Executive Member Team


Professor Thandwa Mthembu

Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Professor Thandwa Mthembu assumed the leadership reins as Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the Durban University of Technology on 01 October 2016. […]

Prof Gwele

Professor Nomthandazo Gwele

Deputy Vice-Chancellors: Academic

Prof Gwele obtained her professional education and training as a nurse. She graduated from the Frere College of […]

Prof Meyiwa

Professor Thenjiwe Meyiwa


Professor Thenjiwe Meyiwa is a NRF rated scholar with extensive experience in higher education. Upon her appointment at DUT, she was employed by the […]

Dheo Kumar

Mr Dheo Kumar

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Dheo Aswanth Kumar is the Chief Financial Officer at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) and has served the institution for twenty years. He […]

Saleem Kharwa

Mr Saleem Kharwa

Chief Risk Officer

Saleem Kharwa is a professional accountant and joined the University in 1996 as lecturer in the Department of Accounting. He served as HOD of […]

Dr Martin Mandew

Dr Martin Mandew

Campus Director: Midlands Centre

Dr Mandew assumed his duties in July 2013. He has extensive experience in the field of higher education. He worked as an Academic Development Tutor at […]

Dr Gops Chetty

Dr Gops Chetty

Senior Director: Policy, Planning and Projects

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Professor Theo Andrew

Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: People and Operations

Professor Theo Andrew qualified and worked, lectured, and consulted in the field of Electrical Engineering for over 25 years. He is a Fellow of the […]

Prof Moyo

Professor Sibusiso Moyo

Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Engagement

Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Engagement, Associate Director & Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics

Dr Mokoele

Dr Matata Mokoele

Senior Director: Human Resources

Dr Matata Mokoele is a human resource professional with extensive management experience. Dr Mokoele is acknowledged for his understanding of the key […]

Alan Khan

Mr Alan Khan

Senior Director: Corporate Affairs

Alan Khan is the Senior Director of Corporate Affairs at the Durban University of Technology. Khan, an alumnus of the University, has also served on […]