EO 497 – Yondela Ndema

Yondela Ndema
Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer

Why did you attend the programme?
I got a promotion and inherited the Group Ethics portfolio. This programme was thus crucial to my upskilling and empowerment to better execute my newly acquired role.

How did it benefit you personally?
A lot! I gained knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of an Ethics functions; what must be in place to ensure an effective and efficient organizational ethics programme. I was able to make improvements and undertook a gap analysis post the programme.

How is it benefiting your company?
Improvement of the ethics reporting; clarity of purpose on the Ethics role and mandate; focus on the promotion of an ethics culture; communication and awareness raising; and importance of tone from the top.