Mr Abel Dlamini is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of SekelaXabiso, an accounting firm specialising in Risk Management, Internal Audit and Forensic Investigations. Mr Dlamini was a founding member of Sekela Consulting and played a key role in the establishment of Sekela Consulting as a market leader in the internal audit, IT audit, forensic audit and consulting services sector prior to its merger with Xabiso Chartered Accountants. Prior to establishing Sekela Consulting he was a partner at both KPMG and Arthur Andersen and served as the chief executive officer at Dlamini Inc. He is a member the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors (SA).
Adv Lise Keech
Ms. Lise Keech is admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. She is a state prosecutor with over 15 years’ experience. She is currently based at the Fraud Investigating Task Team (FITT) a project between the Road Accident Fund (RAF) and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in Durban. Her responsibilities include compiling fraud charge sheets, prosecuting and investigating all fraud and corruption cases and liaising with all stakeholders fighting corruption and fraud in SA.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Keech was a prosecutor at the Office of the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions in Port Elizabeth and was responsible for conducting trials, preparing review of opinions, indictments, bail appeals and appeals in the High Court of South Africa. She holds a B.IURIS degree and a LLB degree from the University of Port Elizabeth and has completed several courses at the Justice College.
Mr Thiru Pillay
Mr. Thiru Pillay is a Group Executive of Liberty Holdings Ltd, where he heads up the Professional Shared Services business unit for the Group. He holds a BCompt (Hons), CA (SA) and CIA. Prior to joining Liberty 8 years ago, he was the Senior Executive Partner responsible for the Business Risk Services division at Ernst & Young for their African practice (including South Africa).
Mr Pillay has also previously held senior executive positions in South African Airways and Transnet. He also chaired the audit committee and served as a Non-executive Director on the Board of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) and was a Trustee of the Libcare Medical Aid for 5 years until his resignation at the last AGM.
Ms Lethukuthula Mazibuko
Ms Amanda Lethukuthula Mazibuko is a Certified Internal Auditor with 19 years of experience. She is the Chief Internal Auditor at Sebenza Forwarding & Shipping (Pty) Limited. Prior to that, she served as Chief Internal Auditor at SA Shell & BP Petroleum Refineries. Ms Mazibuko is serving her final term as a member of the Audit Committee at the Office of the Public Service Commission. She has also been a member of the Audit Committee at Sisonke District Municipality. Ms Mazibuko holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours) from the University of South Africa and completed her articles with Deloitte.
Ms Matshepo More
Ms Matshepo More CA(SA) is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Public Investment Corporation Limited (PIC), one of the largest asset managers in Africa. She served her articles at Deloitte specialising in financial institutions, before being seconded to the New York office for four months to handle a large asset management company. Upon returning to SA she was promoted to audit manager.
She left Deloitte to join the PIC in 2009 where she was appointed as the Finance Manager. In 2011, she was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the PIC where she is responsible for the Corporation’s finances ensuring that the PIC complies with the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).
Ms More is also a member of the Financial Reporting Standards Council, a statutory body responsible for issuing financial reporting standards in South Africa.
Mr Motshoanedi (Joe) Lesejane
Mr Motshoanedi (Joe) Lesejane CA(SA) (CD SA) (FCMA) has recently completed his terms on the audit committees of the National Treasury and is still chairman of Export Credit Insurance Corporation (ECIC) Limited. He currently offers risk management consulting services.
He also has a wealth of experience in internal audit, risk management, corporate governance and external audit in both private and public sector. As a corporate governance specialist with extensive Board experience he will be an asset to the Board.
He was formerly employed at KPMG, Du Pont Internal, Eskom SOC Limited and SAICA and is an active Member of the Institute of Directors SA.
Ms Rene Aloise Kenosi
René Kenosi CA (SA) is a director of Bridging Concepts Financial Services (Pty) Ltd providing internal audit, risk management, corporate training, and management consulting services. She has served on various Audit and Risk Committees including ICASA, LGSETA, Metrobus, Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, City of Matlosana, South African Micro Apex Fund (SAMAF), Metropolitan Trading Company (Pty) Ltd, Services Seta, CIPC and Department of Home Affairs.
René has also served on the boards of PUSH (Persevere Until Something Happens) a non-profit organisation and Small Enterprise Development Agency. Her career spans over a number of years and across banking, breweries, motor vehicle and professional services consulting industries.