Executive Management

Chief Executive Officer  - Vacant

Mr Kenneth Racombo: Executive: Resource Mobilization and Acting Chief Executive Officer, was previously the Director General at the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of Seychelles.  Kenneth has a Masters Degree in Diplomatic Studies with the University of Pretoria, a Masters Degree in Leadership and Strategic Management with the Institute of Public Administration in Ireland and a Degree in Economics with the University of Mauritius.  Kenneth’s career has been primarily focused in Economic Diplomacy and regional intergration.

Mrs Thembi Kunene-Msimang, Executive: Marketing and Communications,  a Communications Graduate from the University of Fort-Hare, has over 18years experience in the Tourism Sector.  Prior to her current position at RETOSA, Thembi was responsible for Tourism Services at Cape Town Tourism. Before that, she was the Chief Quality Assurance Officer for the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) and member of Exco at South African Tourism (SAT). She currently serves on the Boards of Stenden South Africa, Gilt-Edge Khula, as well as Brand South Africa.

Mr Simba Madinyanye, Executive: Research and Information Management, has more than 20 years experience in the tourism sector.  An expert in Research, Planning and Sustainable Tourism Development, Capacity Building and Product Development.  Simba holds a Bsc Hons Degree in Economics, an MSc in Population Studies and a Masters in Business Administration.

Mr Kevin Kenanao Masupe, Executive: Corporate Services, holds a Masters Degree in Business Leadership coupled with several business management and leadership training.  A business Management specialist, Kevin has 23 years experience in organisational structuring and start-ups.  Kevin brings a wealth of experience that will assist the new RETOSA to build the new organisation.