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Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega

South Africa

Commissioner of the South African Police Service

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Created: 13th Jun 2012
Modified: 13th Jun 2012
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Government of South Africa
National Police Commissioner
Working primarily in:
South Africa

Description of Work:

Riah Phiyega's Experience

Deputy Chairperson
Independent Commission for The Remuneration of Public Office Bearers

March 2011 – Present (1 year 4 months)
Presidential State Owned Enterprises Review Committee

2010 – Present (2 years)

President Jacob Zuma, on the 12 of May 2010 announced the appointment of the Presidential State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Review Committee to review the role of SOEs in the country. The appointment of the Review Committee is a response to the acknowledgement that there is a need to strengthen the role of SOEs to ensure that they respond to a clearly defined public mandate and support the developmental state aspirations of government.
Group Executive
Absa Bank

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ASA; Financial Services industry

April 2005 – February 2009 (3 years 11 months)
Group Executive

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry

2002 – 2004 (2 years)
National Ports Authority SA

August 1998 – June 2000 (1 year 11 months)
National Council - Child Welfare SA

1991 – 1994 (3 years)

Riah Phiyega's Education

National University of Singapore
Executive Management Programme for Commonwealth Management Programme, Executive Management

1998 – 1998

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Executive Leadership Exchange Programme, Growing Sustainable Businesses & Effective Business Leadership

1997 – 1997

University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika
BA (SSW), Social sciences

1984 – 1986

University of Limpopo
BA (SSW), Psychology, Sociology, Social Work

1978 – 1980

University of Johannesburg
MA(SS), Social Sciences

Holds a BA (SW) degree from the University of the North, a BA (SS) Hons from Unisa, an MA (SS) degree from the University of Johannesburg and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Wales University. Also attended Executive Development Programmes at the National University of Singapore and Wharton University, Pennsylvania in the US.

Activities and Societies: Member of the International Woman’s Forum South Africa

Source: LinkedIn

Biographical Information
Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega
(At a Glance)
Place of Origin: South Africa

Previously chairperson of the Presidential State Owned Enterprises Review Committee, appointed by President Zuma to lead the committee appointed to review SOEs.

A past Group Executive for Absa Bank Limited. Also Group Executive at Transnet. She is a Member of Council for the University of Limpopo.

She is a trustee of various NGO’s including Southern Africa Trust and The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. She chaired the Road Accident Traffic Management Corporation Task Team appointed by Minister Ndebele, the Minister of Transport. At Absa she chaired the All Pay Boards For Gauteng and Eastern Cape.

She was board member for the 2010 Bid Committee and was Commissioner for the Road Accident Fund Commission. Riah holds an MA degree from RAU and a post graduate diploma in Business administration from Wales University.She also attended Executive development programmes at the National University of Singapore and Wharton University, Pennsylvania in the US.

Source: LinkedIn

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