General Kimi Makwetu is a qualified chartered accountant born in Cape Town,completed his first degree in Social Sciences at the University of Cape Town in 1989, which he followed up with a BCompt (Honours) degree from the University
of Natal (through distance learning) in 1997.
He was born In 1989, he graduated with a degree in Social Sciences from the University of Cape Town. After receiving a BCompt Honours degree from the University of Natal in 1997, he became a qualified chartered accountant.
His career began in the private sector; starting with Standard Bank and then Nampak before completing articles at Deloitte and moving on to Liberty and Metropolitan Life in the Western Cape.
After moving to Gauteng, Makewtu was appointed as Deloitte’s forensic unit director, before being appointed as Deputy AG Makwetu is married to Miranda Makwetu, with three children.
Makwetu’s resume suggests a strong set of professional qualifications in the auditing field, with the technical rigour and depth that is befitting of the post of AG.
The Constitution makes provision for the AG as a role that should be carried out without fear, favour or prejudice a role that some have described as a commercial version of the Public Protector, with the AG’s independence (unlike the Public Protector) reinforced by self funding through audit fees, Makwetu’s appointment as AG on 1st December 2013, was for a sevenyear term seeing him taking over from Terence Nombembe in what has been noted as a consistent transition, with Makwetu.
Thembekile Kimi Makwetu
Tel: 012 426 8084
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Mr Thembekile Kimi Makwetu , receive a total remuneration package of R3, 889,391.00 per annum ever since 1 December 2013.