Mandlakazi Gcasamba CA(SA) – Operations Manager

Mandlakazi Gcasamba CA (SA) joined the LEGACY AFRICA Fund Managers team in November 2017 as an Operations Manager.

Mandlakazi holds a BCom (Accounting) degree and CTA Hons from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and completed a year of academic articles in Financial Management at the University of Limpopo (UL) in 2013 as one of the first clerks in the partnership between UJ and UL to assist UL in attaining their CTA Honours accreditation.

Mandlakazi’s background covers industries such as Auditing, Academia, Corporate Finance and the Public Sector.

She completed the rest of her articles at Sizwe Ntsaluba Gobodo. She then went on to become an audit manager, she covered clients in the financial services such as 27Four Investment Managers, Mmela Motor Scheme (RF) Ltd, Pan African Capital Holdings and Stanlib.

Within the Academia field, Mandlakazi was a Senior Lecturer in Financial Management at North West University. She then spent a year as a Financial Officer at Cloud Atlas Investing, Mandlakazi was actively involved in the application to get the SARB to amend legislation, and allow local investment schemes to issue a pioneering, first of a kind Pan African ETF. This ETF will facilitate an easier and more efficient manner of investing in African and developed African markets.

Mandlakazi is involved in mentoring programmes with the Thuthuka Fund and ABASA. Thuthuka is a bursary fund that raises money to financially support learners that want to study for a Chartered Accountancy (CA) qualification.