Board Members

Sibongile Simelane-Quntana

Executive Director of the South African Responsible Gambling Foundation.  She has a solid background in research, managing institutional programmes, organisational planning, policy development, project management, programmes evaluation and monitoring.

She is currently completing her Masters’ Degree in Public Administration and Management with the University of the Witwatersrand; she also has Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management, a Post Graduate Diploma in Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with the University of the Witwatersrand.

Ms Sibongile Simelane-Quntana has more than 10 years’ experience as a programmes manager having held senior positions in the public sector.

Fana Johannes (“Joe”) Nalane

Joe is a practising advocate and former attorney and conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa. He has held the position of Director at Werkmans Inc and was founding partner of Nalane Manaka Attorneys.

He was previously a practicing attorney for 14 years. His areas of specialisation include corporate/commercial law, labour law, administrative law, and local government law. Joe is the former Chairman of the Gauteng Gambling Board and serves on a number of leading company boards including Fidelity Security Services (Pty) Ltd.

Advocate Themba Ngobese

Adv. Themba Ngobese, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Casino Association of South Africa (“CASA”).

Prior to joining CASA, he was the Group Compliance & Legal Services Executive at Peermont Hotels Casinos & Resorts. Prior to joining Peermont, he held senior positions at the Gauteng Gambling Regulatory Authority in the Gauteng Province and the National Gambling Regulatory Authority of South Africa, respectively.

He has over 17 years’ experience in the gambling industry which he gained both as a gambling regulator and casino operator. He holds a B. Proc and LLB degrees; both from the University of the Witwatersrand as well as a Certificate in Legal Practice from the University of South Africa. He also serves on the Board of the South African Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (“ACAMS”).