Profile of the HOD

Mr. T.N. Mokhesi

Nthimotse Mokhesi is serving as the Free State Department of Human Settlements, Head of Department (HOD).

Career/ Positions/ Memberships/ Other Activities:
He holds an M.Comm in Financial Management which he obtained from the previous Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) and also a Hons. B.Com from University of South Africa (UNISA). Mokhesi also holds a B.Compt degree (with major subjects, Accounting and Auditing) which he obtained through University of South Africa (UNISA). In the mid-eighties, Mokhesi started his career as a part-time teacher of Business Economics at Mncube Senior Secondary School in Soweto. He joined the Free State Development Corporation in 1986 as a Senior Manager: Associate Companies and Joint Ventures.

His private sector experience includes serving as Executive Director of Mphatlalatsane Geographical Solutions Pty Ltd and as an independent SMME business consultant. Mokhesi has also developed extensive experience of the financial environment in the local government sector as he joined the Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2002. He continued to serve in that position until he joined the Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2005. He was appointed as City Manager of the Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality in 2007 and in 2009, he joined Centlec as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Nthimotse Mokhesi then later joined the Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport in June 2010 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and acted as the Head of Department (HOD) from November 2010. November 2011, he was appointed as the Head of Department(HOD) for the Department of Human Settlements. HOD Mokhesi Mokhesi currently holds various leadership positions, including Non-Executive Director in Setlamo Investments Ltd; Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Free State Department of Agriculture; Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Fezile Dabi District Municipality; Non-Executive Director of Bloem Water; Non-Executive Director of Sedibeng Water; Chairperson of Maluti-a-Phofung Water Pty Ltd; and Member of the Finance and Audit Committees of Bloem Water and Sedibeng Water.