Mavis Thomani holds a B Com in Accounting from the University of the Witwatersrand, BCompt (Hons)/ CTA and Post graduate diploma in Auditing from UNISA. She qualified as Charted Accountant CA (SA) in 2000. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (South Africa).Mavis has more than 10 years of financial management experience in both the public and private sector. She has a wealth of experience in areas such as financial management, corporate governance, internal & external auditing, risk management and company secretariat.
Mavis assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer of The Innovation Hub (Africa’s first accredited science park) in 2008 and takes responsibility for TIHMC’s financial functions, supply chain management as well as start up support programme. In April 2008, she has occupied the position of Group Financial Manager with Datacentrix. Prior to that, Mavis served as a Financial Manager position with Pioneer Foods - SASKO Milling responsible for 21 depots financial management across the country. Mavis also spends four years with South African Revenue Service (SARS) serving in different position within internal audit department and finance.
Mavis has served as Board Audit and Risk Committee member and Board member of the SANERI/SANEDI and African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation. She also serves as company secretariat for Datacentrix.