RH Bophelo: Dion Mhlaba

Dion Mhlaba has been the chief financial officer at RH Bophelo since 27 March 2017.

Dion has been nominated for the 2020 CFO Awards. 

Dion Mhlaba holds a B.Com accounting degree and honours from the University of Johannesburg. He completed his auditing articles with KPMG in 2010, where he qualified as a CA. While with KPMG, Dion worked with Nedbank, IDC and DBSA

From 2011 to 2013, Dion held advisory roles with Afripalm Resources, a company with mining and financial services interests and Sakhumnotho Holdings with exposure to a variety of projects, including mining, financial services, engineering. In 2013, he worked as a financial support at Thebe Investments where the role entailed streamlining of reports, analysing of financial data, budgeting, performance and board reports. In 2017, he was appointed as the CFO for RH Bophelo

Dion also holds a full-time senior lecturing post with the UJ. His passion for working with the youth in business and corporate allows him to continues mentoring new businesses and young professionals. His passion for economic transformation and interest in working with SMEs has also led him to attain a certificate from Wits Business School for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment.

Dion was also nominated for the CFO Awards in 2019 for his work at RH Bophelo. 

Work
2017 - Present    Chief Financial Officer, RH Bophelo 
                                 Chief Financial Officer, Razorite Healthcare Fund
                                 Senior lecturer, UJ
2013                        Financial Support/manager, Thebe Investments
2011 - 2013            Advisor, Afripalm Resources
2010 - 2011            Articles, KPMG


Education
                                 BBBEE certificate, Wits
                                 BCom Honours, Accounting, UJ
                                 BCom, Accounting UJ

About RH Bophelo: The company invests in hospitals where it can improve the facilities and increase access to quality healthcare services, while also creating an ecosystem designed to optimise synergies that deliver value to those in the lower-to-middle-income bracket across South Africa.