Muthanyi Robinson Ramaite

Mr Ramaite currently serves, amongst others, on the boards of Gobodo Forensic and Investigative Accounting, Newshelf 669, Simeka Consultants and Actuaries, MRR Management cc, Khulela Properties (Pty) Ltd, Golden Pond Trading 350 (Pty) Limited, Simeka Group (Pty) Limited.

In his term of office as Director-General for the Department of Public Service and Administration (1999 – 2003) he served as chairperson of the Directors-General governance and administration cluster of government, board member of the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) and the Centre for Public Service Innovation (CPSI).

He also served as Commissioner for the Presidential National Commission on Information Society (PNC on ISAD), as chairperson of the interim council of the North West University and as chairperson for the Iinterim management team on the Eastern Cape Investigation.

Prior to his term as Director-General, he served as advisor to the ministers of public service and administration (Ms Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi and Dr Zola Skweyiya), and the former Gauteng MEC for Education (Ms Mary Metcalfe).

He obtained his master’s degree in Public and Development Management at the University of Witwatersrand and B Iuris at the University of the North. He has also attended numerous short training programmes and completed the Young Managers programme at INSEAD.

Prior to joining government, establishing Simeka and exercising a leadership role on ‘governance and management’ issues, he worked as a policy analyst with the African National Congress and was the first President of the South African Student Congress (SASCO).


Our Vision

To meaningfully contribute towards producing skilled youth who are conscious of their responsibility to build a united and prosperous South Africa.

Our Mission

  • To position ourselves as a socially conscious youth trust that prides itself with contributing to projects that uplift the lives of youth in our country.
  • To champion youth development programmes that build capacity and create opportunities for young people and the youth movement.
  • To attack the scourges of gender inequality and racism through an active promotion of patriotism and equality amongst youth