MEET DR IS OUPA MONAMODI – CHAIRMAN OF THE TRANSFORMATION AND EDUCATION COUNCIL

DR Oupa MonamodiThe IAB talks to Dr IS Oupa Monamodi in the second of a series of interviews with our nine Heads of Councils.

  • Who are you?  I am Dr IS Oupa Monamodi.  I am the Non-Executive Chairman of WPP Protea Investment Holdings and the WPP Group BEE Trust, and I hold a similar role for the Smollan Group SA, as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Tshimedzwa Investment Holdings and the Smollan BEE Trust. I have previously worked in the IT Industry, studied and worked in academia in the USA, and served as the CEO of Uthingo Management the first operator of the South African National Lottery.
  • What council? I am the Chairman of the Transformation and Education Council
  • Why are you there? I am a life-long learner who believes in the transformative and social force of Education.  In these days when our country is struggling to find meaningful and sustainable ways of transforming our society, we need the collective and communal thoughts and brains of all caring South Africans to contribute to this worthy National Project. I believe that I can make a contribution.
  • Why are you part of the IAB? I am part of the IAB because I believe in, and have embraced, its mission to work for the collective interest of all of its stakeholders.