Neo Phakama Dongwana

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed | 1 April 2024


Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

BCom, BCom (Hons), PGDA, CA (SA), MCom

Mrs Dongwana is a Chartered Accountant with B.Com and B.Com Honours (Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management) degrees from the University of Cape Town. She also has a Masters in Commerce from the University of the Witwatersrand.

After serving her articles and qualifying as a chartered accountant at Deloitte, Neo spent her early career as an equity analyst at Gensec Asset Management before rejoining Deloitte, where she held the position of audit partner for almost 9 years. She is currently a non-executive director on the boards of Nedbank Limited and Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited.

A previous Chair of Barloworld Limited and the Takeover Regulation Panel, Neo has over 10 years’ experience as a non-executive director of various listed and unlisted boards across different industries and jurisdictions. She was also a member of the education committee of the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA) and a member of the Financial Services Tribunal.