Nomkhita Mona is the Chief Executive Officer of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber. Previously, she was Group CEO of South African Forestry Company Ltd (SAFCOL). Other top positions she has held include CEO of The Uitenhage Despatch Development Initiative (UDDI), Associate Consultant for an International Consulting company, Chief Executive Officer of Inkezo Land Company in Durban and Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Cape Tourism Board. Prior to this, she was the Registrar of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) in Mpumalanga. She was a Commissioner of the Eastern Cape Planning Commission (ECPC).
Nomkhita holds an MBA from Rhodes University. She also holds a Masters Degree in Labour Relations & Human Resources from UPE. She attained an Honours degree in Industrial Relations and a BA degree (Psychology & Sociology) from the University of Port Elizabeth.
Nomkhita Mona was the first Black woman to be appointed to the board of Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Holdings in South Africa. She was a Member of Council at the St Andrews College in Grahamstown.
She currently serves on the boards of the Wilderness Foundation (SA), where she is also a trustee, is a Member of ICASA Remco, National Consumer Tribunal (HR Governance Committee), NMU Business School Advisory Board and NMU eNtsa Board.