National Executive Committee

MXOLISI ZWANE

President

Mxolisi was trained as a Constitutional Lawyer and has held many positions of leadership throughout his career. Amongst others he was Chairman of Premier Foods, Chairman of GFleet, Investment Committee Chairman of Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) and Chairman of PANSALB (the Pan South African Languages Board). He strated the law clinic in Alexandra Township as a new graduate.

His involvement with FABCOS started when he was recruited by the then President Mr. Sam Buthelezi to be the policy advisor to the National Executive Committee. His is a member of the Executive Committee of the Black Business Council. He was also a member of the Management Committee of Chamsa (Chambers of Commerce of SA)

He is senior partner in his law firm Zwane Sambo and Associates. He was also partner in Zwane De Klerk Attorneys.

At the Premier Soccer League (PSL) he was appointed the prosecutor of the league afterwhcih he became CEO of Dynamos Soccer Club.    

PHILLIP USIBA

Deputy President

Phillip, with a rare combination of Medical Science and Commerce studies behind him, has been an entrepreneur throughout his life. In addition to being Deputy President of FABCOS, he is also a Director of Veritech Communications and Microtelco e-ncubator (Pty) Ltd.

His passion for development led him  to establish a very successful training and maanagement consulting business which he managed for many years. He has developed Administration Systems and Management Policies for various organizations and companies amongst others, Spoornet, Local Government (Region 7 Greater Johannesburg), SMME Finance Companies, Educational Opportunities Council and Social Plan Policies for Mpumalanga Development Corporation.

Phillip has held many Directorship Positions. This included being director in the following companies:

Pan Africa Asset Management, Premier Foods, Gibson Foods, Kloppenheim Country Estates, Nations Trust, FABCOS Travel, FABVEST Investment Holdings Limited and many others.  

Phillip Represents FABCOS at NEDLAC.

ALAN CAMPBELL

Treasurer General

Alan Campbell was trained in Economics, Business Management and Business Administration. He is very much a self-starter and has a number of successful green-field projects under his belt. These include being the founding Chairman of Yfm, a founding board member of eTV, co-founder of MM&A Democracy and Management Consulting, ICTGlobe Management Services and more recently Cape Malting House , Homegrown Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and BPC Capital and Commodities Trading (Pty) Ltd of which he is the current chairman.

Alan worked for the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC), Johannesburg University and much earlier in his life for the Youth Development Trust. At Shisaka Development Management Services he was a director and programme manager.

 

Mr Campbell has played a significant role in the development of creative small business support funds in South Africa. He studied fundraising at Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA and worked as Fund Development Manager for the Youth Development Trust and the University of Johannesburg (Wits Tech at the time). His time as a member of the National Executive Committee of FABCOS exposed him immensely to the challenges faced by small business in their efforts to access finance, markets and business opportunities. Working with the team at FABCOS the SMME Credit Support Programme, FinFind, the Frontier Markets Renewable Energy Fund and the Agri-Development Fund were established as interventions to accelerate access to finance for small businesses. In addition to fundraising, he studied towards an Economics Degree with Johannesburg University, an MBA degree with De Montfort University in the UK and a management diploma with the SA Institute of Management. He is currently enrolled with the WITS Business School for the Executive Development Programme. 

 

 

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