Advisory Board Member Mining Indaba
Ms. Gosa is one of the founding Commissioners of democratic South Africa’s first National Planning Commission that was appointed by the President of the Republic to draft the country’s current economic blueprint, Vision 2030 as well as the National Development Plan.
Noluthando is an MBA (Marketing) graduate of the University of New Brunswick, Canada; a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University, as well a B. A. Communications Honours degree graduate from the University of Fort Hare. She has also had extensive training in Regulation from the City University of London, UK, the Adams Institute in UK, as well as the US Telecommunications Training Institute in Washington, DC.
She credits her MBA training to her entrepreneurial career having founded the Akhona Group of companies in 2003 with Akhona Properties (Real Estate Management). The group has now diversified to include interests in the energy and resources sectors. Prior to starting her own business she was an Investment Banker with Investec Bank.
Ms Gosa has extensive Board experience at both Executive and Independent Non Executive levels with companies like Broll Property Group, South African Broadcasting Corporation, AON Corporation, the National Empowerment Fund’s Investment Committee, Kellogg’s Brown and Root (KBR), as well as Investec Asset Management.
She has received numerous awards including the Black Management Forum Gauteng’s Achiever Award; The Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals Achiever Award, the first runner up to the Women’s Property Network’s Excellence Award, and she was nominated in the Most Powerful Women in Business and Government Awards. She has also been involved with numerous charities that focus on ensuring access to education for children from disadvantaged backgrounds including the Students’ Sponsorship Program.