Mr Simon Makgatho is a dedicated and experienced public servant who worked for various departments i.e. PALAMA as a Senior Human Resources Officer. He also served as Senior Committee Officer for the National Department of Transport (DoT) and Assistant Director: Secretariat Services. Whilst at the At the DoT, he was seconded for four (4) years to serve as Secretariat of Cabinet Committee, Infrastructure Development Cluster (IDC) before he joined Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) as Deputy Director/ Manager: Office of the COO.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Programme Management (MComPM) from Cranefield College of Project and Programme Management and various Advanced and Post Graduate Diplomas in Management and Human Resources Management. He has extensive experience in ensuring that the highest standards of administrative processes and corporate governance are promoted and maintained, so that the business operates efficiently and in accordance with all statutory and legal provisions i.e, Companies Act, MFMA, Municipal Systems Act, King Reports on corporate governance and others. Mr Makgatho was appointed by Tshwane Economic Development Agency (TEDA) as Board Secretariat from 2015 to 2018. He was later appointed as a Company Secretary in December 2018.