COHSASA’s head office is based in Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa. Our staff and their portfolios are listed below.



Ms Jacqui Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer of COHSASA. She was appointed in April 2016. She has been involved in a wide variety of activities for COHSASA including operations, marketing, facilitation, training and client liaison. Ms Stewart joined COHSASA as the Chief Operations Manager in 2005 from the National Health Service (NHS) University in England where she was the Interim Director of the Leadership, Management and Improvement School.

Prior to that she was the Director of Career Development and Succession Planning at the NHS Modernisation Agency, Leadership Centre. She has worked across a number of areas in the English NHS, including as director primary care development in East Kent Health Authority.  Ms Stewart completed her General Nursing training in Cape Town and has a Master’s degree in Professional Studies in Health from Middlesex University.

Secretary to CEO


Contract Management

Travel Coordinator 

Communications & Resource Mobilisation

Human Resources and Quality Assurance

Quality improvement manager

Quality Advisors


ICT Department


Databank/HELP-DESK StafF 


Professional Development 

Standards Development 

Patient Safety Call Centre

Survey Unit



Ms Mamela Nontshakaza

Ms Nomhle Ludaka

Mrs Firdousa Hassan – Project Manager

Mrs Roselyne October

Ms Marilyn Keegan

Ms Helena Tredoux

Dr Leonard Londa

Mr Chris Bloem
Mrs Cathy Duddy
Ms Firdousa Hassan
Mrs Ingrid James
Mr Riël Le Roux
Ms Petra Sewing

Mrs Mtisunge Chiotha – ICT Coordinator
Ms Cheryl Adams – Knowledge Management

Mrs Nadine Joubert – Supervisor

Mrs Kefuoe Qwela;  Mrs Noleen Davids

Mrs Elsa Wiehman – Accounts Manager
Miss Laetitia Jackson – Accounts Assistant

Position Vacant

Mrs Cathy Duddy – Coordinator

Mrs Colleen Delbridge – Coordinator

Dr Giel van Schalkwyk – Chief Surveyor

Ms Thandeka Miller