Profile of the HOD

Mr. T.N. Mokhesi

Mr. T.N. Mokhesi is the Head of the Department of Human Settlements. 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 Unisa. He also holds a B.Compt degree (with major subjects, Accounting and Auditing) which he obtained through 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 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 during 2002 and continued to serve in that position until he joined the Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality as Chief Financial Officer during 2005. He was appointed as City Manager of the Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality during 2007. In 2009, he joined Centlec as Chief Financial Officer.He joined the Department of Police, Roads and Transport during June 2010 as the Chief Financial Officer and acted as the Head of Department from November 2010. During November 2011, he was appointed as the Head of Department of Human Settlements.

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.