TransUnion Africa: Hajra Karrim

Hajra Karrim has been the chief financial officer of the TransUnion Africa Group since June 2015.

Hajra Karrim is a qualified CA(SA) with a B.Com degree in accounting and finance from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is is a life-long learner, having attended courses on general management, directorship and strategy well after her studies. 

Her career began at Deloitte, where she was an audit trainee and later became an audit manager. After that she was a financial consultant for Uniq Plc and BAA respectively, before joining M-Net as chief financial officer. In 2015, she was appointed as TransUnion Africa Group’s chief financial officer. 

Work
2015 - Present    Chief Financial Officer, TransUnion Africa Group
2007 - 2015         Chief Financial Officer, M-Net 
2006 - 2006         Financial Consultant, BAA
2004 - 2005         Financial Consultant, Uniq Plc
2002 - 2004         Audit Manager, Deloitte
1999 - 2002         Audit Trainee, Deloitte

Education
2013 - 2013         Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage,                                             Harvard Business School
2012 - 2012         Strategy that Works, SAICA
2011 - 2011          Being a Director, Institute of Director SA
2011 - 2011          Program in General Management, Naspers, Harvard Business                                     School
2002 - 2002         CA(SA), SAICA
1995 - 1997         B.Com, Accounting and Finance, University of KwaZulu-Natal

About TransUnion: They partner with banks, healthcare providers, property managers and other companies to help their customers see a bigger picture and apply effective business strategies. Their services and solutions enable their customers to use a wealth of information to make better decisions, be more competitive and take more calculated risks.

TransUnion currently operates in 8 countries in Africa: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda and Zambia. We offer Commercial, Consumer, Insurance and Auto risk information solutions across a number of industries, as well as personal credit management solutions in Africa.