Matriculated ’97 Northlands Girls’ High
1998 -1999 Was Part of the In House Trainee Program Royal Hotel in Association with American Hotel and Motel Association – (Diploma in Hotel Management)
Studied Sales management & Public Relations
Currently Studying towards BCom Tourism Management at UNISA
Proud child of KwaZulu Natal and believes in her Country South Africa , which is alive with possibilities.
Most importantly, is positive of the role we can all make for our lovely and rich continent, Africa
Wife to Siyabonga Nhleko and a proud mother of 2, to Girl, S’qalo and Boy, Andile.
Work Experience :
Has worked in different roles in the Hotel Industry including 5Star hotels and smaller boutique hotels and later enjoying Sales and Marketing in Hospitality
Enjoys being a positive influence in all the different roles she represents
Founder of Project ENZA –“Preserving Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality through Education and Exposure”, which is a project aiming at focusing on students in the rural and disadvantaged areas studying Tourism and Hospitality and giving them some kind of exposure to the industry before they make their final career choice. With this Project she aims to ensure that the Industry enjoys “quality individuals” who will enter this career for a longer period and also through their experience be able change other people’s lives.
Siyabonga was born in Durban on the 27th October 1978 to Mr. Ian Andile Nhleko and Mrs. Nompumelelo Nhleko. Sadly his father passed away when he was just shy of his 4th birthday in September 1982 and was thus raised by a single parent.
He matriculated in 1996 from one of Durban’s foremost prestigious schools, Glenwood High School, which was to be the cornerstone and foundation of not only his educational grounding, but also his outlook on life. He matriculated with a Matric Exemption from Glenwood.
He studied in the following Academic Institutions:
University of Kwazulu Natal
Mercedes Benz Training Centre
Feb 2011 – Current Mr. Coach Bus Body Builders
Position National Sales Manager
Public Relations, Sales and Marketing
2004 – Feb 2011 Mercedes Benz Commercial Vehicles, Durban (NMI-DSM)
Position Commercial Vehicles New Sales Executive
Jan 2002 – Jan 2004 Makho Communication – Business Development Support Services
Position Project Manager
Responsibilities As head of project management I sourced business
January 1997 – Jan 2002 Ithala Development and Finance Corporation
Position Administrative Advisor (1997-1999)
Bank Teller (1999-2002)