Kgathatso Tlhakudi is the director-general of public enterprises in South Africa.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Cape Town. North-West University awarded him project and acquisition management credentials.
Mr. Tlhakudi holds a postgraduate diploma in Air Transport Management from the Royal Aeronautical Society in Oxford, UK, and is a Sainsbury Fellow at Wolfson College in Cambridge, UK.
In 2012, Mr. Kgathatso Tlhakudi was named deputy director-general. Over the years, he has held different executive management positions.
He worked at Armscor as a senior manager: Aircraft Systems Acquisition before joining the Department of Public Enterprises.
Kgathatso Tlhakudi was appointed director-general of public enterprises on a permanent basis in July 2020, putting him in charge of driving the development agenda of state-owned businesses (SOEs), a subject he is passionate about due to his personal experience with them.
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He has an estimated net worth of $200,000 which he has earned as director-general.