Barlow Manilal

Barlow Manilal

Chief Executive of TIA and Ex Officio Member of the Board

Prior to joining TIA, Barlow spent 14yrs in the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC), of which 7-years were as CEO, winning various awards such as the Black Business Quarterly (BBQ) ‘Public Sector Visionary Award’. He also gained excellent knowledge of project engineering and manufacturing in the automotive OEM environment at Toyota SA and Mercedes Benz SA. Whilst at Mercedes Benz SA, he was part of the W203 programme planning team, which integrated the SA plant into the DaimlerChrysler global planning network. His 30-page Curriculum Vitae consists of the kinds of achievements and awards that society could only be inspired and motivated by.