Business founder, Board Chair and non-executive director. Trained in Clinical Psychology, Thandeka serves as Deputy Chairman of the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR), and a Director of South African Airways SOC. She has been an independent non-executive director of Metair Investments Ltd, and serves as a director of Air Traffic Navigation. She has been an independent non-executive director at Assore Limited, at TongaatHulett Limited, BIOSS Southern Africa Pty Ltd., and Ayavuna Trust. She serves as the Chairman of the Road Freight Association, Jojose Investments and Mawavune Women's Investments.

Previously Thandeka was Group Human Resources & Strategic Transformation Director at Buildmax Ltd, Group HR Director at  Transnet SOC and Chief Executive Officer of Freightdynamics. She joined Imperial Logistics as Group Transformation Executive and then served as Managing Director of Ayavuna Women's Investments("Ayavuna"), which she co-founded.   She held other non executive directorships at GlenrandMib Ltd and the South African Reserve Bank.