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Ms. M Makgatho

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Board sub committees: Audit & Risk Committee

Period of service: Appointed 03 August 2015

Directorship: Kumbuba investments; Studio Five Graphic Design; Matla Investment Holdings; Association of Black Securities; Investment Professionals

Qualifications: Masters in Development Finance; BComm (Hons) in Economics

​​​Ms Makgatho is the former Transnet Group Treasurer and was responsible for driving Transnet's funding strategy as well as managing rating agencies, investor and lender relationships. This amongst other things included raising a third Of the required funding for Transnet's R300 billion investment programme from debt capital markets. She led all aspects of the company's comprehensive funding strategy through various funding sources including commercial paper, domestic bonds, Development Funding institutions and bank loans, amongst others. She joined Transnet in 2007 as Head: Structured Finance and has been responsible for the origination and structuring Of debt capital market transactions (loans and bonds). She has also been responsible for developing Transnet's strategic approach to strengthen existing funding sources and build up new ones. Previously Ms Makgatho worked as a consultant responsible for Treasury and Economic advisory as well as the National Treasury and the National Institute of Economic Policy (NIEP).