Lesego Sennelo is a qualified Chartered Accountant and President of African Women Chartered Accountants Forum (AWCA) in South Africa. She has recently led a programme in conjunction with Duke University on Women Leading Africa, a programme focused on developing young women and preparing them for governance roles in corporate boards.
Lesego is the Managing Director of AWCA Investment Holdings, was Consultant – Projects in the Group CFO’s office at Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), and before that was COO and audit partner for Modipane and Associates. Before joining Modipane and Associates, She spent time in the banking world – Nedbank (as Head of Credit risk) and First National Bank (Financial Manager). Between January 2000 and September 2004 Lesego worked for Deloitte & Touche Chartered Accountants as Foundation manager, Audit Manager, Audit Senior and trainee accountant.
The transformation of the Chartered Accountancy profession is her core. In addition to AWCA, she serves on a number of initiatives run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) for transformation of the accountancy profession. Lesego serves on a number of Boards as a non-executive director.