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Reuben Kadalie - Non Executive Director

Reuben has undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Operations and Project Management, Business Administration, Financial Management, Strategic Leadership, Human Resources, Organisational Development, Marketing, Economics and Information Systems. He is currently studying for an MBA qualification.

He has been employed at the CSIR for the last 16 years holding various senior positions. He was one of a selected group of managers and researchers at the CSIR that completed an internationally recognised Advanced Leadership Programme. His present responsibilities include heading up the Regional Western Cape Office of the National Cleaner Production Centre (NCPC-SA) and fulfilling the position of the National Operations Manager of the (NCPC-SA), a DTI Industrial Sustainability Programme that is hosted by the CSIR. He is also part of the senior management team of the CSIR’s Strategic Initiatives & Implementation Unit that is based in Pretoria.

In addition, he has over 20 years of experience as a senior manager in the manufacturing sector. Reuben has held numerous leadership positions on advisory committees and boards with a focus on industry competitiveness, capacity building, human capital development and strategic leadership.

Reuben has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of Visual and is a member of the Audit committee.