(LtoR) Mr Potlaki Maine, Ms Joy-Marie Lawrence (Baord Chairman) and Dr Sandile Malinga
On 1 September, SANSA welcomed Mr Potlaki Maine as Acting Chief Executive Officer following the resignation of former CEO, Dr Sandile Malinga.
Dr Malinga has been with the Agency since inception and developed the strong foundation for SANSA to fulfil its mandate. He has left after six successful years establishing SANSA to take up the role of COO at ATNS.
Mr Maine is a seasoned IT professional and campaigner who has held a number of senior roles in the public and private sector, including being appointed as a founding Board Member of the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) in 2010 and further reappointed in 2014.