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Futhi Mtoba

Futhi Mtoba

Co-Founder at TEACH SA
Ms Mtoba is a chartered accountant with an ­extensive career in business and ­community ­engagement in South Africa. In ­addition, she brings valuable corporate governance ­experience. She is a 2017, Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow. Ms Mtoba is ­passionate about ­issues of social ­justice, women, education, skills ­development, youth and anti-corruption.  Her current boards ­include board member and audit committee chair of ­Discovery Bank ­Limited; board member of South 32 ­Limited and board ­member and Chair of the Audit ­Committee of the ­Public Investment ­Corporation ­Limited.

She is a co-founder member of TEACH South ­Africa. TEACH South Africa is a ­national ­programme that seeks to improve the quality of ­education and learner outcomes, through effective teaching in the classroom.

Ms Mtoba joined Deloitte and Touche South ­Africa in 1988, specialising in financial ­services. She ­became one of the first African Black ­women to be appointed as a Partner by one of the Big Four ­accounting firms and was later appointed the first African ­woman Deputy Chairman and then ­Chairman of ­Deloitte Southern Africa.

Ms Mtoba has been a member of the IMF ­Advisory Group of Sub-Saharan Africa ­(AGSSA), the World Economic Forum Global Advisory Council, the B20 Financing Growth and Infrastructure Task Force and the B20 Transparency Task Team. She was also the first woman president of the ­Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of ­Southern Africa.

Additionally, she is the past Chair of Council of the University of Pretoria, she has served as ­first and remains only women President of ­Business ­Unity South Africa “BUSA” , and board ­member of the Public ­Accountants and Auditors Board, the South African ­Institute of Chartered ­Accountants, the New ­Partnership for ­Africa’s ­Development ­Business ­Foundation and African Union  ­Foundation.

Ms Mtoba is engaged in the regional and global community. She former board member of the United Nations Global Compact first board.