Tsakani Maluleke is the first South African woman to hold the executive position as the Auditor-General in the organisation’s 109th year history. She is up for a non-renewable term of seven years with effect from 1 December 2020.
Ms Maluleke succeeds Kimi Makwetu who passed away due to illness on 11 November 2020, just weeks before the expiry of his term of office. She has served as Deputy Auditor-General since 2014.
She is a highly accomplished, inspirational and results-driven leader with more than 20 years of experience in the private and public sectors, spanning diverse areas including Auditing, Consulting, Corporate Advisory, Development Finance, Investment Management and Skills Development.
Ms Maluleke is a Registered Auditor and holds a post-graduate Diploma in Development and Public Management, a post-graduate Diploma in Accountancy and a BComm in Accounting.
She has also worked with other various organisations including Business Unity South Africa, Presidential Advisory Council on BEE, African Women Chartered Accountants, the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa as well as the CA Charter Council.
Credit: Women Power Africa