The Chief Executive of Standard Bank, Mr Sim Tshabalala, the Executive Chair of Dimension Data Middle East and Africa, Dr Andile Ngcaba, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Human Sciences Research Council, Prof. Olive Shisana, are among the experts who make up the new the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) Council.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, announced the appointment of nineteen new members of the NACI Council at a welcoming ceremony held in Pretoria today, 30 September 2014.
NACI is a statutory body established by the National Advisory Council on Innovation Act, 1997 (Act No. 55 of 1997), to advise the Minister of Science and Technology and Cabinet on all matters pertinent to innovation. NACI provides advice to the Minister on the role and contribution of science, mathematics, innovation and technology in South Africa’s social and economic development.
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