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Zanele Matlala

Zanele Matlala is the Chief Financial Officer at Merafe Resources.

zanele Matlala

Zanele Matlala she held the position of group financial director of Kagiso Trust Investments From 2006 to October 2010. Prior to that she spent four years with the Development Bank of Southern Africa, initially as an investment executive and ultimately in the capacity of chief financial officer.

During her three and a half years with the Industrial Development Corporation, she headed up the wholesale venture capital funds team after being promoted from the project and structured finance area. After completing her articles with Arthur Andersen & Co, she was responsible for due diligence and other special investigations in addition to statutory audits in her role as audit supervisor.

A chartered accountant by profession, Zanele served in the senior ranks at the South Africa's Industrial Development Corporation and the Development Bank of South Africa before joining Merafe as an independent non-executive. She was appointed CFO of Merafe in 2010 and CEO in 2012 when her mentor and predecessor, Steve Phiri, left to head up Royal Bafokeng Platinum.

Zanele Matlala is an Independent Non-Executive Chairperson of Dipula income fund.

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