Phuti Phukubje is an experienced specialist in the field of risk management, corporate governance, with special expertise background in external auditing, tax, financial accounting and internal auditing.
He started his professional career at the office of the Auditor General been mentored by Terence Nombembe. He started in 2004 as a vacation student after been a bursary student of the office. In 2005 March started his articles in Auditor General SA specializing with clients such as SARS. He then became assistant manager, audit manager, senior manager, and audit partner at the Auditor General SA.
In 2013 he joined struggling Sentech SOC ltd as an executive internal audit. He then used his well-orchestrated experience from the AGSA to turn things around and get them clean audit. Since 2013 to date, Sentech SOC ltd have been receiving clean audit.
He is a qualified government accountant and auditor (RGA-SA) plus Business accountant by SAIBA. He is also a professional and qualified registered tax practitioner who has been practicing with small clients since 2007.
He was a member and deputy chair of the Audit and Risk Committee (ARC) at Independent police investigation directorate. He is also member of the ARC of Police Civilians Secretariat, Sentech SOC Ltd, and KEP Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd. He currently sits on the Nemisa board.
Phuti has been actively involved in social community services and has been Trainee Champion on the ABASA and has contributed to the ABASA been positioned in the international market.
Elisha is a chartered accountant and a registered auditor with over 10 years in public and private sectors. He prides himself of an excellent record of client retention due to his effective and efficient delivery of quality services. He lives beyond the realm of ticking and bashing and is a dynamic modern day professional. Over the years he has managed various clients on behalf of the Office of the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA). He has also signed off audit reports of various clients in public and private sectors.
Elisha has assumed various positions over his professional career and was a director in a company with extensive branch network throughout South Africa. He is currently an audit committee member of a district municipality. He is also on the database of AGSA’s approved pre-issuance reviewers.
Elisha has also assisted many municipalities, departments and private sector clients with various consulting initiatives ranging from financial statement preparation, asset management solutions, operation clean audit among many others.
He is responsible for our firm’s day to day operations, heads our assurance and consulting divisions. He is also a registered tax practitioner. Elisha is passionate about empowerment of previously disadvantaged. To this end, his is our national Training officer and a registered Assessor.
Elisha is a member of South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA) and The Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA).
Potlaki Maine is a seasoned IT professional and campaigner who has held a number of senior roles in the public and private sector, including being appointed as a founding Board Member of the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) in 2010 and further reappointed in 2014.
His professional career in South Africa began at Absa in 1993 where he rose to become a Senior Project Manager in Group IT. He participated in the subsequent system integration and design of the bank’s emerging application architecture during its amalgamation. Thereafter, he joined SITA in 2000 to manage an application development and architectural team that, among other things, developed the Technology Master Plan for the Department of Defence. In 2003 he joined the South African Revenue Service (SARS) where he managed the enterprise architecture and contributed to the e-filing architecture for the award winning “single view of a tax payer” e-filing project.
He moved to Microsoft SA as a National Technology Officer in 2005. A key highlight in that role was his innovation advocacy and link between SA and Microsoft Research, Cambridge and contributing to the setting of the research agenda for collaborative work.
He joined the South African Broadcasting Corporation as a General Manager IT (CIO) in 2008. A key success at SABC during his tenure being part of the delivery team supporting IT infrastructure, FIFA / SABC Broadcasting Centre backend systems and enabling platforms that successfully delivered the first FIFA World Cup in South Africa and on African soil in 2010.
In 2013 he joined SENTECH on a three-year contract. SENTECH had outlined its strategic intent as to consolidate its position as the leading provider of open access communications network infrastructure to the broadcasting industry. As part of the EXCO leadership team, he had a specific mandate for positioning IT as a key business enabler to effectively transition SENTECH into a media platform service business.
Currently appointed as an Interim CEO for the South African National Space Agency.
His academic background includes a BSc (magna-cum-laude) in Mathematics (Pure and Applied) from Cuttington University in Liberia, an MS in IS (Information Resource Management) from Syracuse University and a Diploma in Project Management from UNISA School of Business Leadership.
In 2015 he attended the SENTECH Executive Leadership Training at the Graduate Institute of Business Science (GIBS), University of Pretoria. He is a Certified Associate of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa (CAIB).