DIRECTORY: PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHIES

Aarti Takoordeen

Aarti Takoordeen

CFO of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

Aarti is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the age of 24, younger than most, she paved her way through the ICT multinational industry and was Group Finance Director by the age of 29. She is now the CFO of the JSE and excited about directly contributing to the local South African business community for the first time in her career.
Experience

  • CFO – JSE Limited
  • Young Global Leader – World Economic Forum
  • Group Finance Director – Johnson Controls
  • Technology Services Group Head of Commercial Finance – Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Manager Business Finance – Business Intelligence – NamITech
Gronie Hluyo

Gronie Hluyo

CFO of the South African Football Association (SAFA)

Gronie Hluyo leads in developing and
implementing a financial strategy for his
organisation. He prides himself in keeping
abreast of the developments in the
accounting profession and constantly
adapting to the technological advancement
which have a direct impact on business. He
has an overall excellent understanding of the
business and able to work smart.
Experience

  • CFO – South African Football Association
  • Member Board of Directors – South African
    Institute for Business Accountants
Tsakani Ratsela

Tsakani Ratsela

Deputy Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA)

Tsakani Ratsela 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 Investments 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.

Michael Lasch

Michael Lasch

Director at The Global Platform for Intellectual Property

My working career spans 30 years, of which
two thirds were spent in an ‘employee’ state,
and one third was in the space as commonly
referred to as ‘owner-managed’
See: www.theglobalplatform.co.za
Experience

  • Director – The Global Platform for Intellectual
    Property
  • Founding Partner / Non-executive Director –
    Bean There Coffee Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Director / Founding Partner – Stakeholder
    Relationship Assessments
  • Managing Director – Watermark Holdings
  • Financial Director – Huettenes Albertus
    Falchem