With an exemplary military career, in her current role as Head of Corporate Services, Tersia oversees the various administrative and support tasks required for the smooth functioning of Incomar. She joined Incomar in 2023 after a 43-year career in the South African National Defence Force, where she was deployed in tactical, operational, and strategic posts.
Experienced in areas such as human resources, finance and accounting, legal compliance, information technology and overall administrative support, she is well positioned to ensure Incomar’s high standards of excellence are executed with military precision.
Notably, Tersia served as Colonel, Brigadier General, and Major General as well as an Airforce Board Member for several years.
As a trailblazer for women in the military, she was appointed as the first female Chief Air Staff Logistics in January 2018. She was also the first woman promoted into the position as the Director of Engineering Support Services in the logistics division of the SANDF.
During her broad-spanning career, Tersia served as the Director Base Support services, the Director of Logistics as well as the Director of Corporate Communications.
She was also the longest serving member on the Department of Defence’s Commercial Procurement Board.
With a strong emphasis on collaboration and teamwork Tersia’s role extends beyond efficient, effective and compliant administration to staff support services, significantly boosting Incomar’s culture of professionalism and precision.