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Saki Macozoma

Executive Chairman of Safika Holdings
Country: South Africa
Fields of Expertise: Human Rights, Entrepreneurship and Investment

Saki Macozoma

Sakumzi (Saki), Justice Macozoma, is a businessman and an entrepreneur awarded, in 2012, by the University of South Africa (UNISA) with its highest honor, the Calabash award and with the university’s first Robben Island alumnus award, that honors those who were imprisoned for fighting the apartheid regime.

Macozoma spent five years in prison alongside Nelson Mandela, after which he joined the South African Council of Churches and the African National Congress (ANC).

Saki Macozoma is the Executive Chairman of Safika Holdings, Non-Executive Director of Vodacom Group Limited, since 2017, and Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Pivotal Fund Limited, since 2016. He serves as Chairman of Tshipi é Ntle and Ntsimbintle Mining and as a Joint Deputy Chairman of Standard Bank Investment Corporation Limited.

Macozoma studied political science, economics and journalism at UNISA and the University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA. He is a Council Member of the Rhodes University, of the Medical University of South Africa, and UNISA and the Chairman of the KwaZulu–Natal Philharmonic Orchestra.