Ms Agnes Phutego

Manager, Internal Audit

Ms Agnes Phuthego was appointed the Manager, Internal Audit under the Office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1st November 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Accounting obtained from the University of Botswana (UB). She is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) obtained through the Botswana Accountancy College and a Certified Internal Auditor obtained from the Institute of Internal Auditors (Global).

As part of her continuing professional development she pursued a number of courses relating to Governance, Risk, Control, Fraud Investigation as well as Internal Audit Systems with various institutions. Agnes also successfully completed the Senior Management Development programme with the University of Stellenbosch – Executive Development. As the Manager, Internal Audit she is responsible for setting up the Internal Audit Unit that will assist the HRDC to improve its operations through assessing effectiveness of controls, risk management principles and governance processes.

Agnes will be leading her team to develop and execute the annual audit plan which will then be approved by the Board Finance and Audit Committee. Through executing the plan she will assess the operational efficiency, risks, soundness of business practices, reliability of financial reporting and effectiveness of financial controls and procedures.