The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Deputy Vice – Chancellor: People and Operations, Dr Isaac Machi has been appointed to serve on the Board of the National Tertiary Retirement Fund (NTRF) for a term of five years.
Dr Machi said he feels honoured by this appointment and aims to make a meaningful contribution during his tenure. “It is a privilege for me to be entrusted with this enormous responsibility of being part of a team of Board members that will ensure good governance within the NTRF. I am looking forward to serving the Board in a very professional manner and ensuring that the NTRF’s credibility is maintained at all times,” he said.
He added that he was approached through a nomination process, which he accepted. “I guess, after scrutiny by other Board members, there was a sense of feeling that I was a suitable candidate to make a contribution,” he added.
Vice – Chancellor and Principal, Professor Thandwa Mthembu congratulated Dr Machi on his appointment. “Congratulations on this important appointment to the Board of the NTRF. It’s Board appointment season at DUT,” he said.
According to the NTRF, the Board Members are responsible for all the Fund’s decisions that are made. They also ensure that members and beneficiaries interests are protected at all times.
Pictured: Dr Isaac Machi.