Mr. Siphamandla Mthethwa joined CEF as Group Chief Financial Officer (GCFO) in December 2013. He has many years of experience as a finance executive and investment banker, with a track record of building successful high performance teams through his exemplary leadership and unquestionable integrity. He has spent the last 8 years at Eskom, starting in Distribution Central Region (Gauteng and North West) as Regional Finance Executive and part of the Exco team; he was later promoted to Group Finance General Manager/ Finance Business Partner responsible for finance leadership of Group Customer Services, Shared Services and Group IT.

Prior to joining Eskom he spent 6 years in corporate and investment banking, working for Standard Bank and Absa specialising in credit risk management.  He was involved in many projects financing deals in the mining sector, multiple finance structures in transport and construction industry and also headed the Public Sector credit portfolio at Absa with clients like CEF, Transnet, Eskom, ACSA etc. Siphamandla is a Chartered Accountant, he did his Articles with Deloitte and Touche where is also specialised in corporate tax consulting after articles.

He has B Com (Accounting), B Compt (Honours) and Higher Diploma in Accounting/CTA, he has also completed a 3 year Absa International Leadership Program.