Balushi Leadership

Ramphelane Edward Hlakudi

Founding Director
BCompt, BCompt Hons (UNISA), M Com (UP) MDP (B-BBEE), CA(SA)

Ramphelane Edward Hlakudi is the leader of Balushi Chartered Accountants Inc. He has extensive experience in both the private and public sector. He worked and partnered with different organizations including University of South Africa, Nkonki Inc., PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Auditor-General of South Africa and the United Nations.

He gained extensive international experience within the United Nations system by auditing the following United Nations Funds and Programmes:

  • United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (UNDPKO)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) under the leadership of the United Nations Board of Auditors (UNBoA)

He also obtained experience by performing accounting and auditing work at the following local clients:

  • Sedibeng Municipality
  • Thebe Investments
  • Tusk Casino and Hotel
  • South African Airways Cargo
  • Transnet Group
  • Negotiated Business Solutions

Professional affiliations

  • The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA)
  • The Institute of Internal Auditors of South Africa (IIA(SA)
  • The Association of BEE Verification Agencies (ABVA)

Research interest

  • Tax education
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Small and Medium Accounting Practices (SMPs)


  • Tax Incentive Awareness for Small Businesses in South Africa
    (online book)
    Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
    Year: 2017

Community Engagements

  • Founding Member: Lebone Bonega Skills Development
  • Founding Member: Economics and Management Sciences Students Association (EMSSA)
  • Limpopo Rural Schools Upliftment Programme
  • The Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA)

Board memberships

  • Examination Board member: The South African Institute of Government Auditors
  • Assurance Guidance member: South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Audit committee member: Sekhukhune FET College

Physical Address

Office 301, Protea Towers
246 Paul Kruger Street
Pretoria. 0002

Contact Information

Tel: +27 (0)12 321 2911
Fax: +27 (0)86 659 5971