Noluthando Gosa

Occupation: Businesswoman;

Position: founder and CEO;

Company: Akhona Group Pty Ltd;

Industry: Insurance;

Residence: South Africa;

Nationality: South African;

Noluthando Gosa

Noluthando Gosa, is the founder and CEO of Akhona Group Pty Ltd, a 100% black privately held investment holding company.

Work Experience

  • Ms. Gosa was one of the founding members of SA’s first telecommunication regulatory authority, the South African Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (SATRA), now called the Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA).
  • She has served as an Investment Committee Member of the National Empowerment Fund.
  • She was Chairperson of the Gauteng Liquor Board.
  • Sell side analyst, Investec Bank in 2000 - 2003.

Board and Advisor Roles

Ms. Gosa has extensive experience of governance and serves or has served on the following boards:

  • AON SA
  • Broll Property Group
  • SABC
  • Investec Asset Management
  •  JSE listed Verimark Holdings
  • ArcelorMittal South Africa
  • Hulisani Holdings
  • Advisory Board of the Mining Indaba
  • Southern Africa-Canada Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman of the JSE-listed Verimark SA
  • She is a long-standing member of the Institute of Directors of SA


Ms. Gosa has been a recipient of a number of awards, including: 

  • Association of Black Securities and Investments Professionals (ABSIP); 
  • the Black Management Forum’s Gauteng Branch. 
  • a nomination for the Most Influential Women of SA Awards. 
  • first runner-up of the Women’s Property Network.

Philanthropy, Community Service and Memberships

Ms. Gosa was one of the Commissioners of the first National Planning Commission that drafted the National Development Plan – South Africa’s master plan to economic growth and Vision 2030.


Ms. Gosa holds:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), the University of New Brunswick in Canada.
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada.
  • BA Communication (Hons), Fort Hare University, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
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