Interview: Nopasika Lila's Road to Success.
Nopasika Lila was raised in the Eastern Cape where she completed a B.Compt degree at the Walter Sisulu University. She joined Old Mutual to fulfil her interest in the asset management industry. She later moved to the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) where she served as the Head of Compliance and Corporate Governance. She ventured into entrepreneurship when she established Astute Intellect, a financial and governance consultancy. She then joined the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) as CFO. In August 2019 she was appointed as group financial director of Barloworld. Her vast experience and areas of interest cover finances, corporate governance, management, retirement industry, strategies and training development. In her spare time she enjoys playing the piano and can speak, read and write Chinese Mandarin and German. She is a CA (SA).
Nopasika serves as an independent non-executive Director of JSE-listed company enX Group Limited and chairs its Audit Committee. She is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Nampak Limited and chairs its Risk and Sustainability Committee.
Group Financial Director, Barloworld
Chief Financial Officer EPPF
Owner, Astute Intellect
Head of Compliance and Governance, Public Investment Corporation
Asset Manager, Old Mutual
Chartered Accountant (SA)
Post Graduate Certificate in Corporate Governance, UJ
Management Development Programme, Gordon Institute of Business Science
Higher Certificate in Financial Markets & Instruments, Academy of Financial Markets
B.Compt Degree, Walter Sisulu University
About Barloworld: Barloworld is a distributor of leading global brands with head offices in Johannesburg (South Africa) and Maidenhead (United Kingdom), providing integrated rental, fleet management, product support and logistics solutions. The company was established in 1902 in South Africa, making it one of the country’s oldest companies. The core divisions of the group comprise Equipment (earthmoving and power systems), and Automotive and Logistics (car rental, motor retail, fleet services, used vehicles and disposal solutions, logistics management and supply chain optimisation). The group offers flexible, value adding, integrated business solutions, backed by leading global brands, to its customers.
Job title: FD
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