Dr Sylvia Sathekge


Job Title: CIO

Company: SNG Grant Thornton


Dr Sylvia Sathekge serves as the CIO of SNG Grant Thornton, having joined the company in 2022. Prior to joining SNG, Sylvia was CIO: Africa at Babcock International Group and the chief information officer at Omnia Holdings.

2022–Present Partner and chief information officer, SNG Grant Thornton
2015–Present Member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa NPC (IoDSA)
2021–2022 Chief information officer, Omnia Holdings
2017–2021 Chief information officer: Africa, Babcock International Group
2012–2017 Coal supply unit manager, Eskom
2011–2012 Manager: problem and configuration management, Airports Company South Africa
2009–2011 IM service delivery manager, Anglo – Scaw Metals
2008–2009 IS manager, Anglo Platinum
2006–2008 Senior manager: IT, State-Owned Enterprise (SOE)
2005–2006 Senior advisor: project governance, Eskom

2018–2022 Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Executive Business Management & Administration, Business School Nederland
2009–2011 MBL: finance, University of South Africa
2004–2008 Master’s in technology management, University of Pretoria
1996–1999 BTech in IT, Tshwane University of Technology

About SNG Grant Thornton: SNG Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. SNG Grant Thornton is the South African member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd.

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