University of Durban Westville)

  • ​Chartered Accountant (SA)


Mr Sibusiso Luthuli is the Chief Executive and the Principal Officer. He joined the EPPF in April 2010. Prior to joining EPPF he was MD of Ithala Limited.  In 2014, Mr. Luthuli co-founded the pension funds industry body, Batseta where he currently holds the role of Deputy Chairman.

He has held different non-executive directorate positions at various organisations including Telkom SA, the Principal Officers Association, University of Kwazulu Natal and Ethekwini Municipality. Mr. Luthuli serves on the EPPF's Board of Trustees, Medical Panel, Executive Committee, the Benefits Committee, the Joint DB/DC Task Team and the Audit and Risk Committee. 

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 Chief Investment Officer

 

 

Mr. Ndabe Mkhize

Mr. Ndabe Mkhize

 

  • BSc. Actuarial Science

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst(CAIA)​

 

Mr Ndabe joined the EPPF on 1 July 2007. He has held various leadership positions in various organisations including Futuregrowth Asset Management and Sanlam Investment Management.

He serves on various committees within the EPPF including the Board of Trustees, the Executive Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, Strategic Investment Committee, Risk Management Committee and the Procurement Committee.

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 Chief Financial Officer

 

 

Ms. Nopasika Lila (CA) SA

Ms. Nopasika Lila (CA) SA

 

  • Chartered Accountant (SA)

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Corporate Governance (Rand Afrikaans University)

  • Management Development Programme (Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS))

  • Higher Certificate in Financial Markets & Instruments (Academy of Financial Markets)

  • B.Compt Degree (Walter Sisulu University)


Ms Nopasika Lila is the Chief Financial Officer​ of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. She serves as an independent non-executive Director of JSE-listed company enX Group Limited and chairs its Audit Committee. Ms Lila is also an independent non-executive Director of Nampak Limited and chairs its Risk and Sustainability Committee.​​

Her vast experience and areas of interest cover finances, corporate governance, management, retirement industry, strategies and training development. Her background in the financial services industry was earned at numerous places, among which Old Mutual, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) and the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund stand out.

Ms Lila is also a business woman who ran her own company, Astute Intellect (Pty) Limited for a considerable period of time. Apart from being an effective communicator and trainer she speaks and writes Mandarin with relative ease. ​

 Manager: Human Resources

Mr. Joey Sankar​Ms. Shyless Nkuna

 

  • BA Psychology (University of the Western Cape)

  • BA Hons. Psychology (University of the Western Cape)

  • Registered Psychometrist (Health Professions Council of South Africa)

  • Master of Commerce in Business Management (University of Johannesburg)

 

Ms Shyless Nkuna joined EPPF on 01 April 2017. She began her HR career at the Foschini Retail Group in Cape Town. Prior to joining EPPF, she held various HR roles in different financial institutions, such as Standard Bank, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the South African Reserve Bank.

Ms. Nkuna heads the Human Resources Department at EPPF and also serves on the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and the Executive Committee of EPPF.

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 Manager: Information Technology

Mr. Joey SankarMr. Willem Fick

 

  • Bachelor of Engineering - Industrial (University Pretoria)

  • Hons. Industrial Engineering (University Pretoria)

 

Mr. Fick is the Information Technology Manager.  He joined the EPPF in July 2017. He started his career as an engineer in the Aerospace and Defence Industry, moving into the Banking and Financial Services Industry in the early 2000s. This saw him gain experience through IT, strategy, and advisory roles with various Financial Institutions, both in South Africa and abroad, over the past 17 years. These include Nedbank, Barclays Bank, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Consignia, Discovery Health, the First Rand Group, and First National Bank.

His last position prior to joining the EPPF was that of Enterprise Architect with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Mr. Fick serves on various committees, including the IT Steering Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee, and the Executive Committee of the EPPF.

 Manager: Risk and Compliance

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Ayanda Gaqa

Mr. Ayanda Gaqa​


  • B.Tech. (Internal Auditing)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning (University of Free State)

  • Certified Financial Planner®

  • Certified Compliance Professional (Compliance Institute of SA)


Mr. Ayanda Gaqa​ joined the EPPF on 1 July 2007. He has held various leadership positions in various organisations including Futuregrowth Asset Management and Sanlam Investment Management. 

He serves on various committees within the EPPF including the Board of Trustees, the Executive Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, Strategic Investment Committee, Risk Management Committee and the Procurement Committee


 Manager: Retirement Fund Operations

Mr. Joey Sankar​Mr. Joey Sankar

 

  • B.Com. Management (UNISA)

  • Masters in Information Technology (University of Pretoria)

  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (IT IL) qualification

  • ​Prince 2 Practitioner qualification

 

Mr Joey Sankar joined the EPPF on 01 July 2014 as Project Manager and was appointed as the Manager of Retirement Fund Operations on 1 September 2015. Prior to joining EPPF Mr. Sankar held managerial positions in various organisations including Alexander Forbes Financial Services, NBC Holdings and Deloitte Consulting.

Mr. Sankar serves on various committees within the EPPF including the Benefits Committee, Legal and Technical Committee, Executive Committee, Procurement Committee, Medical Panel and the IT Steering Committee

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 Manager: Legal and Corporate Secretariat

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