Johannesburg Water: Busiswe Shongwe

Busiswe Shongwe has been the Financial Director of Johannesburg Water since April 2014.

Busiswe Shongwe, also known as Busi, qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) after completing her articles at KPMG. She has an MBA degree from the Milpark Business School and a B.Com degree from WITS. After completing her Articles, Busi worked in different Auditing positions for SARS and Gauteng Shared Services Centre. She served as Chief Financial Officer for Cradle of Humankind and Dinokeng Blue IQ, and the Council on Higher Education. Busiswe has been the Financial Director of Johannesburg Water since April 2014.

Work    
2014 – Present    Financial Director, Johannesburg Water
2012 – 2014         Chief Financial Officer, Council on Higher Education
2004 – 2009         CFO, Cradle of Humankind and Dinokeng Blue IQ
2003 – 2004         Audit Supervisor, Gauteng Shared Services Centre
2001 – 2003         Internal Auditor, South African Revenue Service
1997 – 2001         Article Clerk, Senior Auditor, KPMG

Education
2012 – 2013         MBA, Milpark Business School
1997                       B.Com, Accounting, WITS

About Johannesburg Water: Johannesburg Water SOC Ltd (JW) is a municipal entity incorporated on 21 November 2000 and commenced business on 1 January 2001 as an independent company, with the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) as its sole shareholder. JW was formed following the iGoli 2002 Transformation Plan, an initiative led by the former Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Council.

Johannesburg Water reported a revenue of R7.9 million in 2017 with 2 563 permanent employees.