AWCA Investment Holdings
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Sindi Mabaso-Koyana, is currently the Executive Chairperson of The African Women Chartered Accountants Investment Holding Company. She is the outgoing Chairperson of Advanced Capital and of the Advanced Group of Companies. Sindi is a Chartered Accountant by profession with experience in the public and private sector. Her illustrious career includes being Managing Director of Viamax Logistics, Group CFO of Transnet, Executive Partner at Ernst & Young. She has served on a number of boards including Transnet, SAA, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, MTN, SANRAL, Altron Group, Broadband SA, Armscor and FIFA in Zurich as the Deputy Chairperson of the Audit & Compliance Committee as part of the Governance Reform process.
Her current board positions include Adcorp Holdings LTD, MTN Zakhele LTD and Toyota SA. She is the Founder Member and Former President of African Women Chartered Accountants(AWCA). She now chairs the Advisory Board of AWCA. Sindi is a renowned leader and champion in growth and development of young women. Sindi has been named one of the Top 20 Most Powerful Women in South Africa and was a Finalist for the Business Woman Award of South Africa in 2004. Sindi was, in 2013 nominated by The CEO Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Business and Public Sector. She was the Chairperson of the Task team of The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants which launched the paper on Meaningful Reporting on Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) and is now the Chairperson of the Chartered Accountancy Sector Charter. Sindi is a Fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network (African Chapter).
Jesmane Boggenpoel has over 16 years of work experience, mainly in investments, private equity and as an entrepreneur. Ms Boggenpoel was the Head of Business Engagement, Africa for the World Economic Forum for three years (2014-2016). She has worked for Brait Private Equity and in the corporate finance departments of Anglo American and KPMG. She co-founded an investment holding company and was an executive director and shareholder from 2005 to 2007, during which time she executed two investment transactions in the financial services and information technology sectors. Boggenpoel has served on several boards and committees, including Land Bank, Senwes and Cell C. She is presently a non-executive board member of Adcorp. Further, Ms Boggenpoel is a founding board member of African Women Chartered Accountants Investment Holdings (2007 to date). She is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and holds a Bachelors of Commerce and Bachelors of Accountancy from the University of the Witwatersrand. Boggenpoel completed the Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2012 and courses included Venture Capital and Private Equity. Ms Boggenpoel is an Edward S Mason fellow and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. She has lived on three continents for work or studies (North America, Europe and Africa) and travelled to 60 countries, including 21 African countries.
Nomavuso is a Chartered Accountant, having obtained her B Compt and Hons from the UNISA. She trained at Deloitte and Touche and after completing her articles she spent one year at Deloitte before joining SizweNtsaluba vsp (former Nkonki SizweNtsaluba). She spent 10 years as Senior Partner and Exco member at SizweNtsaluba VSP. She was specialising in consulting, internal auditing and attest function. She started the Corporate Governance division which housed the internal audit services as she identified this opportunity during the introduction of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). She was also involved in staff development and training as a staff partner for five years. Some of her major clients included, Eskom, SAA, MTN and Sentech.
Nomavuso was the head of the Imperial Group Internal Audit division and responsible for risk management in the Group. She successfully implemented risk management in the group both locally and internationally. As a result, she obtained a good understanding of the various industries within which the Imperial Group operates. Having recognised the shortage of black qualified Chartered Accountants in South Africa she introduced Training Outside Public Practice (TOPP) within the Imperial Group. Her current directorships include Nedbank, JSE, ArcelorMittal, and IDC. She has previously served on the boards of Landbank, Wiphold, Imperial Bank and Optimum Coal.