Board of Directors

Board Directors

Ferose Oaten

Chairperson of the Board

Ferose is the Chairperson of the MIFA Board of Directors. She also serves as a member of the Human Resource and Remuneration Committee.

She is a true South African motor industry stalwart and a former President and Chairman of the RMI.

She started her career in Human Resources at Eskom at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station in Cape Town, later moving into General Management.

Ferose has been Managing Director of AVTS Roadworthy Stations for 27 years. The organisation has 81 staff members in seven branches in the Cape Peninsula.

She has been joint CEO of TUV SUD South Africa, since 2014, with responsibility for Business Assurance, the Mobility Division and Periodic Inspection of vehicles.

Ferose holds a Master’s Degree in Executive Management from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.

Michael Motsoane

Chairperson Remuneration Committee

Michael has been appointed as a Director of the MIFA Board. He serves as a member of both the Human Resource and Remuneration Committee as well as the Operational Committee.

He is the current chairman of the Fuel Retailers Association and a successful entrepreneur. His business interests include his directorship of, and partnership in, Sparkling Auto Mall of Africa branch in partnership with Ninathi Holdings, as well owning two BP service stations.

Michael, who started his career in sales, says he is driven by motivating and developing people in organisations to perform at their best. This is not limited to his own employees, though, as he is an active mentor to various individuals outside of his immediate business and industry.

Michael has previously also been a Trustee of the Motor Industry Retirement Funds.

Board Directors

Jan Schoeman

Alternate Director

Reggie Sibiya

Alternate Director

Board Directors

Leesha Koobair

Chairperson Operations Committee

Leesha chairs the MIFA Operational Committee and also serves in the Tender Evaluation Committee and is a director on the MIFA Board.

She is a Business Development and Strategy Specialist who holds a B.Comm Honours degree in Finance as well as an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), among other qualifications.

Leesha works at the Motor Industry Staff Association (MISA). She also serves as Trustee on the Copartes Pension Fund Board and serves on various MIBCO structures.

Board Directors

Mduduzi Anderson Nkosi

Principal Director

Anderson has been appointed as a Director on the MIFA Board. He serves as a member of both the Human Resource and Remuneration Committee, as well as the Operational Committee.

Anderson speaks four official languages and has been a sector coordinator at NUMSA since 2013.

Before that, he was a union organiser – first at SAEWA and later at SATAWU, where he achieved a 72% success rate in arbitrations.

Anderson has successfully completed various CCMA courses, including Basic Labour Laws and Advanced Labour laws.

Theuns Scheepers

Alternate Director

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