Ms Maphisa is a non-executive director of Novus3(Pty)Ltd and is an attorney by profession. She is the Founder and CEO of SubSaharan Concessions, a South African based investment and project development company with diversified interests on the African continent.
Prior to going into business, she served as Head of Africa Acquisitions and Group Legal Counsel at Amabubesi Group, a leading investment group in South Africa where she was responsible for originating and executing on the group’s transactions outside South Africa and the company’s legal matters. She served on some of the Boards of Amabubesi’s investee companies. Before joining Amabubesi Group, she was with Ernst & Young South Africa in the firm’s Accounts and Markets Unit where she was responsible for driving the firm’s expansion strategy into strategic growth markets including the Africa sub-area.
Ms Maphisa has served on the Board, Audit Committtee and Risk and Compliance of Etana Insurance, the 3rd largest business insurer in South Africa which was recently acquired by Hollard. She has also served as President of the Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa, the largest association of professional and business women in South Africa and on the Council for Business Unity South Africa (BUSA), a representative body of business associations in South Africa amongst others.
She occasionally represents South African business at various international meetings, and forums including serving on the Committee of Standards at the International Labour Organisation at the United Nations in Geneva, representing South African business at SADC meetings and at regional African Union (AU) meetings in various African countries. She continues to write and comment on transformation issues and has presented papers at various national and international conferences. Ms Maphisa is an alumni and fellow of the Desmond Tutu Fellowship, through the African Leadership Institute at Oxford University, and a member of various bodies globally.