PIC CFO Matshepo More joins IRBA board

CA(SA) Matshepo More has been appointed to the Board of the IRBA, effective 1 December 2016. More is currently the CFO and Executive Director of the Public Investment Corporation Limited (PIC), one of the largest asset managers in Africa.

More says of her appointment:

"As a PIC Board member I am an advocate of corporate governance and keen on shareholder activism, which includes keeping a focus on good corporate governance, remuneration transparency, accounting and reporting based on IFRS. I am pleased to be appointed to the IRBA Board as I am committed to investor protection, promoting a stable investment environment and ensuring growth and transformation in the profession."

More served her articles at Deloitte, specialising in financial institutions, before being seconded to the New York office for four months to handle a large asset management company. She was promoted to audit manager on her return to SA.

More left Deloitte to join the PIC in 2009, where she was appointed as Finance Manager. In 2011, she was appointed CFO of the PIC, where she is responsible for the Corporation's finances, ensuring that the PIC complies with the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), which regulates financial management of all public entities in the national government and provincial governments. She is also a member of the Financial Reporting Standards Council, a statutory body responsible for issuing financial reporting standards in South Africa.

Her appointment will run for two years.