AACC Public Sector 28 September 2016

Karthi Naicker

Karthi Naicker is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), having obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm) Degree as well as a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). He has more than 15 years of formal work experience in both the private and public sectors, including 14 years at a managerial level specialising in forensic audit, investigation, risk management, and other advisory services. He is the Competency Lead of Fraud Risk Management (FRM) at Transnet, a State Owned Company specialising in the transport and logistics industry. His role entails the oversight of the forensic function at Transnet and its operating divisions whereby he is tasked with ensuring that the risk of fraud and corruption within Transnet is proactively minimised. This involves making sure…

Temba Zakuza

Temba is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor with extensive experience of over 15 years in Academic and professional development training. He has invested 10 years of his professional life as a Board member of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) and Chaired the Education and Development Committee of the IRBA for 7 years. He headed the Training and Development unit at Nkonki, which also provided academic support and mentoring to the Transnet TOPP programme. This programme yielded prominent professionals that have since taken major roles both within and outside Transnet. Temba headed critical projects for SAICA and ABASA, having been deployed to facilitate accreditation of the University of Fort Hare and leaving it on an established…

Terence Mupeti

Terence has over 13 years’ experience in IT advisory and has led numerous assignments assisting clients to maximise benefits realisation from IT investments, optimise IT resource utilisation and to preserve value through IT risk management. He also has extensive experience in IT advisory (primarily IT strategy and business alignment, IT performance management and IT governance) for clients in the public sector, telecommunications, higher education, banking, consumer markets and industrial products markets. Prior to joining Nkonki, Terence was with KPMG for over 7 years where he was also responsible for providing clients with IT Governance, Risk and Compliance services and championing the assessment and implementation of King III IT Governance principles. Client experience Transnet South African Airways (SAA) Bonitas Eskom Pension…

Kiran Bhika

Kiran is a partner at Nkonki in the Internal Audit Division. He is currently one of the partners responsible for the Transnet Internal Audit. He has experience in both external and internal auditing in both the public and private sector clients. He has specialised in the internal audit environment in the last 11 years and has held senior positions from being a Director of a Shared Internal Audit Department to Head of Internal Audit of a listed public entity. Client experience Eastern Cape Development Corporation East London Industrial Development Zone Special Investigation Unit Eastern Cape Provincial Government Departments (Treasury, Agriculture, Economic Affairs and Environment, Office of the Premier) Eastern Cape Tourism Board

Clive Selwadi

Clive Selwadi is the Chief Risk Officer of the Department of Public Enterprises.  He is responsible for coordinating risk management activities of the Department as well as the development and maintenance of guidelines utilised to direct Shareholder Risk Reporting by State-Owned Companies within the Ministry of Public Enterprises. Clive has over 10 years’ experience in risk management that has been gained in both the public and private sectors.  He was a member of the team that developed the Public Sector Risk Management Framework published by National Treasury, which also encompassed tools and guidelines for Audit and Risk Committees.  He also served as National Treasury’s representative in Audit and Risk Committees of various departments, municipalities and public entities.  He is a…

Ms Thuto Masasa

Lead Partner: Integrated Reporting, Retirement Funds, Aviation Industry Thuto Masasa is a partner at Nkonki Incorporated, one of the largest black empowerment assurance and advisory firms in South Africa. With more than 30 Partners and approximately 400 professional staff, and a global reach of 20 000 professionals through the Kreston International network, Nkonki was established in 1993 and has a track record of excellence. Thuto’s responsibilities consist of a mixed portfolio in Assurance Services and she heads up Integrated Reporting within the firm. She is member of the Integrated Reporting Council (IRC) Working Group in South Africa and a representative of Nkonki in the International Integrated Reporting Council’s (IIRC) Business and Public Sector Pioneer networks. Thuto has actively contributed to…

Molefi Nkhabu

Molefi currently holds the position of Senior General Manager – Assurance and Forensic (Chief Audit Executive) in Eskom. He previously held this position at the South African Airways as well as the South African Reserve Bank. His internal audit experience spans various industries such as transport, aviation, mining and financial services sectors. Molefi is currently a Vice President of the IIA SA Board and is Chairman of the IIA SA Investigations Committee and the IIA SA Audit, Risk and Finance Committee. Previously, he was a Director on the Board of Covision where he was Chairman of the Audit, Risk and Actuarial Committee. He also served on the Audit Committee for Armscor, Gauteng Gambling Board and NERSA. He is currently an…

Thabiso Ramasike

Thabiso Ramasike, who holds a B.Comm degree from the University of Johannesburg, is an experienced businessman, Audit Committee member, and non-executive director. At present he serves on the Transformation Committee of Curro Holdings Ltd, is chair of UNISA’s Audit & Enterprise Risk Management Committee, and is a member of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Audit and Risk Committee. He is currently the CEO of the Gerald Group, prior to which he was the Head of Franchising for Standard Bank. Before that, Thabiso was the Head of Private Banking: Johannesburg for Rand Merchant Bank Private Bank, serving as an Exco member. He is also a Certified Associate of the Institute of Bankers of Southern Africa, and is a member of…

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