Mr. Samuel Nkosi

SAMSA's Executive Head: Policy, Regulatory Affairs and SA Ship Registrar He was admitted as an Attorney of the Supreme Court of South Africa, Natal Provincial Division in 1983. In 1996 he joined Transnet Limited's ports Operating Division, then known as Portnet, as a Legal Advisor. Before moving to the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), he was a Senior Manager at Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA). At TNPA he, among other activities, led a Working Group charged with the drafting of the National Ports Authority Act Port Rules (Port Rules) which he, together with Professor Hilton Staniland (formerly a Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Head of the School of Maritime Studies University of Natal) and Mr Anton Roskam (Attorney), drafted, and these were approved by the Minister of Transport in 2009. He holds a Master's Degree in Shipping Law which he obtained from the University of Cape Town. He is currently SAMSA's Executive Head: Policy, Regulatory Affairs and SA Ship Registrar