Opening Event: Kimi Makwetu
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About the Event
How do we keep the government accountable?
Join us on the 11 of March as we host the Auditor-General of South Africa, Mr. Kimi Makwetu as he talks about keeping government departments, public entities, municipalities & public institutions accountable.
Thembekile Kimi Makwetu was born in Cape Town and completed a Social Sciences degree at the University of Cape Town in 1989. He received a BCompt Honours degree from the University of Natal (distance learning in 1997) and is a qualified chartered accountant.
He started his career with Standard Bank and later worked at Nampak. He completed his articles at Deloitte where he progressed to senior management before joining Liberty and Metropolitan Life in Cape Town (Western Cape). He moved to Gauteng in 2003 where he worked at Liberty Life. Kimi returned to Deloitte as a director in the firm's forensic unit before his appointment as Deputy Auditor-General at the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA).
On 1 December 2013, the Former President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma, officially appointed our former Deputy Auditor-General, Mr Kimi Makwetu, as the new Auditor-General of South Africa for a period of seven years.