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Mphahlela (Pat) Mokgatle, Business Development Director

Mphahlela (Pat) Mokgatle

Business Development Director

BDO Illovo

+27(0) 83 273 3590

+27(0) 11 488 1700




Pat is a Business Development Director at BDO. He joined BDO as a bursary student at 17 and has been an ambassador for the brand ever since. Known as the ‘Rockstar’ of Accounting, he has given keynote addresses at events such as, the Finance Indaba (Unleashing your inner MAVERICK - Business Unusual) and the Institute of Accountants in Swaziland where he addressed their class of 2019. Having completed his audit articles with BDO (a resultant HIPO candidate) he found his passion in building the business - winning, retaining and sustaining the business. He has taken to play a key role in some big wins since he joined Business Development.

Key Wins Include :

Newpark REIT Limited, Mustek Limited, State Bank of India, DNI, Future Nation Schools, Proconics, Avior Capital, Harith, Welding Alloys, Orafol, Retail Engage.


  • Chartered Accountant (SA)


In his spare time, he and his wife run a bespoke men’s and women’s suit design company.