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WikiMzansi is South Africa's free online information resource profiling the continent's prominent leaders.

Tryphosa Ramano

Tryphosa Ramano, I have been the Chief Financial Officer of PPC Limited since August 2011. Before this I was the CFO of WIPHOLD, joining them in 2006. Prior to that I worked at SAA as CFO. I’ve held numerous executive and non-executive positions throughout my career including President of African Women Chartered Accountants and Portfolio… read more »

Thilen Pillay

Thilen Pillay, I am a Regional Director in the Risk Advisory Department at RSM South Africa. I lead the Technology Risk Advisory and Internal Audit service lines and I am both a qualified CISA and CIA. Thilen Pillay, I have extensive experience in the field of enterprise risk, internal audit and information systems assurance. Data… read more »

Tashmia Ismail

Tashmia Ismail, I am the CEO of the Youth Employment Service (YES), a joint initiative between business, labour and government. In 2009, I completed an MBA at GIBS where I was the recipient of the Corporate Finance prize and achieved a distinction for her final dissertation on macroeconomic factors impacting mergers and acquisitions in developing… read more »

Talita Jacobs

Talita Jacobs, I have over 13 years industry experience and have gained this experience through working as a consultant and senior manager at Absa Consultants and Actuaries and Deloitte’s Actuarial and Analytics Solutions team. I consult to medical schemes, pension funds, employers on employee benefits and I’ve acted as technical evaluator in procurement projects. Talita… read more »

Steven Auf

Steven Auf, I am a Chartered Accountant (SA) and head up the team at Quick Consols.Steven Auf, I spent many years cutting my teeth at large corporates implementing systems, and completed my corporate career as CFO of a large multi national group in FMCG. Disillusioned with the lack of affordably priced and easy to use… read more »

Sizwe Nkosi

Sizwe Nkosi,I am the Executive Director: Finance at Phembani. My 15 years’ experience post the completion of my articles is predominantly in mining, and includes coal, diamonds, phosphates and commodities trading. My most recent endeavour was driving the successful takeover of Metmar Limited, a JSE-listed company where I held the Group CFO position, Sizwe Nkosi,… read more »

Senele Mbatha

In my current role as a Regulatory Controller I look after the operational side of finance, including general ledger, treasury, accounting payable, reconciliations and reporting for Africa. I’m also a finance lead for SAM implementation. In my previous role as a Chief Accounting Officer at AIG responsible for IFRS, Us GAAP, Board and Regulatory reporting… read more »

Ryan Bacher

Ryan Bacher, I have a Bachelor of Arts and Law Degree from Wits, I then went to work for the Club Med Group in the Caribbean. Following Club Med, I returned to SA where I worked in the Internet industry for 2 years and thereafter, co-founded NetFlorist.  As the Managing Director, Ryan Bacher, I am… read more »

Rui Morais

Rui Morais, I have been the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director at Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited since August 2012. I have 10 years of experience in the retail pharmaceutical sector in South Africa and have been at Dis-Chem for six years. Prior to becoming Chief Financial Officer,Rui Morais, I served as Group Financial Executive for… read more »

Rudolph Janse van Rensburg

’m a leading expert on treasury technology with in-depth knowledge of best practice treasury setup, treasury outsourcing models, as well as the integration with banks, ERP systems and other financial institutions. I have been involved in Treasury Management System projects for the past 12 years and have completed more than 60 treasury implementations across Southern… read more »

Rory Voller

I am the Commissioner at Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). I was a member of the drafting team for both the New Companies Act and the Regulations as well as the Intellectual Property Amendment Bill on Traditional Knowledge. Stayed in South Africa.

Osman Arbee

I was appointed the CEO of MOTUS on 1 March 2017 and appointed to the MOTUS board on 12 October 2017. I have been with the Imperial Group since September 2004. During this period, I have been the CFO of Imperial Holdings, CEO of the then Car Rental and Tourism division, and the chairperson of… read more »

Neliswa Fente

Neliswa Fente is the Co-Founder of SpringAge, a youth led, innovation, consulting firm that brings together dynamic young people in South Africa to find innovative solutions for multinational companies, government bodies and NGOs. Co-founded in 2011, SpringAge has engaged more than 600 young leaders and has worked with organisations such as Microsoft, South African Breweries,… read more »

Nakedi Ramaphakela

I have been with Royal Bafokeng Holdings since 2012, serving as Group Reporting Manager and Group Finance Manager prior to her appointment as Finance Director in July 2016. I  completed my articles at PwC and afterwards served as Senior Associate and Assistant Manager. Nakedi Ramaphakela is also a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) with a Bachelor… read more »

Mona Mahdy

Mona Mahdy spearheads the Oracle NetSuite organization for Africa & Levant. As a professional in the technology industry for the past 16 years, Mona advanced through multiple roles within multinational organizations. Starting out in product & brand management for the public sector, channel management, sales, and most recently leading Oracle NetSuite’s expansion across Africa &… read more »