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Skhumbuzo Macozoma

Armed with a Master of Science (MSc) and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in civil engineering from the University of Witwatersrand, Skhumbuzo Macozoma is an experienced professional engineer with 24 years under his belt.

Skhumbuzo started his career as a trainee researcher at the CSIR in 1993 and by 1997, was appointed as a research engineer responsible for design and research of innovative sanitation technologies, water supply, housing and sustainable construction. In 2002, he was appointed as Director: Transport Infrastructure Management at the Department of Transport where he was responsible for infrastructure network development, overload control and infrastructure standards. He was promoted to Chief Director: Integrated Infrastructure Network Development in 2005 where he was responsible for road, rail and aviation infrastructure - a key role in the development of the Road Infrastructure Strategic Framework for South Africa. In 2007, he was appointed by the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee as its Transport Manager responsible for coordinating transport infrastructure delivery and provision of public transport services ahead of the World Cup. A year later, he assumed a more senior role as a Chief Officer responsible for transport, logistics, accommodation and hospitality.

By 2012, Skhumbuzo was appointed as Managing Director of the Johannesburg Roads Agency and successfully turned around the financial position and delivery of the entity within 18 months during his 3-year tenure.

In March 2016 he was appointed as CEO of Electronic Toll Concession Limited (ETC), a company responsible for collecting electronic toll payments in Gauteng, He then assumed the position of CEO of SANRAL in December 2016. He has also previously served on the SANRAL Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of ACSA.