International Panel Judges
CFO, Black Umbrella
Nyasha is a Chartered Accountant, CA (SA), qualified with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Cape Town. She has since 2015 been the CFO of Black Umbrella, an enterprise development organization, partnering with the private sector, government and civil society to address the low levels of entrepreneurship on the African continent. As CFO, she is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of finance, enterprise risk management, IT as well as monitoring and evaluation. Her key contributions include enhancing financial governance, supporting the implementation of an internal assurance reporting framework, as well as enhancing decision-making and accountability to key stakeholders, including business continuity planning. She was featured and graced the cover page and main story of the 2018 2nd quarter edition of CFO South Africa, the leading magazine for CFOs and finance professionals in South Africa.
Prior to her current role, Nyasha was CFO of Baraka Engineering, where she led the overall finance function. She started her career in 2008 at Deloitte where she served her articles in the Entrepreneurial Services Division, after which she went on international secondment to the Deloitte office in Toronto, Canada. Upon her return, she joined Deloitte Risk Advisory as a Manager where she gained enterprise risk management experience while serving different clients in the private and public sector, including Multi Choice, Bank of China, Eskom Holdings, Litha Health Care Group and the Mercantile Bank.
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