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Prof Lumkile Wiseman Nkuhlu

Prof Lumkile Wiseman Nkuhlu

Chair of the Board of Directors

Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu is the Chancellor of the University of Pretoria, Trustee of the IFRS Foundation and Chairman of Rothschild (SA). He has been a Trustee of The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) since its establishment and Chairman of the Executive Committee which is responsible for oversight of financial management and reporting to partners.

He is also director of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd, Datatec Limited, Rothschild SA and Ethics Institute of South Africa. He is Chairman of the Audit and Corporate Governance Committee of AngloGold Ashanti and member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Datatec Ltd. He served as Economic Advisor of the President of the Republic of South Africa, T M Mbeki and as Chief Executive of the Secretariat of New Partnership for Africa’s Development NEPAD. W L Nkuhlu served as a director of a number of major companies, including Standard Bank, South African Breweries, Old Mutual, Tongaat Hulett and BMW.

He served as Chairman of MEEG Bank in the Eastern Cape and Chairman of Metropolitan Ltd. W L Nkuhlu was appointed the first Chairman of the Council on Higher Education. He was elected President of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and served two terms. Currently he is a member of the Advisory board of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). He served as Economic Advisor to the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and as President of the Black Management Forum. W L Nkuhlu joined the Proconics Board in November 2014 as a Non-Executive Chairman.


  • Studied at the Universities of Fort Hare
  • Cape Town and New York University and completed a B Com, CTA and MBA
  • Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1976