ABOUT BASA

Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) is an internationally recognised South African development agency with a suite of integrated programmes implemented nationally and internationally. BASA encourages mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts, securing the future development of the arts sector in South Africa and contributing to corporate success through Shared Value. Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) was founded in 1997 as a joint initiative of the Department of Arts and Culture and the business sector as a public/private partnership.

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Vision

Business and Arts South Africa’s vision is to be the leading connector catalyst and resource that supports a better understanding by business of the arts, and continues to advocate an arts culture in our society.

Mission

BASA’s mission is to ensure the relevance and sustainability of the arts in South Africa by providing expertise in developing partnerships between business and the arts.

Board Members

As a section 21 company, BASA has a Board of Directors that meets four times a year. An Executive Committee meets regularly (at least every two months) to consider applications for funding and to provide guidance. BASA has an Audit Committee, Human Resource Committee, Nomination Committee and Marketing Advisory Committee.

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Andre Le Roux
Chairman

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Mandie van der Spuy
Deputy Chairperson

MC

Michelle Constant

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Mandla Langa

HL

Hilton Lawler

KM

Khanyi Mamba

DM

Dorothea Moors

CN

Carel Nolte

YAO

Yacoob Abba Omar

GW

Gail Walters

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Charmaine Soobramoney

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Zingisa Motloba

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Mirna Wessels

BASA Staff

MC

Michelle Constant
CEO

CG

Charlotte Gulle
Financial Manager

ML

Madeleine Selmer-Olsen
Head of Research & Development

RS

Rochelle Singh
Executive Assistant to the CEO

TS

Teboho Sandamela
Marketing Specialist

OD

Onthatile Ditshego
Education Programme Manager

AM

Aviwe Matandela
Grants and Programmes Officer

TM

 Tumy Motsoatsoe
Head of Programmes & Development

MTN

Mammatli Thakuli-Nzuza
Facilitator

MB

Maureen Benya
General Assistant

SM

Sipho Mthiyane
Intern

Collaborations