At Chancellor House Holdings (“CHH”) the effective management and running of the Company rests with Management and the Board plays an oversight role. CHH is thus fully committed to ensuring that its organisational culture and corporate governance practices promote high ethical standards.
Sipho Mbele has served in excess of ten years in senior management positions in the public sector, including management of inter-governmental relations, stakeholder management, content development and developmental communication.
His past experience includes – developing the institutional structure of the Gauteng Transport Management Authority (GMTA), serving on the GTMA Board and the Urban Transport Board, participating in the transport legislative processes, serving on the Steering Committee on behalf of the Department of Economic Development, developed a FIFA 2010 Transport Master Plan for Gauteng province and the implementation of that plan through the Gauteng Freight and Logistics Strategy. He has also served on the Strategic Infrastructure Programme (SIP) 2, representing the Gauteng Department of Economic Development. During his participation in the formulation process of the SIP 2 programme, the Economic Infrastructure Bill later became legislation.
He was the Chairperson of the South African Youth Council between 1998 and 2000 and during this period he was involved in the drafting of the National Youth Development Policy. He was also involved in the amalgamation of the National Youth Commission and Umsobomvu Youth Fund, leading to the establishment of the successor agency, the National Youth Development Agency.
Sipho holds a BSc. from UNISA and a Policy and Governance qualification from the Wits Graduate School of Public Development. He is currently studying for his honors in Developmental Studies. He has attended courses in languages at Wits University, as well as Transport Economics, Transport Planning and Environmental Management at the Stellenbosch University. Sipho has also attended a Political Science course in Denmark and has furthermore attended various conferences and presented papers on various subjects, including Youth Development and Governance in Belgium, presented papers in Germany and Brazil on transport planning for big events.
Sipho took over as the Convenor of the Progressive Business Forum in April 2021.