Meet our team

  • Themba Ngaleka

Today we introduce one of the newest additions to the AMS family. Themba Ngaleka joined the Head Office team in April as the Accounts Payable Clerk. Here’s a look into his world …

Tell us about yourself: “I was born and raised in the Eastern Cape in a place called Matatiele. I completed my Grade 12 in 2006 in KwaZulu-Natal. During 2007 I moved to reside in Cape Town, completed my Accounting and B-Tech in taxation at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT).”

Were you in any other trade before? “I have worked as an Admin and General Bookkeeping Clerk for a Construction Company.”

What do you do in your spare time? “I spend most of my time at the library or watching soccer.”

What is the one thing about you few people know? “I am a very approachable person.”

What do you enjoy most about your job? “I have always wanted to work in a Financial Department, so I enjoy everything about my job.”

What is on your bedside table? “Books - a novel and Bible.”

If you could have dinner with five famous people from history, who would they be? “Xolani Gwala, Thabo Mbeki, Trevor Manuel, Tsepiso Makwetla and Anele Mdoda.”

What was your first thought when you woke up this morning? “My plan for the day.”

What has been the happiest day of your life? “When I was handed my car keys.”

If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be? “To be a Minister of Higher Education.”

What is the one thing, you can’t live without? “Exercising.”

Best piece of advice anyone ever gave you? “Don’t stop learning, education is the key to success.”

Any motto you live by? “Prayer is the key of the day, the lock of the night.”  George Herbert.