Executive Management

Chief Executive Officer

Thabo Dube is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mine Health and Safety Council. Prior to that he was the Deputy Chief Inspector of Mines since 2007 at Department of Mineral Resources and held various senior positions within the Mining sector.

Chief Research Operations Officer

Nkhensani Masekoa is the Chief Research Operations Officer (CROO) at the Mine Health and Safety Council responsible for overseeing research programme implementation and management to improve the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) in the South African Mining Industry (SAMI). Her role also entails committee oversight and development of advice from research outcomes to the Minister of Mineral Resources.

Chief Financial Officer
Acting Corporate Governance Legal Officer

Itumeleng Rafapa is the Acting Corporate Governance Officer and the Governance Risk and Compliance Officer at the Mine Health and Safety. He has extensive knowledge on governance, risk and compliance. He has been an auditor for both the private and public sector for more than six years.

IT Senior Manager
Corporate Services Officer