The members of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber Board are led by Thomas Schaefer as President. Tshiwela Mhlantla and Andrew Muir serve as Deputy Presidents. Simone Mao-Cheia serves as Honorary Treasurer.
The Board gives freely of their time and expertise on a voluntary basis, and as an organisation, the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber is extremely thankful to them for their leadership. The Board gives strategic direction in achieving our mission of influencing the factors and key stakeholders that creates a competitive enabling business environment in Nelson Mandela Bay, for our members.
The achievements and success enjoyed by the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber would not be possible without the dedicated involvement of the Business Chamber Board, the Executive Committee, Office Bearers and Staff.
President and Deputies: The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber President Thomas Schaefer (middle, from VWSA) with his two Deputy Presidents, Tshiwela Mhlantla (right, from ABSA) and Andrew Muir (left, from Wilderness Foundation).
Honorary Treasurer: Simone Mao-Cheia (Stainless Accessories)
MC Botha Joubert Galpin Searle
Loyiso Dotwana Iliso Consulting
Carol Hall Vodacom
Rocco Joubert First National Bank
Saki Macozoma Volkswagen SA
Mandla Madwara Tadoscene
Hoosain Mahomed AIDC
Gary Markson Standard Bank
Christopher Mashigo Coega Development Corporation
Cumesh Moodliar Investec Private Bank
Sibongile Muthwa NMMU
Ian Nicholls General Motors
Robert Niemand LabourNet
Cyril Peters Alpha Pharm
Bongi Siwisa Emfuleni Resorts
Denise van Huyssteen General Motors SA
Garth Wright Wright Surveillance
From the desk of the President
Thomas Schaefer, Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber President