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Past Board Members


Dr Rebecca Setino

Country Head: Procurement and Supply Chain at Bombardier South Africa

Dr Rebecca Setino (MCIPS) is the Country Head: Procurement and Supply Chain at Bombardier South Africa. Prior to this she was a Chief Procurement Officer at SAMSA prior to that she held other senior roles in supply chain at various state-owned entities and municipalities. Ms Setino holds a National Diploma (Logistics)(UJ), BTech (Logistics)(UNISA), Post Graduate Diploma in interpretation & drafting of contracts (UJ), BCom (Business Management) (UNIVEN), BCom (Hons) (Business Management)(UL), Master’s in Development Finance (University of Stellenbosch) and  PHD in Business Management specializing in Supply Chain Management from UNISA. She has over 15 years’ experience in Public Sector Supply Chain Management, of which approximately 8 years were in rail industry. Her interests in Supply chain are mainly in optimisation of Supply Chain processes, innovative inventory management solutions and enterprise and supplier development. She has been actively involved in promoting supply chain through round tables discussions and conferences. She has presented SCM papers in local and international supply chain management conferences.

Dr Setino is passionate about people development and education, as a result serves at an Academic Advisory  Board Member of University  of South Africa: Department of Supply  Chain Management and  at Tshwane  University of  Technology: Department  of Transport and Logistics Management. She also serves as a member of the Tender Committee of the Tshwane University of Technology Council. Between 2017-2018, Dr Setino also served as secretariat of the CIPS Gauteng Branch Committee. At least once a year she presents supply chain motivational talks at Vaal University of Technology and Tshwane University of Technology. She has recently been appointed into the Advisory Board of African Institute of Supply Chain Research (AISCR).


Mr Andile Mashele

Chairperson: Advisory Board

Head of Strategy, Risk and Performance, AIDC

Andile Mashele combines an academic and a highly experienced practitioner’s approach to Supply Chain Management. Mr. Mashele also serves as the Head of Strategy, Risk and Performance tracking at the AIDC. He has experience in all aspects of Supply Chain Management, from policy management and transacting. Mr. Mashele has been Head of Transversal Supply Chain Management at the Provincial Treasury in Limpopo. He has been labeled a ‘Deep Strategist’ with excellence in Strategy award from Durham Business School. Mr. Mashele has a strong, rigorous public sector administrative approach, with advance knowledge of the public sector systems and commodity strategies. He has served on the Board of the Limpopo Gambling Board. Mr. Mashele worked for Eskom Enterprise as Finance Manager in Mega projects and later worked as the Financial Analyst at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. He served as the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Municipalities. He worked as Tax Auditor at the South African Revenue Service before he left to join RA Park and Associates as Head of Income Tax business unit. He has Accounting, Tax and Business Administration degrees from UNISA and Durham Business School.


Mr Vule Nemukula


Oreport Pty Ltd

Mr Vule Nemukula is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Oreport, bulk commodities trading company. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of Procurement & Supply Chain Management. He is a cross-industry value creation and Supply Chain Management transformation specialist with a clear focus on linking strategy with operations excellence and execution. He has worked extensively with large South African and international organisations in FMCG, Logistics and Transport, Energy, Mining, and Telecommunications sectors.

Mr Nemukula has extensive experience in Supply Chain Management and held senior positions within the discipline for top organisations in the private and public sectors. In these roles he was responsible for developing and implementing Procurement & Supply Chain Management strategies and policies that realised saving in excess of R7.5 billion. He led different teams that transformed the Procurement & Supply Chain Management function within the utility and telecommunication sectors into a world class proactive strategic sourcing function that was very responsive to the requirements of the end users. He introduced Procurement Governance Policies and processes which contributed significantly in dealing with unethical conduct within the procurement process. Vule served on the board of Pikitup Johannesburg (Pty) Ltd where he was a Chairperson of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee. He is currently a board member at Oreport, Wuxitech where he is a Chairman and Bona Lesedi Disability Centre. He is also a Supply Chain Advisor of the Tshwane University of Technology.

Established in 2019, the African Institute for Supply Chain Research (AISCR) provides supply chain research, education, outreach, and networking solutions for a better Africa.





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