Our Team

Updated : February 23, 2019

Josiah Lodi

Chief director

Josiah Lodi is the Chief Director at the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. He heads the urban development and planning directorate. He oversees the IUDF team and the overall implementation of the framework.

Nomkita Fani

Director

Nomkita Fani is the Director for Intermediate Cities and spatial planning. She is responsible for the implementation of the IUDF in intermediate cities through the intermediate city support programme. 

Stefanie Chetty

Director

Stefanie Chetty is the Director for urban policy and management. Her role is to ensure that the IUDF is mainstreamed and aligned to urban policies to ensure successful implementation of the strategic goals of the IUDF

Litha Sirayi

Deputy Director

Litha Sirayi is the Deputy Director for urban policy and management. Her role is to ensure that the IUDF is mainstreamed and aligned to urban policies to ensure successful implementation of the strategic goals of the IUDF

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Thabang Sithole

Town&Reginonal Planner

Thabang’s  role is to facilitate and provide technical assistance to professional teams on all aspects regarding town and regional project. Coordinate, evaluate and monitor the implementation of development in compliance with applicable legislation and town and regional planning standards and guidelines.

Makungu Baloyi

Multimedia and stakeholder engagement specialist

Makungu Baloyi is responsible for the implementation of the IUDF communication strategic plan and stakeholder engagement. she also  manages all communication platforms for the IUDF.  

These partners have been supporting the IUDF: