Tsakani Matshazi

Financial director, Izingwe Capital

At 33, Tsakani Matshazi is one the coveted few young, black chartered accountants in the country and she has made it her mission to make sure that the number grows. Matshazi runs the finances at one of the country's empowerment investment companies, Izingwe Capital. She completed her BCom degree at the University of Cape Town and passed her qualifying examinations during her first year of training in 1998. She has worked at the Eastern Cape Development Corporation, a company that assists black economic empowerment and small, medium and micro enterprises. She serves on the board of theSouth African Institute of Chartered Accountants and is chair of the Chartered Accountants Charter Council, mandated to grow the number of African chartered accountants to reflect the country's population demographics. She is also a director of a BEE rating agency, Empowerdex (Pty) Ltd. � Mmanaledi Mataboge

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