In terms of Chapter 4 of the Constitution of The National Horseracing Authority the Nominations Committee, consisting of past chairmen Adv. Altus Joubert, Mr Andrew O’Connor, Mr Larry Nestadt and Mr Jonathan Witts-Hewinson has appointed Mr Nithia Nalliah to fill the vacancy on the National Board as an independent person in terms of clause 15.1.2 of the Constitution.
Mr Nalliah is the final of the three independents in terms of clause 15.1.2, the other two being Adv S M Lebala SC and Adv R Bhana SC.
Mr Nalliah is a Chartered Accountant and also holds the degrees B.Compt (Unisa), B.Compt (Hons) and CTA (Unisa) as well as a post-graduate diploma in Tax from RAU.
He was employed at Deloitte and Touche for some 16 years and ended up as a Senior Partner in charge of Financial Services Tax Group.
Since then he has been an Executive Director of several companies and past member of several Regulatory Committees. He is also an active contributor and adviser on tax policy and law to South African Government Departments.
Mr Nalliah has presented several papers in South Africa and Internationally.
The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa welcomes Mr Nithia Nalliah to the National Board of Directors.
- Press release by NHA on Monday 6 April 2020