Ilonka Badenhorst

Portfolio: Communications Portfolio
Company: WASPA
Email: ilonkab (at)
Tenure: WASPA 2014 - 2022
Membership Portfolio 2021
Communications Portfolio 2022

Managing Executive – WASPA

Ilonka Badenhorst is currently the Managing Executive of the Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA). Ilonka holds a B.Com Law and LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg, and after completing her Articles of Clerkship, moved over into the telecommunications industry. She has also completed post graduate qualifications, focusing on Board Governance and Anti-Money Laundering and the Combating of Terrorist Financing.

Over the past decade she has held key roles in legal, compliance and regulatory management, and business development in both local and international companies. Ilonka joined WASPA in 2014 and moved to the Managing Executive position in 2021.