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Dr. Anna Mokgokong

Dr. Anna Mokgokong

Chancellor, Dr. Anna T Mokgokong

BSc, MB ChB, D Comm (hc)
Honorary Consul General of Iceland in Pretoria

Dr. Mokgokong is a co-founder and Executive Chairperson of Community Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd., a 100% black owned company founded in 1995. She is a well renowned business figure in South Africa and globally with widespread experience in Healthcare, Academia and Commerce.
She is recognized as a Senior Director of Companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange as she serves on five listed companies namely: Non-executive Chairperson of Afrocentric Investment Corporation, Rebosis Property Fund Limited and Jasco Electronics Holdings Limited and non-executive Director of Companies and first female Director of Shoprite Holdings Limited the largest retailer in Africa and in 2019 appointed as a non-executive lead independent director as well as Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited, a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer.
She also serves on numerous non-listed entities, including Seriti Coal which she chairs and is the second largest coal supplier to Eskom utility.

She has received numerous local and international accolades as a Community and Business leader, including SA Businesswoman of the Year (1999) and one of the Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World (1998).
Most recently she received a Life Time Achievement Award (2018) from Premier David Makhura (Gauteng Province) by the Township Entrepreneurship Awards.

She has served in numerous councils of academic institutions as well as civil society commissions such as The Independent Commission for Remuneration of Public Office Bearers, where she was appointed as Deputy Chairperson by the former President Mr. Thabo Mbeki (from 2004 – 2009); She was also a Commissioner of the Interim National Defence Force Commission (SANDF) (from 2009 – 2013).

She is a social activist and passionate about women empowerment transformation to bring about equality in the economy of South Africa.

She was appointed Honorary Consul General of Iceland in Pretoria (2017). The North-West University (NWU) installed Dr Anna Mokgokong, as its third and first female chancellor (November 2019).

Dr. Anna is very passionate about women empowerment and annually host an event where she grooms and mentor young female future leaders; And is very active in philanthropy as a contribution to her community and society.


  • BSc, MB ChB, D Comm (hc)


  • Community Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Jasco
  • Rebosis
  • Afrocentric
  • Seriti
  • NWU
  • Shoprite Checkers and numerous others

Professional Bodies

  • BWA

Current Position(S)

  • Executive Chairperson – Community Investment
  • Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Non-Executive Chairperson – Afrocentric Investment corporation
  • Non-Executive Chairperson – Rebosis Property fund limited
  • Non-Executive Chairperson – Jasco Electronics holdings
  • Non-Executive director of Shoprite holdings limited
  • Chairperson – Seriti Coal
  • Chancellor – NWU
  • Honorary Consul General of Iceland in Pretoria


  • Cooking
  • Fashion
  • Interior Decorating