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Busisiwe Mavuso

2022 Mentee

CEO, Business Leadership South Africa

South Africa

Busisiwe Mavuso is a Chartered Certified Accountant, CCA, qualified with Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA –UK) and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership, a Postgraduate Qualification in Management from GIBS and a B. Compt in Accounting from the University of South Africa (UNISA).

She is the Chief Executive Officer at Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) and a NonExecutive Director on the Board of ESKOM; Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and Resultant Finance (a PIC investee company) and serves on the Human Resources Development Council (HRDC), the Advisory Committee of the Local Government Ethical Leadership Initiative (LGELI), The Alcohol Industry Advisory Council (TAIAC) and the Social Justice Council. Furthermore, Busi is a Visiting Adjunct Professor at the Wits Business School (WBS).

Busi is a member of the YPO (Young President’s Organisation), the IoDSA and ACCA.

She was awarded the ‘2020 Influencer of Influencers Award’ by the Africa Brand Summit in October 2020 and was named second runner up for ‘Businessperson of the Year’ by Daily Maverick in 2021.

Busisiwe was selected to be part of the 2022 Fortune-U.S. Department of State Global Women’ s Mentoring Program.

Mentor: Karen Mercer, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, AARP