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  • Budget Speech 2021

Budget Speech 2021

Date: 25 February 2021
Time: 10:00


  • Summary

In our first CLARITY conversation for the year, we look at the clarity South Africa needs from the Minister of Finance’s 2021 Budget Speech.

The time for plans, policies and promises is over. We need action to mitigate the recession, reduce unemployment and use our debt more productively.

Our country remains on a ledge and needs urgent responses now.

Join us for a robust roundtable discussion on the state of affairs in South Africa today and where we need clear direction and action for the future.

Our Panellists
Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO: Business Leadership South Africa


­­­Busisiwe Mavuso is a Chartered Certified Accountant, CCA, qualified with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA –UK) and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership, a Postgraduate Qualification in Management from GIBS and a B. Compt in Accounting from the University of South Africa (UNISA).

She is the Chief Executive Officer at Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA), an independent association of leaders from some of South Africa’s biggest and most well-known organisations, a forum for engaging key players, including civil society and labour, to exchange ideas in the national interest, and to create effective dialogue with government and other more

Kevin Lings, Chief Economist: STANLIB


Kevin has over 30-years’ experience and is responsible for domestic and global economic research, and forecasts. Additionally, he provides input into STANLIB’s asset allocation processes and relevant economic research for our Fixed Income, Property and Equity teams.
Over the past ten years the scope of his economic research has broadened to include the G3 economies, as well as members of the BRICS. His research is largely used to inform STANLIB’s asset management investment process and he embraces the philosophy that everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler..…
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Chiedza Madzima, Head of South Africa Research & Operational Risk: Fitch Solutions


Chiedza Madzima is the Global Head of Operational Risk Research and leads the South Africa Research team at Fitch Solutions, a Fitch Group company.

Her areas of specialisation are in business environment analysis, policy risk and macro data analytics focussing on Emerging Markets. Chiedza joined the Fitch Solutions team in 2015, having previously attained experience in risk and supply chain management in the Southern Africa region, working in South Africa and more

Professor David Warneke, Head of Technical Tax: BDO


David leads BDO’s Tax Consulting Division in the Western Cape. He is Adjunct Associate Professor in Tax at the University of Cape Town, is the Chair of SAICA’s National Tax Committee and is a member of the Tax Court (a Presidential appointment).

David has more than 20 years’ experience in the taxation of corporations, trusts and individuals on a wide variety of domestic and international issues. He has consulted to large listed and unlisted entities. Examples of his experience include advising more

The event will be hosted by Iman Rappetti


­­­Iman Rappetti is an award-winning journalist who has worked across print and radio, and is currently a senior news anchor. Iman counts among her career highlights interviews and encounters with former South African President Thabo Mbeki, President Jacob Zuma, and queen of talk, Oprah Winfrey.

In May 2018 “Becoming Iman” An Adventure Through Rebellion, Religion And Reason was launched and has been received with critical more

DATE: Thursday, 25 February 2021
TIME: 10:00-11:15
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