Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (OPFA)

Contact Details

Physical: Riverwalk Office Park, Block A, 41 Matroosberg Road, Ashlea Gardens, Pretoria, 0181
Postal: PO Box 580, Menlyn, 0063
Tel: 012 346 1738 / 012 748 4000
Fax: 086 693 7472


The mandate of the Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (OPFA) is to ensure a procedurally fair, economical and expeditious resolution of complaints in terms of the Act by: ensuring that its services are accessible to all; investigating complaints in a procedurally fair manner; reaching a just and expeditious resolution of complaints in accordance with the law; being innovative and proactive in thought and in action; and supporting, encouraging and providing opportunities for individual growth.

The Adjudicator's office investigates and determines complaints of abuse of power, maladministration, disputes of fact or law, and employer dereliction of duty in respect of pension funds.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr A Sithole
Ms MA Lukhaimane

Mr Abel Sithole
Deputy Chairperson:
Board Members:
Ms Zarina Bassa
Mr Francois Groepe
Mr Olano Makhubela
Ms Jabu Mogadime
Ms Dudu Msomi
Mr Hamilton Ratshefola
Prof Phillip Sutherland
Ms Diana Turpin
Ms Hilary Wilton
Ms Muvhango Antoinette Lukhaimane
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Richard Segers
Senior Management:
Mr Jerry Buthane (Senior Assistant Adjudicator)
Ms Wilana Groenewald (New Complaints Unit Manager)
Ms Lalita Jadoonandan (Senior Assistant Adjudicator)
Mr Masilo Maepa (Human Resources Manager)
Communications Officers:
Mr Charlson Raphadana (Senior Assistant Adjudicator)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditClean Audit
Current Assets3 4663 5115 0554 353
Non-Current Assets7 6798 6399 42910 017
Total Assets11 14612 15014 48314 370
Current Liabilities3 1423 6383 6753 284
Non-Current Liabilities----
Total Liabilities3 1423 6383 6753 284
Total Net Assets8 0048 51110 80911 086
Total Revenue47 15843 78042 20841 184
Revenue from Exchange Transactions211210216
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions47 13743 76942 19840 968
Total Expenditure(47 665)(46 078)(42 299)(42 398)
Employee Costs(27 025)(26 140)(24 873)(24 350)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(508)(2 297)(221)(1 215)
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities2 6171 6702 7095 100
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(2 415)(2 181)(2 371)(1 543)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year1 5731 3711 8821 543
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure-4902-
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure--119-
Posts Approvedn/an/an/an/a
Posts Filledn/an/an/an/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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