Group Chief Executive

Mr Siyabonga Gama is at the helm of the company’s record-breaking infrastructure investment programme - the Market Demand Strategy.

In addition, he is responsible for galvanising his 65 000 colleagues across the company’s ports, rail and pipelines operations. His passion lies in aligning and integrating operational and strategic aspects of the company, growing the business and entering new markets.

He is a seasoned, highly-regarded executive and globally recognised as South Africa’s leading expert in railways and ports operations.

Mr Siyabonga Gama

Group Chief Executive (Executive Director) | Year joined Transnet: 1994


Advanced Executive Programme
Advanced Certificate in Port & Operations Management
Certificate in Port Management
Executive Development Programme
Trium Global MBA


University of Swaziland
City University of New York
University of Singapore
Institute for Infrastructure, Hydraulics & Engineering (IHE) at Delft University
The Wharton School, University of Pennyslavania
London School of Economics, Stern Business School (New York)
HEC Paris School of Management

Area of expertise: Leadership & Global Economy, Strategy, International Logistics, Operational Excellence,
Corporate Finance, Management, Engineering, Transportation & Logistics, Finance and Governance

Mr Mohammed Mahomedy

Appointed to Board 24 May 2018


Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
Bachelor of Accounting Science
Advanced Strategic Management Programme
Global Executive Leadership Development Programme


University of KwaZulu-Natal
University of South Africa
International Institute for Management Development 
Gordon Institute of Business Science

Area of expertise: Accounting, Auditing, Finance and Strategy

Ms Nonkululeko Sishi

Chief Human Resources Officer | Year joined Transnet: 2012


Master of Commerce
Master of Business Administration
Master of Science in Education : Cognitive Development
Bachelor of Education Honours : Mathematics and Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Education: Engineering and Mathematics 
National Diploma in Engineering : Electrical


North-West University
Henley Business School 
University of the Western Cape
University of the Western Cape

University of Cape Town

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Area of expertise: Finance,Leadership,Business Management and Corporate Governance

Mr Thamsanqa Jiyane

Chief Advanced Manufacturing Officer | Year joined Transnet: 2001


Bachelor of Economic Science


University of Stellenbosch

Area of expertise: Banking,Insurance,Finance,Auditing and Risk management

Mr Krishna Reddy

Chief Capital Officer | Year joined Transnet: 1992


Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy
Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Accounting Science
Accounting Special (Bridging Course)
Bachelor of Commerce


South Africa
University of Pretoria
University of Pretoria
University of Pretoria
Vista University

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Mr Mlamuli Buthelezi

Chief Operating Officer | Year joined Transnet: 2000 -2004, 2011- present


Master of Business Administration
Master of Law
Bachelor of Law
Bachelor of Arts in Law


Gordon Institute of Business Science
University of New Hampshire 
University of Cape Town
Rhodes University

Area of expertise: Corporate Governance,Public Administration,Law,Banking and Finance

Ms Makano Mosidi

Chief Information Officer | Year joined Transnet: 2016


Master of Business Administration
Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management
BSc Electronic Engineering


Management College of Southern Africa
School of Project Management
University of Natal

Area of expertise: Strategy,Engineering,Project Management,Transport,Business Management and Leadership

Mr Gert de Beer

Chief Business Development Officer | Year joined Transnet: 1998-2000, 2016 - present


Masters of Management ( Human Resources)
Course in Strategic Human Resources Management
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Psychology


University of the Witwatersrand -Wits Business School
Harvard Business School
University of Fort Hare

Area of expertise: Human Resources,Information Technology,Management and Strategy

Office of the Chairperson and Group Chief Executive

The Group Leadership Team is supported by the Chief Audit Executive, the Group Executive for Strategy and the Group Company Secretary

Ms Mmathabo Sukati
Chief Audit Executive | Year joined Transnet: 2013


Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering


Nyenrode Business University
Oregon State University

Area of expertise:Corporate Governance,Finance and Engineering

Ms Nokuthula Khumalo

Group Company Secretary | Year joined Transnet: 2012


Doctor of Philosophy
Doctorate of Science


University of London
Igbinedion University

Area of expertise:Leadership,Labour Relations,Strategy and Corporate Governance