Thuto Masasa is a partner at Nkonki Incorporated, one of the largest black empowerment assurance and advisory firms in South Africa.
Thuto’s responsibilities consist of a mixed portfolio in Assurance Services and she heads up Integrated Reporting within the firm.
She is member of the Integrated Reporting Council (IRC) Working Group in South Africa and a representative of Nkonki in the International Integrated Reporting Council’s (IIRC) Business and Public Sector Pioneer networks.
Thuto has extensive experience established over 10 years working in commerce, assurance and corporate advisory services. She has worked for Cummins, a Fortune 500 company, and Deloitte before joining Nkonki.
Outside of South Africa she worked in London for Deloitte UK and has facilitated training in various countries in Africa, Asia and Europe through Deloitte Global.
She also holds non-executive directorship at Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency, where she is a member of the audit and risk committee and the loans committee. She is a finance committee member of the South African Institute of International Affairs.
One of her passions is building and developing South Africa’s youth. Thuto participated in the Spirit of the Youth Programme, a youth dialogue and leadership programme headed by GIBS between 2010 and 2012 as a volunteer facilitator. In 2012 and 2013 she also helped the African Leadership Academy to assist in mentoring young people with entrepreneurial potential. In 2013 she served as a board member of Beyond the Lemonade Stand, a non-profit organisation aimed at creating experiential learning opportunities. Thuto also holds non-executive directorships at various companies.
She won the TA & IAB Young Accountant of the Year in 2016.
Thutho studied a Bachelor of Accountancy at the University of Natal and is a qualified chartered accountant.