SMEC South Africa
Board of Directors
SMEC South Africa's Board of Directors are leaders in their field and their expertise, knowledge and foresight ensure SMEC South Africa's continued growth.
The Board is responsible for formulating strategic direction and maintaining good corporate governance.
Israel is the Executive Chairman of Kapela Investments and Kapela Holdings. He has extensive leadership experience and was the first black person appointed as an Executive Director of ABSA Bank and a member of its EXCO. Israel was appointed the first Chairman of the South African Civil Aviation Authority (Oct ’98 – Apr ’05) and served two terms as a Commercial Member of the Special Tax Courts (1996 – 2001 and 2002 – 2007). He is a founder member and past President of The Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA). He was among the first group of Non-Executive Directors of the Financial Services Board and the Policy Board for Financial Services.
Israel Skosana holds a B Compt (Hons); CA (SA); Advanced Management Program (Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration).
He was an honorary Professor in the Department of Accounting and Financial Management at the University of Pretoria and the Professor of Extra Ordinaries in the Department of Applied Accounting at UNISA.
He is an avid golf player.
She has served as trustee, non-executive director or committee member of several bodies, including Disability Empowerment Concerns, Epilepsy South Africa and Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s Office Management and Technology Advisory Committee.