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Tsakani Ratsela

Deputy Auditor-General

Topic: Accountability, transparency and governance in the public sector.

Tsakani is a qualified chartered account (CA) with nearly two decades of experience in the private and public sectors, spanning diverse areas that include Auditing, Corporate Advisory, Development Finance, Investment Management and Skills Development.

She has a wealth of governance experience gained through participation on numerous corporate boards and strategic committees, including: Aberdare Cables (Pty) Limited (Africa’s largest cable manufacturer), Onelogix Limited (a listed logistics company) , Public Investment Corporation (Africa’s largest asset manager), South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors, FAIS Ombud, Alt-X Advisory Committee and Fasset, which she chaired.

Tsakani is a passionate advocate and active contributor to the growth and transformation of the Accountancy Profession, through her work with various organisations including Business Unity South Africa, Presidential Advisory Council on Black Economic Empowerment, African Women Chartered Accountants, the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (where she is a Past President), as well as the CA Charter Council (where is serves as Chairman).

Tsakani Ratsela is currently the deputy auditor-general (DAG) of South Africa, the first South African woman to be appointed to this executive leadership position in the organisation’s 103-year history.