Dr Makhosi Khoza is a former member of Parliament serving in the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development. She is also a former chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration as well as the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Finance in the KZN legislature and has over 20 years of collective experience at both public and private sector institutions.
Dr Khoza’s previous employers include Msinsi Holdings, Akani Retirement Fund Administrators and the South African Government Association (SALGA) where she was at the helm, as well as Universities of the Witwatersrand Business School and Natal. She holds a PhD in Administration, a Master’s degree in Social Science (Policy and Development studies) and is a fellow at the Aspen Global Leadership Institute. Dr Khoza is currently studying towards a Master’s degree in Finance at the University of London.
Her achievements include ground-breaking research culminating in a textbook that unpacks the logic and sophistication of indigenous languages. Using South Africa’s lingua franca Zulu as an example, Dr Khoza has proven the consistency of Zulu with mathematical formulas and science principles. She has since created a language order called UZALO (Ubuntu Zulu Alphabetical Logic Order) comprising of a 12 noun cluster system which drives the construction of meaningful sentences.