Palesa Kadi, board member

Johannesburg, Gauteng

Palesa Kadi holds a Masters and BA (Hons) in Political Studies and Comparative Economics from UWC, Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Wits and is currently completing her PhD  with Research Chair in Critical Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Pretoria. She also holds academic qualifications in Ethics, Technology Governance, and Digital Disruption Strategies, amongst others.


Palesa has held Director and Executive positions at a number of public sector entities, including Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, the National Department of Tourism and ICASA. She serves in various boards and Trusts including National Housing Finance Corporation, South African Broadcasting Corporation,  Karoshoek Solar Community Trust and Cricket South Africa. Her expertise in public policy development, corporate governance and risk management, strategic business planning and corporate communications are a valuable addition to TUHF’s Board make-up.