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 nurse training in Cape Town and has a Master’s degree in Professional Studies in Health from Middlesex University.

Secretary to CEO

Ms Mamela Nontshakaza


Ms Nomhle Ludaka

Contract Management

Mrs Firdousa Hassan – Projects Administrator

Travel Coordinator

Mrs Roselyne October

Communications and Resource Mobilisation

Ms Marilyn Keegan

Human resources and Quality Assurance

Ms Helena Tredoux

Quality Advisors

Mr Chris Bloem

Mrs Colleen Delbridge

Mrs Cathy Duddy

Ms Firdousa Hassan

Mrs Ingrid James

Dr Boitumelo Kosi

Mr Riël le Roux

Ms Petra Sewing

ICT Department

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


Mrs Nadine Joubert – Supervisor

Databank/Helpdesk Staff

Mrs Kefuoe Qwela
Mrs Noleen Davids


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

Professional Development

Position Vacant

Standards Development

Mrs Cathy Duddy – Coordinator

Patient Safety Call Centre

Mrs Colleen Delbridge – Coordinator

Survey Unit

Dr Giel van Schalkwyk – Chief Surveyor


Ms Thandeka Miller