Musa Khumalo is currently the Group Head for Shared Services at the City of Tshwane. This portfolio includes corporate functions such ICT, Fleet Management, Postal Services, GIS, Archives and Knowledge Management. Musa has served in the public service for more than 14 years in various roles at Statistics South Africa, National Treasury and at the City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. He holds a Master’s Degree in Risk Management, an Honours Degree in Economics and various other certificates and qualifications in the area of financial management.
He is also a member of various committees in the public sector driving the programme of prudent risk management whilst contributing to the development and improvement of risk management standards and practice notes in the public sector. Amongst these, Musa Khumalo is the Chairperson of the Risk Committees of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development; Gauteng Department of Economic Development and Gauteng Provincial Treasury where he is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the coordination, management and building of enterprise wide governance, risk management and compliance system for these departments.
Musa Khumalo was awarded Risk Officer of the Year 2017 by the Chartered Institute of Government Finance, Audit and Risk Officers as well as Runner-Up Risk Manager of the Year award by the Institute of Risk Management South Africa in 2016 serving as the Chief Risk Officer at the City of Ekurhuleni Municipality. Musa Khumalo has also won other similar awards in his capacity as Risk Officer.
Musa Khumalo is a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative Fellow, the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), and has presented in various conferences on governance, ethics and risk management.