Emma Mashilwane

Emma Mashilwane CA(SA), RA, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Emma is a seasoned chartered accountant and is the co-founder and CEO of MASA Risk Advisory Services Proprietary Limited. MASA is a newly established Internal Audit and Risk Advisory Services boutique firm.

She has more than 15 year’s experience in both external and internal audit. She has extensive experience leading Internal Audit teams at various multinational companies both in the public and private sectors. Her industry exposure includes Logistics, Mining, Financial Services (including Insurance), Real Estate Management, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals.

Emma serves as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of three listed entities, namely, Tiger Brands, Murray & Roberts and Famous Brands. Her board roles include serving on Audit and Risk Committees as well as Investment Committees. She is the chairperson of the Tiger Brands Audit Committee and is the Chairperson of the Famous Brands Remuneration Committee.

She is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors, Institute of Internal Auditors and Institute of Risk Management of South Africa. Emma recently completed a Master of Business Administration degree at the Wits Business School in addition to her BCom Honours (University of KwaZulu Natal) and BCompt (UNISA) degrees. In 2015, Emma completed the Global Executive Development Programme through GIBS.

Emma was a Finalist in the Business Womens Association of South Africa, 2017 Gauteng Regional Business Achiever Awards (Professional Category).