Busisiwe Mavuso

Executive Director

Busisiwe Mavuso is the Chief Executive Officer of Business Leadership South Africa, a position she holds since 1 July 2019.

She previously held the position of Chief Operations Officer at the BLSA from November 2017.

Before joining BLSA, Mavuso was the Managing Director of the Black Management Forum (BMF), an organisation she joined in May 2009 and served in positions of Chief Financial Officer and Operations Director.

She is a non-executive director on the boards of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA), Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, Resultant Finance (a PiC investee company) and BMF investment (Pty) Ltd.

Mavuso started her career in Finance in 1995 in the banking industry and has worked for various companies in industries ranging from training, consulting, telecoms and the healthcare industry (Netcare) over the past 23 years.

Mavuso is a Chartered Accountant with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in the United Kingdom (ACCA-UK) and holds a Master’s degree in Business Leadership from Unisa SBL; a Postgraduate Qualification in business Management from GIBS and a B Compt from Unisa She is known as an advocate for inclusive socio-economic growth, transformation and people’s development.