Sipho Dibakwane
Founder of IET

Sipho Moses Dibakwane, Founder of Trust, is currently employed by the National Department of Transport as a Transport Policy Analyst in the Office of the Director General in Pretoria. He is a member of the Black Management Forum and Institute of International Affairs in Johannesburg.Sipho, holds a Masters of Management in Public Policy obtained from the University of Witwatersrand. Other academic qualifications include, Advanced Management Development programme with Public Administration and Learning Academy (PALAMA), the Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Development Administration obtained with University of Witwatersrand, and Bachelors of Arts (BA) Honours in Political Science and English from the University of Venda.Prior to his tertiary education, Sipho matriculated from Memezile high school and attained his primary education in Lindani primary school in Simile, Sabie.

Hanniekie Ethel Mdhluli
Educator

Mdhluli is an Educator by profession and teaches at Lehlasedi High School in Shatale, Bushbukridge and is also an acting Head of Department.Hanniekie holds a Secondary Teachers Diploma with Mapulaneng College of Education, Diploma in Human Resources Management with the Business Management Training College of South Africa, an Advanced Certificate in Education with the University of South Africa (UNISA).She is a member of the South African Council for Educators (SACE).Prior to her tertiary education, Hanniekie, matriculated from Memezile High School and attained her primary education in Lindani primary school in Simile, Sabie. Hanniekie has a passion for education development and is currently studying towards a Bachelor’s Degree (Bed) in Inclusive Education with the University of South Africa (UNISA).

Bonginkosi Victor Mbungela

Is an admitted and practising attorney of the High Court of South Africa, holds a Baccalaureus Procurationis (B.Proc) degree obtained from the University of Venda. His practising firm, NyalunguMbungela Attorneys is based in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga province. Prior to his tertiary education, Bonginkosi, matriculated from Memezile high school and attained his primary education in Lindani primary school in Sabie.Apart from being a practising attorney, Bonginkosi is an accredited Military Law Practitioner attached to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Polokwane Legsato where he holds a rank of Major. He is also a part-time lecturer at the Tshwane University of Technology, a Board Member of the Silulu SesiSwati Lexicography Unit.Bonginkosi is also a sworn acting Magistrate for the district of Nsikazi and a Commissioner in the Small Claims Court for the district of Pilgrims’ Rest.

Sibusiso Sylvester Lekhuleni
Senior Internal Auditor

Lekhuleni is currently employed as a Senior Internal Auditor for AVENG, who are the leaders in infrastructure development in South Africa.Lekhuleni holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce (B Comm) Honours degree from the University of KwaZulu Natal and a B Comm degree in Accounting from the University of the Witwatersrand.Prior to his tertiary education, Lekhuleni, matriculated from Mathews Phosa College in Nelspruit and attained his primary education in Lindani primary school in Sabie.Lekhuleni, is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and is currently studying to be a Certified Internal Auditor.