Lesego started her career as an Engineering Graduate at Denel in the Digital Subsystems division, where she was tasked with writing code and reviewing code performance for missiles technology.

Lesego then moved into Consulting when she joined Accenture as an Analyst and mainly worked at their telecommunications clients (MTN, CellC and Virgin Mobile). Accenture is where her work ethic and orientation was developed and honed.

Lesego went on to joined ABSA as a Project Manager. Her key motivation being to apply the skills learned over the years at Accenture from Analyst to Senior Consultant, as an independent Project Manager and to do that as part of the business.

She went on to be an inhouse Project Manager at Standard Bank, joining them on an Accelerated Development Programme in 2006. Over a period of 12 years she enjoyed a great career at Standard Bank with training & development and exposure in business and supporting roles that developed her skills and propelled her career. The various roles over the years built her credentials, knowledge and experience in a multi-dimensional approach, ultimately leading her to her chosen field of deep skills in Strategic Business Transformation.

  • Business Analysis
  • Process Engineering
  • Project Management (Cross-functional Teams)
  • Operations Management
  • Corporate/Business and Consumer Credit and Risk Management
  • Card and Payments Strategies & Solutions in Financial Services
  • End-to-end Business Strategy Formulation and Execution
  • End-to-end Business Management at MD Level (Consumer and Corporate Products, Marketing, Sales, IT, Finance, HR, Operations)
  • Strategic Business Transformation and Turn-around

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Cum Laude)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Cum Laude)
  • Master of Engineering (Cum Laude)
  • Master of Business Administration – Thesis with Distinction
  • IEDP – GIBS