The Board of Directors of Airports Company South Africa has announced that its Cabinet has approved the appointment of Ms Nompumelelo (Mpumi) Mpofu as the new Chief Executive Officer of Airports Company South Africa with effect from 1 February 2020.
Mpofu currently holds the position of Director-General in the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency. She has extensive experience spanning over 25 years in the fields of transport, infrastructure development, local government and town, urban and regional planning.
In her career of public service, Mpofu has held the position of Director-General in the departments of Defence, Transport and Housing. She has served on the Boards of the Municipal Demarcation Board, the National Housing Board, the Gauteng Development Tribunal, the National Housing Finance Corporation and the National Home Builders Registration Council.
During her tenure as Director-General in the Department of Transport, Mpofu ensured the development, implementation and monitoring of transport policies and strategies in fields including aviation, rail, maritime, road transport, search and rescue.
Ms Mpofu holds an honours degree in urban and regional planning and a graduate degree in town planning from Coventry University in the United Kingdom, as well as a certificate in local government management from Oxford University.