Futhi Mtoba is the first woman chairman of the board of Deloitte South Africa. She was the first African black woman to be appointed a partner by one of the Big Four accounting firms. She serves on the Financial Services Advisory Board and the Money Laundering Advisory board. She is the first woman president of the Association for the Advancement of Accountants in Southern Africa and one of the four vice presidents of Business Unity South Africa. Previously, she led the Black Business Council Economic Research Unit, was a member of the Black Business Council Presidential Working Group, and was a board member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Futhi serves as director and chairman of the Investment Committee of the Public Investment Corporation, a non-banking financial intermediary responsible for the investment of social security and trust funds. She is a trustee of WDB Trust, a woman centred socio-economic development programme. She was honoured as “2004 Business Woman of the Year” by the Businesswomen Association and Nedbank. She is a CA (SA), holding a Higher Diploma in Banking Law (Rand Afrikaans University); B Compt (Hons) (University of South Africa); BA (Econ) (Hons) (University of South Africa); BA (Econ) (University of Botswana and Swaziland). She is a Fellow of the second class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.