The meeting was attended by Jenny Cargill, Jakes Gerwel, Reuel Khoza, Barbara Masekela, Sibusiso Vil-Nkomo (as Chairperson of the Interim Board) and Joel Netshitenzhe (as Executive Director). Members of management – Barry Gilder, Leonard Martin and Ilva Mackay – were also in attendance. Apologies were received from Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi and Eric Mtshali.
The meeting elected Jenny Cargill as Chairperson of the Council and Jakes Gerwel as vice-Chairperson.
The meeting considered and made recommendations on the terms of reference of the Council and the Articles of Association of the Institute.
The meeting received a progress report from the Executive Director and members of the Council provided a range of insightful ideas both on the research agenda of the Institute as well as corporate matters.