Sizwe Nkosi


Job Title: CFO

Company: Phembani


Sizwe Nkosi was appointed CFO at Phembani in January 2016. His 15 years experience post-completion of articles is predominantly in mining and includes coal, diamonds, phosphates and commodities trading. He was key in driving the successful takeover of Metmar, a JSE-listed company where he held the group CFO position, by Traxys Group, a USA-headquartered company controlled by the Carlyle Group.

He secured his CTA at the University of Kwazulu-Natal (Durban), completed his articles with EY and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2001.

Sizwe also holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.

Sizwe was nominated for the CFO Awards 2019.

2015 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, Phembani Group
2011 – 2015          Chief Financial Officer, Metmar Limited
2008 – 2011          Financial Director, Firestone Energy
2005 – 2007          External Consultant, G&A, Investec
2001                        Article Clerk, EY

2005 – 2005          MBA, UCT GSB
                                 CTA, University of Natal
1993 – 1998          BCom, DipAcc, University of KZN

About company: Phembani Group, established in 1994, is a South African-based industrial holding company with a focus on investing in as well as operating businesses and interests in the oil, gas, minerals, mineral resources, metals and infrastructure related (including construction, construction materials etc.) sectors in Africa.


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