Shudufadzo Siphugu: Finance Manager

Shudufhadzo Siphugu has more than 6 years of financial management experience in mining, construction, and road toll systems. Highlights of her illustrious career includes the auditing of the Central Energy Fund, the Gautrain Management Agency (construction phase) and the Johannesburg Development Agency (Bus Rapid Transport project).

In 2011, she completed her B Compt Honours from Unisa after obtaining her B Com Degree in Accounting from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in 2005.

She became a qualified Chartered accountant (SA) 2016.

Shudufhadzo Siphugu is South Africa Zijin Platinum’s Finance Manager and currently manages and oversees all financial aspects of the company, including internal and external audits, to ensure the flow of accurate and timeous financial information to the stakeholders.

Vuyokazi Nontso: Risk and Compliance Manager

Advocate (Adv.) Vuyokazi Nontso is a qualified Mining Engineer and LLB graduate with 21 years of experience in the South African Mining industry. She was the second women ever to graduate in mining in the then Wits Technikon.

In 2002, Adv. Vuyokazi Nontso became the first black woman in South Africa to obtain a Mine Managers’ Certificate of Competency (Coal) before attaining her Mine Managers’ Certificate of Competency for Metalliferous Mines in 2011. She is one of only a handful of Mining professionals in South Africa who holds both Certificates.

She previously worked as the Principal Inspector of Mines in the Western Cape Region as well as a Regulatory Affairs Manager for Anglo American Platinum, ensuring legal compliance to legislation and licence/permit conditions.

Vuyo leads the helm in overseeing regulatory affairs as the company’s Risk and Compliance Manager for South Africa Zijin Platinum.