Mr Thami Hlongwa (above) was appointed Chief Executive of Umgeni Water in July 2018, following a rigorous interview process. Before his appointment he served as Acting CE and prior to that as CFO of Umgeni Water. Mr Hlongwa is a registered Chartered Accountant, and he has extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. He is passionate about service delivery and, by extension, working at making access to water possible for all. He also has comprehensive understanding of the water sector.