Commissioner Profile

Mr Themba Thomas Cyril Dlamini

Mr Dlamini is the former Chief Executive Officer for the Public Protector of South Africa (PPSA). Prior to joining PPSA, He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MMDA). Furthermore, the former Managing Director of the Black Management Forum, Chief Executive Officer of the National Gambling Board (NGB), the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) and Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA).

In addition, he was the Deputy Director- General responsible for Corporate Services and Governance at the Department of Science and Technology. Other positions he held includes: Special Advisor to Minister of Labour; Chief Director responsible for Corporate Services at the Provincial Department of Health in the North West; Manager responsible for Regulatory Affairs at Telkom; Project leader at the Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA), Research Assistant at The Urban Foundation and tutor/teacher.

He holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Cum Laude), and a Master of Arts in Development Economics degree with more than 15 years of experience of the public sector. He also served on the Board of the Metropolitan Trading Company (MTC) Broadband City of Joburg municipal entity, a Council Member of the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), and a Non-Executive Director of the Board of the North West Development Corporation (NWDC) and its subsidiaries.