OUR VISION

A prosperous country, free from the abuse of authority and governed with the efficient use of tax revenue.

The OUTA Board

The people who make everything happen.

FERRIAL ADAM, Chairperson - Non-Executive

Ferrial Adam serves as OUTA’s chairperson of the board. As an environmental justice activist, Adam, brings a new and visionary dynamic to our board and the governance structure of OUTA.

PHUMLANI MAJOZI, Non-Executive

Phumlani M. Majozi is a contributor at Greenmantle LLC, a radio talk show host at Salaamedia and One Nation FM, a business analyst at Sasfin Bank, and a contributing writer on News24. 

SIMI PILLAY VAN GRAAN

Non-Executive

Advocate Simi Pillay van Graan has vast leadership experience in both government and the private sector over the last 22 years. Pillay van Graan also chaired the National Anti-Corruption Business Forum and has a great passion for advocating good corporate governance and ethical leadership in all sectors. She is actively involved in ensuring the application of King IV in government, business entities and NGOs. 

WYNA MODISAPODI

Non-Executive

Wyna Modisapodi is an accomplished Legal Expert at Executive Level with experience across industries including corporate law and finance. With over 15 years’ experience in Commercial and Corporate Law, Modisapodi has demonstrated the tenacity necessary to speak truth to power having advised extensively on corporate governance of JSE listed boards.

PAUL PAUWEN

Non-Executive

Paul Pauwen, is an entrepreneur and has extensive experience in the management, commercial, strategic planning and logistics side of businesses.  Having lived and worked in a number of African countries, Pauwen has an understanding of the unique socio-economic landscapes across the continent.

WAYNE DUVENAGE

Chief Executive Officer

A BSc. Graduate of KZN University, Wayne has 25 years’ experience in the travel and tourism industry, where he was Chief Executive at Avis for five years until 2012. Along the way, Wayne has spent a few years on the board of the Tourism Business Council (TOMSA) and Chaired the Car Rental industry body – SAVRALA.

ADV. STEFANIE FICK

Head Legal Affairs

Adv. Stefanie Fick joined OUTA in February 2017 as Head of Legal. Fick started her career in the Department of Justice at the age of 17 while pursuing her degree in law. She has over 26 years’ experience in the judicial system and has brought her expertise to our organisation. 

DR. HEINRICH VOLMINK

Executive Director: OUTA National

Dr. Heinrich Volmink, A  MBChB Graduate from the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, and a former member of Parliament serving in the National Assembly. He also holds a Master of Public Administration (with distinction) from the University of Warwick (UK).  Dr. Volmink now serves as Executive Director in the National division at OUTA. 

GODFREY GULSTON

Chief Financial Officer

Godfrey Gulston served as SA's Accountant General between 1998 and 2001.  He was responsible for the development and implementation of the accounting framework currently used across all spheres of government.  Godfrey also produced the first consolidated financial statements for the Republic of South Africa during his tenure.  Before this, he worked in senior roles across a number of large organisations, such as OK Bazaars and Lonhro.

The Executive Team

The people who make everything happen.



WAYNE DUVENAGE

Chief Executive Officer




DR. HEINRICH VOLMINK 

Executive Director - National

 



STEFANIE FICK

Head Legal Affairs

 



JULIUS KLEYNHANS

Operations Executive - Local

 



GODFREY GULSTON

Chief Financial Officer




KERRY DE JONGE

Executive Manager - Human Resources