NHBRC Appoints New CEO

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has appointed Mr Mziwonke Dlabantu as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 01 October 2017.

Mr Dlabantu brings more than 20 years of public service experience to the NHBRC with a wealth of expertise in human settlements sector experience as well as strategic and financial management. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Fort Hare majoring in Accounting, Auditing & Business Economics and has 13 years working experience as a Chief Financial Officer at the Departments of Human Settlements and Defence. Currently Mr Dlabantu is the Director-General of the Department of Public Works.

“Under his leadership as CEO, we look forward to further entrenching the NHBRC’s mission of being the champion of the housing consumer and consolidating our position as a world class organisation,” said Ms Julieka Bayat, the NHBRC’s Acting Chairperson of Council.

As the new CEO, Mr Dlabantu is also expected to be actively involved with the implementation of a turn-around plan, aimed at ensuring policy alignment and operational effectiveness. Part of this plan is to respond to the housing backlog as identified by the Minister of Human Settlements, Hon. Lindiwe Sisulu.

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For more information, please contact Tshepo Nkosi on 011 317 0094 or 082 557 9718 tsheponk@nhbrc.org.za

About the NHBRC

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is an agency of the Department of Human Settlements which is responsible for the protection of housing consumers and to regulate the home building industry. The NHBRC also offers services such as enrolment of new homes, home builder registration, home building inspections, builder training, geotechnical and materials engineering. In the 2016/17 financial year the NHBRC trained 2638 youth, 764 artisans, 1139 women, 503 military veterans and 1739 emerging home builders.

Of the total 2 638 youth trained, 51, 4% (1 357) are females and 48, 5% are male. For more information: www.nhbrc.org.za. Twitter: @NHBRC Facebook: NHBRCSA 0800 200 824