Our Team
Tshikululu insists on rigorous corporate governance standards with values of dynamism, excellence, innovation, resilience and integrity that govern the way we operate and interact with our stakeholders. We have a representative, unitary board of directors as required by the Companies Act, no. 71 o f 2008, and the King III code on good governance. Four of the company’s five directors are non-executive.
The directors have a duty to act in good faith, with due diligence and care in the best interests of the company, clients and all stakeholders. The board is responsible for assessing organisational risks, and have sub- committees for Audit, Risk and Compliance; and Human Resources. They are the guardians of Tshikululu’s values and ethics.

Godfrey Gomwe

Non-executive, Chairman

Godfrey joined the Tshikululu Board in 2007 and is the non-executive Chairman. He has extensive experience as an executive in the metals and mining industries. Godfrey previously held the position of Chief Executive of Anglo American Thermal Coal and was also responsible for Anglo American’s manganese interests in a joint venture with BHP Billiton. His experiences include director level positions in regional and multinational companies covering a wide range of industry sectors. He is also a director of other listed and unlisted companies

Tracey Henry

Chief Executive Officer

Having held positions at the Chamber of Mines and at Anglo American, Tracey joined Tshikululu at its inception in 1998. She was appointed CEO in 2008. Since then, Tracey has also served on various NGO boards and advisory committees, and is a member of the Institute of Directors of SA. She is a Fellow of the African Leadership Institute, has been an occasional lecturer at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, and has peer reviewed and written articles for local and international publications.

Dr Mothomang Diaho

Lead independent director

A former head of the Nelson Mandela Foundation dialogue programme, founding member of TEACH SA, and a chair of St Stithians College, Mothomang joined the Tshikululu Board in 2010. She is a Fellow of the African Leadership Initiative, and founder of the Spiral Aloe lifestyle clinics and spas, focusing on integrative health and wellness. Mothomang has been a public health practitioner for 33 years.

Getty Simelane


The founder and director of HR Touch, a human resources consultancy, Getty joined the Tshikululu Board in 2015. Her experience in human resources include senior- and director-level positions in a range of industrial sectors, including telecommunications, FMCG, and investment banking in local and multinational companies. She is a Chartered Human Resources Practitioner (Generalist), a member of the South African Board for People Practices, a Fellowship Member of the Institute of Directors SA, and
an accredited Sirdar Governance Panelist.

Hans Kuipers


Hans is a Partner and Managing Director of the Boston Consulting Group where he leads their Metals and Mining practice for Europe, Africa and Latin America. He is also responsible for their social impact activities in Africa, and was appointed a director of Tshikululu in 2015. Hans is a member of the Institute of Directors SA

William Somerville

Company secretary

William was appointed Tshikululu’s Company Secretary in 2008, after serving as Absa’s Group Company Secretary of Absa for 12 years. He is the executive of CorpStrat Governance Services, serves on the technical committee of the Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa, and is a member of the Institute of Directors SA board appraisal panel. William is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.