Nku Nyembezi

Nonkululeko (Nku) Nyembezi

​Nonkululeko Nyembezi is the Chairman of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.​ A seasoned business leader, she has a wealth of technical and strategic insight​ with a background in engineering and extensive​ experience spanning mining,​ steel, financial services and technology in South African and global​ organisations.

She has served at C-suite executive level at multinational organisations such​ as ArcelorMittal Group – where she was CEO of the South African subsidiary​ – Ichor Coal N.V., and Vodacom Group, where she headed strategy and M&A.​ She started her career as an engineer at IBM’s research labs in Raleigh, North​ Carolina.

Nonkululeko’s governance roles include non-executive director positions on the​ boards of Standard Bank Group, Anglo American plc and Macsteel Service​ Centres, which she chairs having previously served as​ chairman of Alexander​ Forbes.

She has a B.Sc. Honours degree in electrical engineering from the University​ of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology and a Masters degree in the​ same discipline from California Institute of Technology. She also has an MBA​ from the Open University (UK).

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