Neo Phakama Dongwana
Neo is a chartered accountant who serves as an independent non-executive director for a number of companies. Her portfolio of boards includes the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed companies AVI Limited, Barloworld Limited and Mpact Limited. Neo is also a member of the Financial Services Board’s Appeal Board and chairman of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Takeover Regulation Panel.
Prior to taking up the role of non-executive director, Neo worked as an audit partner at Deloitte & Touche, one of South Africa’s most prominent auditing firms, for almost ten years.
In mid-2015, Neo concluded her term as a member of the inaugural audit committee of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) which provides technical support to the SADC Council of Ministers. She is also an active member of her profession and was until 2014 a member of the Education and Monitoring Committees of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors. Neo is passionate about the growth and transformation of the CA profession and in particular the development of female CAs. She is a committed member of the African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA) and serves as a director of its investment arm, AWCA Investment Holdings.
+27 11 483 0840
89 Central Street