Reverend Dr. Vukile Mehana

Non-Executive Chairman

Reverend Dr. Mehana brings wisdom and mature insight to the board of espAfrika.  Multiple qualifications and significant life and business experience, bring balance and inspiration to the fast paced organisation that has spread its wings across the African continent and made its successful presence known.

Reverend Mehana is acknowledged as a social development activist, educator and guiding light, mentor and empowers those around him.  He willingly shares his advice, experience and connections to ensure that those he leads are continually moving forward.  His calm and reassuring presence permeates throughout the corridors of businesses and can be found backstage at many of the concerts and festivals espAfrika produces.

His qualifications: BTh (Rhodes University), AMP (INSEAD Business School, France), Certificate on Public Enterprises (National University of Singapore), MBA (De Montfort University, UK), DPhil (University of Johannesburg), ordained minister of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Adjunct Professor of UCT: Graduate School of Business and Top Management Certificate on Public Enterprise: National University of Singapore.

Reverend Mehana is the chairman of the LR Management Group (Pty) Ltd and also sits on the boards of various companies as well as being an active leader in non-profit organisations.
Major directorships: LR Management Group (Pty) Ltd (chairman), J & C Engineering (Pty) Ltd (non-executive chairman), Mazwe Financial Services (non-executive chairman), Makana Investment Corporation (Pty) Ltd (non-executive director representing the Ex-Political Prisoners Trust), AEEI (Pty) Ltd, Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) (chairman), National Lotteries Board Sport and Recreation Distribution Agency (non-executive member), Mendo Holdings and Sizwe IT Group.

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