Dr Nombuyiselo Makala has B.Com Degree and Honours which she obtained from the University of Fort Hare. She obtained Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Nelson Mandela University. She also holds Doctorate in Administration from the University of Fort Hare. Her area of interest in her Doctoral studies was on the implementation of corporate governance in the public entities of the Eastern Cape. She started her career as an article clerk at Nkonki Sizwe Ntsaluba CA (SA). She boasts an extensive experience in Management, Corporate Services, Financial and General Management areas. She was appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of St Elizabeth Regional Hospital in Lusikisiki, Director for Financial Accounting Services and Director for Corporate Services at the Eastern Cape Department of Health.
She has served in different Finance and Supply Chain Committees either as the Chairperson or as the Deputy Chairperson. Whilst she was the CEO of St Elizabeth Hospital, she served as the Board Member of the Lilitha Nursing College. She has also served and chaired the Board of Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane.
She also served other boards in the private sector as well. Dr Makala was nominated to be a Deputy
Chairperson of the Housing Authority of East London, an NGO responsible for the provision of affordable rental housing to middle income families. She joined Eastern Cape Liquor Board in April, 2011 as Executive Manager for Corporate Services, and in 2020 she was appointed as CEO of the Eastern Cape Liquor Board.
Andiswa Vikilahle, joined the Eastern Cape Liquor Board as a Chief Financial Officer towards the end of 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences (B. Compt.) from the University of Transkei, now Walter Sisulu University.
She also obtained an Honours Degree in Commerce (Accounting) (B. Comm. (Hons)/ CTA from the University of Natal, now UKZN. She has also done an Audit Specialisation Course with University of Cape Town.
She has also served and completed articles at Deloitte Durban Office. She has over nineteen years post articles experience in Financial Management and related disciplines.
Ms Vikilahle has managed her own consultancy and worked as a consultant for various organisations
focusing on Public Sector governance, finance and ICT.
Mr Zola Tyikwe holds a Masters Degree in Development Studies from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, a Honours Degree in Development Studies and BA Degree from the University of Western Cape.
In 1985-1991, he was detained and left the country to join ANC-MK in exile. He underwent military training in Angola and Cuba and later deployed as Regional Logistics Dispatch Officer in Luanda, Angola.
He worked in the following places: South African National Defense Force as a Captain: Personnel Corps from February 1995 to March 1996. In April 1996 to June1999, he worked for Commission on Restitution of Land Rights, Eastern Cape and Free State as a SeniorAdministration Officer.
Following that, he worked for the Office of the Premier from 1999-2009, holding different portfolios such as: Administrative Secretary, Director: Premier’s Support Staff and Senior Manager: Provincial Anti-Corruption and Security Management Services.
He joined the Eastern Cape Liquor Board in 2009, acted as Chief Executive Officer June 2014-February 2015. Currently he is an Executive Manager, heading Compliance and Enforcement Division
Pumlani Tyali is an Executive Manager heading Licensing Division and he holds a Bachelor of Public Administration degree. His work experience spans over decades with various organisations.
His first job was in 1985, working as a Community Development Coordinator at the University of Transkei. From 1986-1989, he worked for the Ciskei Agricultural Corporation as a Manager and Senior Manager: Operations (Agriculture Information and Media Services Division).
In 1989-1995 he worked for the Mobil Foundation as Manager: Corporate Social Responsibility, managing R50m grants budget. He has worked for Anglo Platinum, CHF International (SA), Eastern Cape Development Corporation and Norwich Group holding senior managerial positions. In 2008-2009, he opened a consultation development firm, providing consulting services to NGO’s, CBOs and the private sector.
He has sat on various boards such as: Centre for Corporate Citizenship (UNISA), Anglo American’s Chairman’s fund, National Business Initiative (Western Cape) and New Farmer Investment Company.
He joined Eastern Cape Liquor Board in 2009 as Senior Manager: Licensing.
Linda Tini graduated with Master’s in Business Administration from the Nelson Mandela University, Honours in Industrial Psychology (cum laude) and Bachelor of Administration from Fort Hare University.
She boasts more than 10 years of experience in public and private sector specialising in Human Resources Management, Organisational Behavior and Training and Development. She has previously worked as a Senior Consultant for Human Capital at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, amongst other organisations.
She has served the Eastern Cape Liquor Board since 2011 as Manager Strategic Planning and her responsibilities included Strategy Planning and Management, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Business Performance Reporting as well as Policy Analysis and Development. In 2020 she was appointed as Senior Manager: Corporate Services at the Eastern Cape Liquor Board