Yusuf Bodiat is a qualified CA(SA) and holds a Bachelor of Accounting Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is also a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). Yusuf started his working life at Deloitte, where he gained experience in insurance, banking, medical aid, pension funds, private equity and parastatal industries, and was the acting chief financial officer of Lion of Africa Insurance. He was appointed as the chief financial officer at The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM) on 5 February 2019.
Yusuf also joined the board of Legal Expenses Insurance Southern Africa Limited (LEZA) as an independent non-executive director on 28 February.
For his work as the CFO, Yusuf has been nominated for the 2022 CFO Awards.
2019 - Present Chief Financial Officer, FEM
2018 - 2019 Acting Chief Financial Officer, Lion of Africa Insurance
2017 - 2019 Public Officer, Lion of Africa Insurance
2016 - 2019 Pension Fund Manco: Chairman, Lion of African Insurance
2016 - 2018 Manager: Financial and Regulatory Reporting, Lion of Africa Insurance
2014 - 2016 Audit Manager: Financial Services Team, Deloitte
2014 - 2014 Audit Senior: USA Secondment, Deloitte
2011 - 2013 Audit Trainee: Financial Services Team, Deloitte
2009 - 2010 Higher Diploma in Accounting, Wits
2005 - 2008 B.AccSc, Wits
2000 - 2004 Matric, Parktown Boys’ High
About FEM: The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF) was established as a mutual insurer in 1936 and on the introduction of the Workmen’s Compensation Act 1941 was granted a licence to continue to transact workmen’s compensation insurance for the building industry. Its business operations are essentially confined to the insurance of employers against their liabilities under the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 1993.
Job title: CFO
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