Committee Member Profile

Ms. Mabatho Seeiso Mabatho Seeiso

Independent Trustee, Post Office Retirement Fund

Mabatho serves as an independent trustee or chairperson on several boards of management of pension funds. She also serves as a non-executive director on some companies. She is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Southern African Pension Fund Investment Forum and a member of the Institute of Directors Southern Africa. Mabatho’s past work experience includes working in sales, industrial and international trade development, new business development in the oil industry and management consulting. She joined the Financial Services Industry at the beginning of 2001 in private equity as an Assistant Portfolio Manager for Infrastructure Investments at Old Mutual Asset Management. In 2003 she became a Director and Head of Institutional Business Development and Marketing for Cadiz Asset Management until March 2007. Mabatho also engages in her passion which is to facilitate the true empowerment of individuals with specific focus on women. In 2008, she formed a company called The Bridge which focuses on teaching on and facilitating personal development and the acquisition of self-leadership skills. Through her work she aims to contribute to enriching leadership diversity. She has spent the past 15 years learning undergoing her own self development and learning from some of the best teachers in the field. Qualifications: Honours (Economics and Marketing) University of Wales, Aberystwyth College, honours (Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management) University of Cape Town and an MBA from Hull University. (10.16)