Mr. Fortune Mkhabela is the Chief Risk Officer since 2018. He Holds a Bcom specialising in accounting from the Wits University. He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) with the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Certification in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA) with the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Honours Bcom Auditing with UNISA. He is currently completing his Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) with the University of Reading (UK) after completing all the course work.
Mr. Mkhabela has extensive experience in Risk Management, Internal Audit, Accounting and Reporting, Supply Chain and Budget management. He started his professional working career at Anglo American in the Global Shared Service (GSS) and has experience across University Sector, Government Departments, Public Entities, and Private Sector.
He was a member of the Finance Committee and Senate at Wits University in 2007/2008.
He was the Deputy President and Treasurer of Wits University Students Representative Council (SRC). He is also the former Regional Treasurer of SASCO in Johannesburg Region.
He was the Head of Waterberg District in municipal finance at Limpopo Provincial Treasury overseeing the work of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Chief Audit Executives (CAEs) and Chief Risk Officers (CROs).
He was the Senior Manager: External Risk Management for the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR).
He was the Senior Manager: Internal Audit for the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR).
He has served in various Risk Management Committees and Audit Committees from 2011 to 2015.