Our Valuable Team Members

Joyce Titi Pitso
Joyce Titi PitsoChairperson
Titi obtained her Masters in Library and Information Science (MLS) at Catholic University of America (CUA) – Washington, DC in 1990.

Ms. Pitso has 23 years’ experience in the management of projects in the area of electoral democracy and good governance, with specific emphasis on elections in and outside South Africa. She has worked for various national, regional and international organizations, these included, the African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa, the SADC Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF), the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)/ The Carter Centre (TCC), the Electoral Institute for the Sustainability of Democracy in Africa (EISA), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). She has worked in over 30 countries in Africa.

Ms. Pitso participated in election observer missions in over 30 countries in Africa, including the Middle East and South East Asia. She posses’ good communication and inter-personal skills and having previously worked with eminent persons such as former presidents and prime ministers, she can communicate with individuals at any level. Issues of democracy, good governance, credible and genuine elections are important to her work. She has been involved in training election observers for the African Union in the five regions of Africa.

Formerly with Smartmatic Africa, as the Business Development Manager for Sub Saharan Africa, position she held since August 2016, she is now consulting for ACOORD Development Consulting since 1 September 2016.

Keith Anderson
Keith AndersonCEO
Keith matriculated at Damelin College and holds qualifications from the Institute of Marketing Management, Stellenbosch Graduate School of Business, UCT Graduate School of Business, Heriot-Watt University, RSA, and La Salle and Century Universities, USA.

Keith has held senior executive positions in various industries including Banking, Petro-chemical, Information Technology, Services and Consulting.

Keith Anderson’s fields of specialisation include:
Environmental issues, Waste Management, Information Technology, Restructuring and Regulation in support of sustainable development. In addition his focus on energy, research and development, policy and cutting edge business models are crucial value-adds to KAMM.

Keith, at the behest of governments and multi-nationals has for years and still continues to, deliver papers globally on Environmental issues and Waste Management. He has served as an adviser to numerous cross-border government departments, multilateral organisations and major international and South African corporations.

For the past three years he has been involved extensively within the private equity arena primarily focusing on unlisted companies, performing company analysis and valuation, turnaround propositions, mergers and acquisitions involved with some of the countries largest blue-chip organisations.

Having Chaired and served on numerous boards of companies in various stages of their life cycles over the years, Keith is widely recognised as having provided outstanding natural acumen and sound leadership to those corporates, partners and stakeholders, sharing his extensive international management and enterprise project development experience.

Keith was also the Founding member of the e-Waste Association of South Africa.

Divya Singh
Divya SinghDirector
Divya Singh holds a doctorate in law and a second Masters in Tertiary Education Management from the University of Melbourne. She is a Certified Ethics Officer (The Ethics Institute) and served as the Executive Director of Globethics.net Southern Africa. Divya is a qualified advocate of the High Court of South Africa. She practised for her own account for 8 years and then returned to full-time academia. She has also served variously as an additional Regional Magistrate, Durban, assessor in the High Court, and consultant to the South African Law Commission and the first editor for Butterworths Judgments-on-line. Divya was a professional academic for the last twenty-six years, serving in higher education management for the most recent 10 years. The last but current position held was Vice Principal Advisory and Assurance Services at the University of South Africa where she was responsible for Legal Services, Risk and Compliance, the Ethics Office, Communications and Marketing and the Institutional Information Office (Data Protection and Privacy). Dr Singh also served in the capacity of Registrar Governance as well as a Deputy Registrar, taking full responsibility for institutional student administration. She is currently the Academic Director at Stadio Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a private higher education investment company and the tertiary venture of the Curro Group of businesses.

Divya’s research profile from 1990 includes 32 articles in accredited journals, 10 book chapters, 1 book (co-edited), and in the last two years (2015-2016) she presented 15 Conference papers and keynote presentations, locally and globally. She has been editor of 2 academic journals and an editor of Butterworths Judgment-Online (JOL). She has received numerous awards domestically and internationally for her academic contribution and community service and engagement, as well as stakeholder recognition from various bodies including the FBI (USA) and United Nations.

Prof Singh has a track record of service on Boards, Commissions of Enquiry, and Audit Committees in the public sector and has served variously as Chairperson or ordinary member of the Committees and panels. She served on both the NER Board as well as the first NERSA Board and is currently a member of the Audit Committee for the City of Cape Town. She has initiated and facilitated co-operative and stakeholder relationships with local, continental and international partners with significant success and achievement and is a much experienced facilitator and trainer in areas of law, leadership and governance.

Peta Mashinini
Peta MashininiDirector
Peta Mashinini holds a Masters in Business Management from Thames Valley University, a BSc from Fort Hare University, Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from Wits Business School, a Diploma in Projects Management – School of Business Leadership, (UNISA) and completed the Executive Management Development Programme at University of the Witwatersrand’s Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management

Peta is an independent contractor specializing in Project and Contract Management, Good Governance, Policy and Strategy Development. She has served in local government for over 14 years in strategic positions at the City of Johannesburg as Strategic Executive in Corporate Services, Regional Director and Director of Social Development. She also served as Deputy City Manager in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. Peta contributed to transformation, developing governance and administrative systems. Her capabilities include among others developing performing teams including implementing a transformational human capital and resources strategy.

Peta has positively contributed in shaping education in South Africa by serving at the National Education Crisis Committee (NECC) and Education Policy Unit at Wits. My capabilities include engaging across different spheres in government. I am passionate about instilling leadership values and responsibility in youth and women of South Africa, as a former activist of Soweto Youth Congress (SOYCO), Azanian Student Congress (AZASO) & Federation of Transvaal Women (FEDTRAW).

Peta served in Kagiso Trust as cofounder of development programs. She managed programs funded by the European Union, Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) worth R60 million value in Rands.

Current Position: Director of Companies

• 2010 to date SASOL Inzalo Groups funding
• 2009 to date Thebe Investment Company
• 2014 to date Group Risk Governance Committee
• 2014 to date Group Performance Audit Committee
• 2016 Intersite Asset Investments SOC Ltd

Londiwe Mthembu
Londiwe MthembuDirector
Londiwe Mthembu – holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning and recently completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration through Wits Business School.

She has over 10 years working experience in policy development of the Urban and Rural environment in the local government sector. She then moved on to policy implementation which led to her engagements in the infrastructure development space across all government sector with private sector engagements and interactions.

Her skills include policy development, business planning and implementation, project and programme facilitation and management, business leadership, development and administration.

As Managing Director of Abcon Group Foundation (AGF), reporting to the chairman of Abland Property Developers on opportunities available for an empowered Property Developer
Londiwe is also instrumental in the development and implementation strategy which achieves high profit returns in the company for the benefit of the AGF

Londiwe has also been active in finding opportunities that will enable the company to have annuity income over time for the benefit of the AGF. Search for investment opportunities in the previously disadvantaged market. Prepare capital raise documents to present in state funding agencies. Develop and/or align governance and compliance policies in own practice areas to identify and manage risk exposure liability.