Bonga Mokoena

Bonga Mokoena

Chief Executive Officer




Bonga joined BDO as CEO in May 2022 taking over from Mark Stewart at the end of his term. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA), Institute of Directors of South Africa (IODSA) and the Black Management Forum (BMF).

Prior to joining BDO, he held various senior executive and leadership roles at AlexForbes for almost 13 years, which includes; Head of Institutional Cluster Businesses, Managing Director/Executive of Actuarial Consulting Solutions & AF Group Public Sector Divisions, CEO of Alex Forbes Emerging Markets (Pty)Ltd and recently, AF Group Executive of Market Development Division.

As a qualified CA(SA), Mokoena spent much of his career as an internal auditor at Nedcor Bank Limited, Metrorail and Transnet before moving on to Old Mutual as an Industry leader in 2005 within Old Mutual Corporate Division. He then joined and worked at Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) as its Chief Executive and Principal Officer for almost 2 years during 2008 and the better part of 2009.

He has extensive experience in both the public and private sector, his sector experience also includes; transport, financial services, investment and the energy sector.


  • B. Comm (Wits)
  • Hons B. Compt/CTA (Unisa)
  • Master’s in Business Leadership (Unisa SBL)
  • CA (SA)
  • LLB (Unisa).