Saleem Mukuddem


Job Title: CFO

Company: Nal’ibali Trust


Saleem Mukuddem joined the Nal’ibali Trust as its first CFO in March 2019. He is a qualified chartered accountant with over 20 years experience in finance and operations, which he gained across many industries both locally and internationally. He has worked for global brands like EY (Bermuda), Harley-Davidson and the Open Society Foundation.

He embraces technology and has a keen interest in leadership and team development. He is also an avid sportsman and loves movies and reading.

2019 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, Nal’ibali Trust
2015 – 2018          Finance and Operations Director, Open Society Foundation for South Africa
2015 – 2015          Group Finance Manager, FPG Investments
2014 – 2015          Acting CEO, Eastern Province Cricket
2010 – 2014          Finance Manager, Harley-Davidson Africa
2008 – 2009          Senior Business Analyst, Woolworths
2003 – 2006          Senior Account Executive, Centre Solutions
2000 – 2003          Audit Manager, EY

2004 – 2006          University of South Africa

About company: Nal’ibali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”) is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign. It seeks to spark and embed a culture of reading across South Africa, so that reading, writing and sharing stories – in all South African languages – is part of everyday life. 

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