Compensation Fund: John-Ross Thando

John-Ross has been the chief financial officer at Compensation Fund since August 2018.

John-Ross Thando has been with Compensation Fund since 2016. He was appointed as project manager upon joining and was promoted to chief operations officer in March 2018. 

After five months of serving as COO, he was promoted to chief financial officer, and is responsible for reporting, investments, cash management and SCM, among others. 

Prior to joining the Compensation Fund, John served as operations and finance manager at Imperial Automotive, assistant manager at Auditor General of SA and financial consultant at Snijder & Associates Accounting Services. He also completed his articles with Snijder & Associates Inc. 

John has an honours degree in accounting sciences, finance and financial management services from UNISA, as well as a B.Com degree in accounting and finance from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.  

Work
2018 - Present    Chief Financial Officer, Compensation Fund
2018 - 2018         Chief Operations Officer, Compensation Fund SA
2016 - 2018         Project Manager, Compensation Fund SA
2014 - 2016         Operations and Finance Manager, Imperial Automotive
2011 - 2013         Assistant Manager, Auditor General of South Africa
2010 - 2010         Financial Consultant, Snijder & Associates Accounting Services
2007 - 2009         Trainee Accountant, Snijder & Associates Inc

Education
2009 - 2010         Honours, Accounting Sciences, Finance and Financial Management Services, UNISA
2002 - 2005         B.Com, Accounting and Finance, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

About Compensation Fund: The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, No 130 of 1993 (COIDA) provides for compensation for disablement caused by occupational injuries or diseases sustained or contracted by employees in the course of their employment, or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases.