Dr. Simon Mangcwatywa - Principal Executive Officer
Dr. Simon Mangcwatywa holds an MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery), from the University of Cape Town, which he completed in 2001. Prior to joining Sizwe Medical Fund, he was the Executive Medical Director at Adcock Ingram. He served as Head of Medical Affairs and Business Development at Litha Pharma. He held dual roles at Novartis SA as the portfolio Regional Manager for Africa, Middle East & China and Head of Scientific Operations. Dr. Mangcwatywa has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and allied industries, having fulfilled various roles in his career including executive management, business development, market access, clinical marketing, medical advisory and scientific operations.
Mr. Vusi Mbonani - Chief Financial Officer
Mr Mbonani completed his Articles of Clerkship in 1988 with the then Riceman & Company. He has been in the Medical Aid Industry for twenty four years having joined Sizwe Medical Services (now Sechaba Medical Solutions ) in April 1990 as an Assistant Accountant and leaving in 2014 as an Executive Director (CFO). He was a Director at Sechaba Group Holdings P/L until 2014.
Mr Vusi Mbonani holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the University of The North (now Limpopo). He is a member of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants and the Institute of Directors of South Africa (IoDSA).
Mr. Paseka Mokoena (Acting Clinical Executive)
Ms. Gugulethu Tlali (Compliance Executive)
Ms Tlali’s previous work experience includes working as a Director in the Legal and Governance Unit of the Department of Public Enterprises, Legal Advisor for the Medical Scheme for the Department of Correctional Services and Legal Advisor and Council Secretariat for the Council for Medical Schemes. Ms Tladi is a member of the CSSA and the IoDSA and is admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. She holds a BPROC degree and an LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu Natal.
She is currently enrolled with the University of Pretoria, studying towards her Masters degree in Corporate Law.