Muzi Manzi: Chief Executive Officer
Muzi is the Chief Executive Officer of AFSA and is responsible for the management and governance of the Federation and he is also a Member of the AFSA Board of Directors. He is further tasked with the development and implementation of the South African Aluminium Industry Roadmap (SAAIR). One of the deliverables of the SAAIR is to elevate the local industry to become competitive so that it can double local Aluminium demand and ultimately for the country to become a net exporter of value-added Aluminium products. Muzi has a qualification in Metallurgical Engineering, MBA together with an extensive Aluminium industry specific experience, especially in both policy development and stakeholder engagement
Christa Smith: Association Administrator
Christa Smith attended school in the North-West Province and completed her Diploma in Human Resource Management through UNISA.
She joined the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) where she worked in several divisions. In 2004, Christa became an independent contractor for SEIFSA and continued to manage various affiliated employer associations. Furthermore, in 2018 she established Okuhlukile Office Solutions (Pty) Ltd which provides secretarial and administrative services and alternative office solutions to industry bodies and associations.
Katlego Legodi: Event Management Lead
Katlego Legodi is the Event Management Lead with a National Diploma in Events Management specializing in event planning, management, and marketing. She is currently enrolled for Advance Diploma in Management Science (Business Administration) at the Durban University of Technology Business School. Her key role is to successfully oversee events from planning to execution and closure – while planning, directing, and coordinating the organization’s administration.
Mohube Maboko: Office Manager
Mohube Maboko is the Office Manager of AFSA. Her role is to identify and implement continuous improvements by successfully employing best business practices to improve efficiency and ensure that operations run smoothly. She holds a BCom Honours in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of South Africa, and a BAdmin in International Relations from the University of Pretoria. Mohube is currently completing her Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification.
Peggy Leremi: Technical Lead
Peggy Leremi is a Metallurgical Research Intern with a BTech degree in Engineering Metallurgy and National Diploma in Engineering Metallurgy from the University of Johannesburg. Peggy’s role is to investigate performance of metals industry from both national and international scale and to provide technical support in the metallurgical field.
Wanika Bester: Bookkeeper