Thembani Bukula is the Regulator Member primarily responsible for electricity at the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA).
He obtained his B.Sc. Engineering from the University of Natal and a post graduate diploma in Engineering Business Management from Warwick University.
He started his career at Yelland Engineering and later joined Eskom as engineer responsible for the commissioning of the extra High Voltage substations in the KwaZulu-Natal region.
He was seconded to KEMA-The Netherlands as a High Voltage engineer during 1995/6.
He has been the Managing Director of various companies including the NETFA, SABS – Testing and Conformity Services, National Data Systems – Specialised Services and Ijanga Consulting Services.