Contact details for key management positions

Dial 012 481 – extension (Ext), unless marked otherwise

  • Acting CEO: National Research Foundation - Dr Beverley A Damonse (Ext 4329)
  • Deputy CEO: Research and Innovation Support and Advancement (RISA) - Dr. Gansen Pillay (Ext 4109)
  • Executive Director: Corporate Finance – Mr. Ron D Grace (Ext 4355)
  • Executive Director: Corporate Governance – Ms. Faranah Osman (Ext 4192)
  • Executive Director: ICT – vacant
  • Executive Director: International Relations & Co-operation – Dr. Aldo Stroebel (Ext 4039)
  • Executive Director: Knowledge Fields Development - Dr. Andrew Kaniki (Ext 4260)
  • Executive Director: Human and Institutional Capacity Development - Dr. Romilla Maharaj (Ext 4087)
  • Executive Director: Grant Management and Systems Administration - Dr. Bernard Nthambeleni (Ext 4182)
  • Executive Director: Research Chairs and Centres of Excellence – Dr Thandi Mgwebi (Ext 4022)
  • Executive Director: Reviews and Evaluation – Dr Rocky Skeef (Ext 4129)
  • Acting Executive Director: Institutional Engagement and Partnership Development – vacant
  • Executive Director: Knowledge Management Corporate - Dr. Daisy Selematsela (Ext 4158)
  • Acting Executive Director: Applied Research, Innovation and Collaboration - Dr. Kaluke Mawila (Ext 4025)
  • Executive Director: Special Projects - Mr. Robert Kriger (Ext 4141)
  • Deputy CEO: Astronomy - Prof. Nithaya Chetty (Ext 4010)
  • Acting Managing Director: HartRAO – Prof. Ludwig Combrinck (012 301 3100)
  • Managing Director: SAIAB – Dr Angus Paterson (046 603 5800)
  • Executive Director: SAEON – Mr Johan Pauw (012 349 7722)
  • Executive Director: NZG - Dr Clifford Nxomani (012 328 3265)
  • Acting Executive Director: iThemba LABS – Dr Kobus Lawrie (021 843 1000)
  • Executive Director: SAAO - Prof Ted Williams (021 447 9318)
  • Group Executive: Science Engagement and Corporate Relations – Dr Beverley A Damonse (Ext 4329)
  • Group Executive: Human Resources and Legal Services – Mr. Patrick B Thompson (Ext 4173)
  • Chief Financial Officer and Group Executive: Finance and Business Systems – Mr. Bishen Singh (Ext 4045)