- Hermanus Siyakha was officially constituted in August 2018 with the appointment of a Steering Committee which provides strategic leadership and day-to-day management. Steering Committee members are resident in Hermanus and the Overberg and are all volunteers who are not remunerated. Some serve in their individual capacity and others represent organizations that support the objectives of Hermanus Siyakha.
- A non-profit company, Hermanus Siyakha NPC was registered in September 2018 to act as the receiving and disbursing vehicle for the initiative (Registration Number: 2018/455604/08 ). Three Directors of the Company were appointed from the Steering Committee to approve all financial transactions and fulfil all the necessary governance functions of an NPC. The current Directors are:
Michael Heyns (B Comm, Dip Acc, Dip Tax)
Past Financial Director Rand Mines (Gold Division) Former Managing Director Stewarts & Lloyds (Pty)Ltd Former Marketing Executive Robor (Pty)Ltd
Phillip Parsons (PhD; MEd; MTech) ex-professor at CPUT with experience in research and education; has served on a number of Trustee boards.
Former Senior Executive of the Gillette Group SA and sub Sahara
Former Director of Nielsen