My journey as a trainee

Mpho Makoko-Hottie is a successful CA(SA) thriving in her role as a B-BBEE business analyst. She has sound advice for youngsters aspiring to become CAs(SA) Mpho Makoko-Hottie’s first exposure to Thuthuka was at school camps. It was 2006, she was in Grade 11 and had already decided she was going to become a chartered accountant.…

Profile: Leading as a Team

In September of 2018, Michelle Olckers CA(SA) and Anoop Ninan CA(SA) were announced as co-CEO’s of Mazars South Africa. They each share more about themselves and their journey to the top. Michelle Olckers Michelle Olckers, a former University of Cape Town student, admits that her first steps in her chosen profession were uncertain ones. ‘Although…

PROFILE: She’s All Energy

After her articles at PwC Sunninghill, Pholoso Masilela grabbed the opportunity of a secondment in London within the Energy Department at EY LLP. Her role was that of assistant manager with a client portfolio of several energy companies, her primary client being BP Plc (a FTSE 100 Company) On her return to South Africa in…