Ms Nomini Rapoo: Board Chairperson
Ms Nomini Rapoo was appointed to the Board in August 2010. She holds an LLB degree from the University of Natal (Pietermaritzburg), a BCom(Law) degree from the University of the North and a Certificate in Corporate Governance from the University of Johannesburg. She is an admitted attorney of the High Court and her extensive career spans from among others, the South African Maritime Safety Authority, Industrial Development Corporation, Airports Company South Africa before joining AECI Ltd as Group Company Secretary responsible for legal advisory, risk management, compliance and governance portfolios. Ms Rapoo specialises in corporate governance and has written a book on Black Economic Empowerment and contributed numerous articles on governance issues. Ms Rapoo serves as the chairperson of the RTIA Board.
Mr Japh Chuwe (Executive): Registrar
Mr Chuwe has extensive experience in the transport industry both in private and government sectors. He holds a BA Law and Honours in Industrial Sociology from the University of the Witwatersrand, a Certificate D'assiduite from the Institut International Des Droits De L'Homme, France and a Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Project Management from the University of Pretoria. He has worked as Operations Manager for NaTIS and successfully implemented the NaTIS in the Kingdom of Lesotho pursuant to the standardization of transport information systems espoused in the SADC Protocol, Project Manager that developed the Road Classification System and Best Practice Model in the Licensing Departments in Gauteng. He was Senior Manager with the RTMC for the implementation of AARTO before being appointed Registrar in October 2011.
Mr Christopher Manzini: Board member
Mr Christopher Manzini was appointed to the Board in August 2010. He holds a B Iuris degree from the University of Durban Westville, an LLB degree from the University of Witwatersrand and Public Prosecutor Certificate from the Justice College. Mr Manzini has held numerous positions in the legal field, including being a Legal Consultant for Ntuli, Noble and Spoor Attorneys deployed to the Department of Land Affairs (Mpumalanga Province). He is a practicing attorney and currently the Director in Manzini - Mdladla Attorneys specializing in criminal and civil matters.
Mr Naas Jordaan: Board member
Mr Naas Jordaan was appointed to the Board in August 2010. He holds a B (Eng) Industrial (Cum Laude) degree from the University of Pretoria. He was a lead consultant in developing the NaTIS and integrating the varying information technology systems used by transport departments prior to the NaTIS and successfully implemented the NaTIS in Namibia. Mr Jordaan is a specialist in the operations and information technology fields and has extensive experience in Strategic Management, Leadership, Organisational Development and Programme/Project Management. He was the project manager for the successful electronic data solution used for the 2001 census on behalf of Stats SA. He is the Managing Director of MIP Holdings (Pty) Ltd and also serves as the Chairperson of the RTIA Technical Committee.
Adv Thomas Dicker: Board Member
Adv Thomas Dicker was appointed to the Board in August 2010. He is a Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions for the South Gauteng High Court, Johannesburg. He holds an LLB degree from the University of Pretoria and has a long career in the legal fraternity as Senior Public Prosecutor, Senior State Advocate, Deputy Attorney-General to the current post. He has a wide range of experience and expertise in traffic law and related matters and was a previous Chairperson of the Technical Committee for Standards and Procedures for Traffic Control and Traffic Control Equipment.