Bongiwe joined Airports Company South Africa in 2013 as the Group Executive: Governance and Assurance, a position she held until she was formally appointed as the Acting CEO on 1 December 2018. Prior to her role at Airports Company of South Africa she worked for various companies such as Old Mutual, Sanlam, Norwich Life and Eskom.
She has a Bachelor of Social Science degree, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM) at the University of Cape Town and she is an admitted attorney. She serves as a non-executive director for Precinct 2A a subsidiary of ACSA. She is also the Chairman of the Executive Regulatory and Risk Committee, a member of the Executive Committee, the Transformation and Sustainability Committee and the Operations Committee of Acsa. Outside of ACSA she has served as a Council member for the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) from September 2014 until September 2018. She currently is a Non-Executive director for FOSKOR (Pty) Ltd.
Her top skills include Corporate Governance, Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance Management, Legal and Regulations, Ethics Management, Policy Development and Implementation, Corporate Strategy, Internal Audit, IT Governance, Legislation (PFMA, POPIA, PAIA, Companies Act, Labour Relation Act, Airports Company Act, Short and Long-Term Insurance Act, Pension Funds Act, Employment Equity Act) and the King IV Code.