South African National Parks (SANParks)

Contact Details

Physical: 643 Leyds Street, Muckleneuk, Pretoria
Postal: PO Box 787, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 426 5000
Fax: 012 426 5500


The mission of the South African National Parks (SANParks) is to develop, expand, manage and promote a system of sustainable national parks that represents biodiversity and heritage assets, through innovation and best practice for the just and equitable benefit of current and future generations.

SANParks manages a system of parks that represent the indigenous fauna, flora, landscapes, and associated cultural heritage of the country. Most of the national parks have overnight tourist facilities, with an unrivalled variety of accommodation in arid, coastal, mountain and bushveld habitats.

The Organisation has managed to transform itself, continue its high research and management standards, expand the land under its protection at an entirely unprecedented rate, and has also begun to generate 75% of its operating revenue, a spectacular financial achievement compared to most conservation agencies in the world, including those in developed countries.

Office Bearers/Management

Chief Executive Officer
Mr F Mketeni

Deputy Chairperson:
Board Members:
Ms BD Ferguson
Mr Dirk Fourie (Acting CFO)
Ms F Futwa
Mr M India
Mr ET Khumalo
Dr M Matlou
Ms JE McCourt (COO)
Mr F Mketeni (CEO)
Mr MT Mokono
Dr N Mzilikazi
Ms K Njobe
Dr CG Olver
Ms T Semane
Mr L Zitha
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Fundisile Mketeni
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Dirk Fourie (Acting)
Chief Operations Officer:
Ms Lize McCourt
Senior Management:
Ms Maximillian Mathabathe (Board Secretary)
Mr Property Mokoena (Managing Executive: Parks)
Mr Glenn Phillips (Managing Executive: Kruger National Park)
Mr Danie Pienaar (Acting Managing Executive: Conservation Services)
Mr Hapiloe Sello (Managing Executive: Tourism and Marketing)
Mr Lucas Zepe (Head: CEO and COO's Office)
Communications Officers:
Mr William Mabasa (Acting Head: Corporate Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedClean Audit
Current Assets1 068 551957 179863 774636 575
Non-Current Assets2 343 8592 147 1211 922 7861 338 124
Total Assets3 412 4103 104 3002 786 5601 974 699
Current Liabilities987 719989 779859 487658 629
Non-Current Liabilities952 911621 739574 475252 641
Total Liabilities1 640 6301 611 5181 433 962911 270
Total Net Assets1 771 7801 492 7821 352 5981 063 637
Total Revenue2 903 7142 798 4362 282 7311 725 199
Revenue from Exchange Transactions1 621 0061 444 6231 344 4501 082 065
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions1 282 7081 353 813938 281643 134
Total Expenditure(2 621 512)(2 507 495)(2 246 568)(1 814 032)
Employee Costs(907 600)(871 215)(885 530)(640 394)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year278 998287 93832 894(88 833)
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities385 080373 638263 874197 758
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(278 421)(280 901)(23 088)(63 493)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year981 552882 817795 223569 192
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure1 734126144-
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure1922 951--
Posts Approved4 001n/an/an/a
Posts Filled4 0015 346n/an/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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