Your job at the Mineworkers Provident Fund puts you in charge of R28bn. What are your main tasks each day? I am the chairperson of the audit and risk committee, which entails governance and risk management of investment decisions and financial strategy of the fund. I also hold regular reporting meetings with management to ensure that finance and investment strategies are managed in line with stakeholder expectations. How did you find yourself doing this job? Late in 2012, I got a call from a former colleague that the fund was looking for a young, dynamic chairperson for the audit and risk committee. This was a big break for me as the board trusted a 29-year-old to lead the committee. Moreover, I was appointed the deputy chairperson of the board of trustees at the same fund. We have since managed to grow assets under management from R16bn back in 2013 to a respectable R28bn. What big mistake led to your biggest lesson during the course of your career? While doing articles, I held bac...

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