Sello Mmakau


Job Title: Chief Information and Digital Officer

Company: Momentum Corporate


Sello Mmakau was appointed chief information and digital officer of Momentum Corporate in 2022. Prior to joining Momentum, Sello was the GCIO at Afrocentric Health Group and CEO of Afrocentric Technologies. He is also an executive director and independent Non-Executive Director who has worked in various positions, including as the GCIO, CIO and senior manager at ACSA, FSCA, Department of Home Affairs, Department of Health and Sasol amongst others. He has experience at executive levels within the petroleum, health, telecoms, transportation, aviation, financial and non-financial services industries. Sello was voted South African Visionary CIO of the year 2012 by ITTPSA, Gartner, GIBS and IT peers. He has a B.Com and an MBL from UNISA, and BA Hons. from the University of Pretoria.

2022 - Present Chief Information and Digital Officer, Momentum Corporate
2022 - Present Independent Non-Executive Director, Thebe Investment Corporation
2021 - Chairperson of the ICT board, (DCOG)
2020 - 2022 Board Chairperson of Allegra Pty Ltd
2018 - 2022 Group CIO and Executive Director, Afrocentric Health Group and CEO of Afrocentric Technologies
2016 - 2022 Chairperson ICT Steerco, Afrocentric Health Group
2016 - 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director, Afrocentric Health Group
2020 - 2021 Chairperson for IT Governance Board, CareConnect HIE SA NPC
2019 - Non-Executive Director, CareConnect HIE SA NPC
2018 - 2022 Executive Director, Medscheme Holdings
2018 - 2018 CIO, FSCA
2014 - 2018 Group CIO, ACSA
2008 - 2014 Deputy Director General / CIO, Dept. of Home Affairs
2006 - 2008 Senior Project Manager, Sasol
2005 - 2006 Senior Manager / Director of Projects, Dept. of Health
2001 - 2004 IT Manager / Deputy Director IS, Dept. of Health
2000 - 2001 IT Support Technician, SITA SOC Ltd

2016 Bachelor of Commerce Degree (BCOM), University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika
2007 Master of Business Leadership (MBL), University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika
1999 - 2000 CompTIA, CISCO and IPM: A+, N+, CCNA, PMPA+, N+, CCNA, PMP
1995 Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree (BA Hons), University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria logo                             

About Momentum: Momentum was established in 1966. Through strategic acquisitions and mergers, the company became known as Momentum in 1973 when Momentum Assurance Corporation was acquired. Since then, Momentum has been offering a secure future for their members and their loved ones by providing financial advice, supported by innovative product solutions, and excellent service to all their clients.

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