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Tsakani Maluleke

Tsakani Maluleke

Auditor-General of South Africa

Ms. Tsakani Maluleke has more than 20 years of experience in both the private and public sectors, spanning diverse areas including Auditing, Consulting, Corporate Advisory, Development Finance, Investment Management and Skills Development. Since 2014 she has served as the Deputy Auditor General and CEO of the Office of the Auditor-General of South Africa; the first woman to hold this executive position in the organisation’s history.

She is a passionate advocate and active contributor to the growth and transformation of the Accountancy Profession, through her work with various organisations including African Women Chartered Accountants, and the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa, of which she is the past President. Tsakani is Non-executive Chairman of the Board of SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants).

A seasoned business leader with a wealth of corporate governance experience gained through participation on numerous corporate boards and strategic committees.

Tsakani has served on the Presidential BEE Advisory Council, to advise government on the implementation of the BEE Act and Policy. For 7 years, she was the Chairman of the CA Charter Council, which oversaw the implementation of the CA Charter, which served as an important tool to focus key transformation initiatives on improving access for black people to enter the profession.


  • Chartered Accountant (South Africa), 2001
  • Registered Auditor, 2001
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Development and Public Management.
  • University of Witwatersrand, 2016
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Accountancy. University of Cape Town, 1997
  • BComm (Accounting). University of Cape Town, 1996