Akona Ngcuka is the group commercial executive and an executive committee member at Bidvest. She has been with the group since 2013; she served as the chief operating officer at Bidvest Facilities Management from 2013 to 2017. Prior to joining Bidvest, Akona spent 8 years at Group Five Construction within the Investments and Concessions team, where she served as the project development and commercial manager for mega-infrastructure projects in the roads, office accommodation and renewables sectors. She started her career at Investec Asset Management, where she was a fixed income dealer.
She has served on the following boards:
Akona’s qualifications include a Masters in Development Finance, a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management and a BCom in Accounting.