Mangwashi Victoria Phiyega

National Police Commissioner

Born 1958-5-29 in Polokwane, South Africa

Mangwashi Phiyega, best known as Riah, was appointed National Police Commissioner in June 2012. She Previously was Group Executive of ABSA Bank LTD. She was Group Executive of Transnet Limited. She was an Executive at the National Ports Authority of South Africa. She also was Director for Development at National Child Welfare. She served as Deputy Chairperson for the Public Office Bearers Commission. She led and chaired the Presidential State Owned Enterprises Review Committee. On 14 October 2015 Phiyega was suspended by the President, following a recommendation of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the deaths of protesting miners in Marikana in 2012.


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Newsmaker
Allrounder
Brainiac
Philanthropist (Gold)
Achiever
Leader

CURRENT POSITIONS

Chairman | SAPS | SARPCCO ( SADC Police Chies Association)

Pretoria, South Africa | October 2014 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

National Police Commissioner | National Police Commission | Government of South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa | June 2012 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Deputy Chairperson | Presidency | Public Office Bearers Commission

Pretoria, South Africa | 2011 - 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chairman | Task Team | Road Traffic Management Corporation

Pretoria, South Africa | 2010 - 2010

Transportation and Logistics

Chairperson | Presidency | Presidential State Owned Review Committee

Pretoria, South Africa | 2010 - 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chairman | Absa Group Limited | AllPay Consolidated Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Eastern Cape | 2008 - 2009

Academia, Education and Training

Chairman | Absa Group Limited | AllPay Consolidated Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2007 - 2009

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Trustee | Absa Gotswelela Trust

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2007 - 2009

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Non-Executive Director | Uthingo

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2006 - 2009

Social Development and Community Services

Non Executive Board Member | Consultants and Actuaries | BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LTD

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2006 - 2009

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Trustee | Absa Foundation

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2005 - 2009

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Group Executive | Corporate Affairs | Transnet

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2003 - 2005

Transportation and Logistics

Trustee | Transnet Foundation

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2003 - 2005

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Chairman | Vusisiwe Trust Petronet

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2003 - 2005

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Board Member | Bid Committee | South Africa 2010 World Cup Bid

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2002 - 2010

Sport and Recreation

Board Member | International Association for Ports and Harbours

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2001 - 2003

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Board Committee | Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2000 - 2001

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Commissioner | Satchwell Road Accident Fund Commission

GAUTENG, South Africa | 2000 - 2002

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Board Member | Transtel | Transnet

GAUTENG, South Africa | 1999 - 2000

Transportation and Logistics

Chairman | Transmed | Transnet

GAUTENG, South Africa | 1999 - 2001

Transportation and Logistics

Trustee | Council for Medical Aid Schemes

GAUTENG, South Africa | 1998 - 2000

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

Chairman | Production House | Transnet

GAUTENG, South Africa | 1998 - 1999

Transportation and Logistics

Board Member | Connex Travel | Transnet

GAUTENG, South Africa | 1997 - 2000

Transportation and Logistics

Social Worker and Branch Manager | Pretoria Child Welfare

GAUTENG, South Africa | 1981 - 1986

Social Development and Community Services

Head | NGO | Atteridgeville Child Welfare

Pretoria, South Africa | 1981 - 1987

Social Development and Community Services

Employee Well-being Consultant | Chamber of Mines

Pretoria, South Africa

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources

General Manager | Ports and Corporate Affairs | National Ports Authority

Pretoria, South Africa

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Head Transnet Foundation | Transnet

Pretoria, South Africa

Transportation and Logistics

Group Executive | Corporate Affairs | BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LTD

Pretoria, South Africa

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Director Development | National Council Child Welfare

Pretoria, South Africa

Social Development and Community Services

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

SECONDARY EDUCATION

Leolo High School (1975)

TERTIARY EDUCATION

University of South Africa - UNISA

Pretoria, South Africa | Awarded in 1986

BA Honours (Social Sciences) - Social Work

University of the North

Pretoria, South Africa | Awarded in 1981

BA (Social Work)

Wharton Business School

Pretoria, South Africa | Awarded in 1997

Executive Business Leadership Programme

National University of Singapore

Pretoria, South Africa | Awarded in 1998

Executive Management Programme

University of Johannesburg

Pretoria, South Africa | Awarded in 1994

MA - Social Sciences

University of Wales

Pretoria, South Africa | Awarded in 1997

Post Graduate Diploma - Business Administration

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