Management and Control of the Fund

The Board of Trustees of the Transport Sector Retirement Fund remains committed to always act in the best interests of their members and their next of kin.

The Fund is managed by a Board of Trustees represented by the following Trustees:

Mr Joe Letswalo

Principal Officer
Joe Letswalo holds B Proc, LLB and MBA degrees, as well as an international executive post graduate certificate from the London School of Economics. He is a qualified Professional Principal Executive Officer and Chartered Principal Executive Officer.

Tebogo Kgosi

Deputy Principal Officer
Tebogo completed a post graduate qualification in Financial Planning with the University of the Free State that included subjects such as Advanced CFP (Employee Benefits), Fund Design & Financing and Fund Governance & Maintenance. She started her expansive career within the Financial Services Industry during 1999.

Mdumisani Mabaso​

Mdumisani Mabaso has served on the RFLIPF Board of Trustees since 2004. He serves on the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight Industry as well as the Motor Transport Workers Union (MTWU) . He is an excellent negotiator in case handling and collective bargaining.

Solomon Mothibedi

Solomon Mothibedi is the National Coordinator for the Motor Transport and Workers Union. He has completed a number of accredited trustee training courses. He has extensive experience as a trustee having served on the Board of the Private Security Industry Fund. He joined the Fund four years ago.

Mbuso Nzama

Mbuso graduated from Wosiyane High School in 1994 and pursued his career in in the Transport industry. As a young man he was employed as a crew-man at Coin Cash in Transit and later became Operations Manager after many loyal years of service with the company.

Later years he joined the Motor Transport Workers Union as Operations Manager where he is still currently employed. In his spare time Mbuso loves reading.

Dumo (Lovemore) Masango

After completing his Senior Certificate, Lovemore Masango pursued a National Diploma in Industrial and Labour Relations and has since gained vast knowledge in the operations of collective bargaining in different Trade Unions. Currently he is applying his collective leadership skills whilst serving as General Secretary for the PTAWU. Lovemore enjoys reading and believes that this expands his knowledge in general.

Pontsho Bridgette Mokoena

Pontsho obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2004. She is an Associate of the Insurance Institute of South Africa and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Actuarial Science with the University of Leicester in the UK.

She has obtained vast experience in employee benefits and retirement funding, including investment consulting and post retirement solutions. Her educational background has afforded her the opportunity to work and obtain valuable experience in the financial services industry.

Tebalo Samuel Maloka​

Independent Trustee
Tebalo Maloka is an admitted but non-practicing Advocate with a vast range of experience as a Trade Unionist and Labour Relations expert. He is also an experienced Public Administrator with a proven track record of appearances in conciliation, arbitration’s and disciplinary hearings in Municipalities, the South African Local Government (SALGBC) and CCMA. He has vast knowledge of the Local Government sector in initiating and chairing disciplinary hearings. His knowledge base includes the implementation of Local Government Legislation, Retirement Industry operations as well as Facilitation.

Mandla Nkosi​

Independent Trustee
Mandla is a lawyer with more than twenty years’ experience in pension fund law. He has worked in various financial services companies including NBC Holdings, SAQ Consultants and ABSA. He serves on numerous retirement fund boards as a Principal Officer, Chairperson as well as Independent Trustee, in legal and advisory capacities. Currently Mandla is the Managing Director at Ingcambu Fiduciary Solutions that renders legal and advisory services. His strong affinity to Ethics and Corporate Governance has secured him the position of Director and Trustee on the board of the IRFA – Institute of Retirement Fuds Africa.​

Tawana Mopeli

Tawana started his studies with the London School of Business and Management and continued to complete his BA (Hons) Business Studies with the University of Greenwich in 2011. He started his career with SATAWU (South African Transport and Allied Workers Union) as Head of Research in 2012 and was appointed as the Head of Operations in the office of the General Secretary in 2016.

Tawana also serves as a Committee Member for Cosatu since 2013 in two portfolios respectively, International Relations and National Climate Change.