Professor Yaswant Gordhan

Audit Committee Chairperson

Professor Gordhan qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1979 and chose to pursue an academic career at the University of Durban-Westville. He then went on to become a Professor and Vice-Dean at the University of Zululand. During this period he received a scholarship to read for a Masters of Science (Business Administration) at Penn State University, USA.

He joined the Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board as a CEO in 1998. He thereafter went into private practice as a financial consultant and auditor for both the public and private sectors.

He currently serves on boards, audit and regulatory committees in both the public and private sectors.

He is a member of SAICA and the Institute of Directors SA.

Professor Gordhan has served as a Non- Executive Director on the Board of Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo since the 16thMarch 2017.