Mathabo Thaele Cdmp

Head Of Data Management And Governance at Sasol

Mathabo Thaele has over 19 years of work experience in data management and governance. Mathabo currently serves as the Head of Data Management and Governance at Sasol since June 2021. Prior to this role, they held positions such as Data Design Authority Lead and Principal Specialist at Sasol. Mathabo also has experience working as a Chief Data Steward at Sasol from 2016 to 2019. Before joining Sasol, Mathabo worked at Barclays Africa Group Limited as a Data Governance Officer from 2013 to 2016. Mathabo also worked at Accenture as a Data Management Consultant from 2011 to 2013. Mathabo has additional experience from their time at Ernst & Young as a Data Quality Specialist and Engagement Manager from 2005 to 2011, and at Nedbank as a Systems Analyst from 2002 to 2005. In 2011, they were a member of the organization Professionals Make a Difference.

Mathabo Thaele CDMP has a postgraduate degree in Business Administration and Management from MANCOSA, which was obtained from 2023 to 2024. They also have a background in International Business/Trade/Commerce from MANCOSA, where they studied from 2020 to 2022. In 2020, Mathabo obtained a certification in Data Management from DAMA International. For professional development, they completed a Management Advancement Programme in Business Administration and Management from the University of the Witwatersrand, Business School in 2013. Earlier, in 2003 to 2005, they pursued a Diploma in IT from the University of Johannesburg, and in 2001, they obtained an IT Banking Certificate from Damelin. Additionally, in 2023, Mathabo gained a certification in "DevOps Platforms and Operations: DataOps Principles" from Skillsoft.


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  • Head Of Data Management And Governance

    June, 2021 - present

  • Data Design Authority Lead

    September, 2019

  • Principal Specialist: Master Data & Data Quality Management

    February, 2019

  • Chief Data Steward

    April, 2016