Director-General: National Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services

Robert Nkuna

MR. ROBERT NKUNA

Former student leader, including serving in high school and higher education Student Representative Councils as President of the then South African Students Press Union (SASPU) through which he was involved in the formative years of community media.

He served as advisor to the Ministries of Telecommunications, Transport & Energy in the Republic of South Africa.  Between 2006 and 2010, Mr Nkuna was a Councilor at the communications regulator, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA).  He also serves on various boards including South African Post Office (SAPO) and the Media Development & Diversity Agency (MDDA).  He was also a member of the Media Sub-Committee of the Premier Soccer League (PSL).

Mr Nkuna is currently pursuing a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Witwatersrand, researching on the regulation of administered prices in Infrastructure and Utility Industries.