SpecialityCo-Founder Makgarebe A Mahikeng, Chairperson: CIPS Gauteng Branch
Co-Founder Makgarebe A Mahikeng, Chairperson: CIPS Gauteng BranchA Wits University PhD. graduate and a GIBS MBA Alumni, Dr. Faith is a Procurement Executive with vast work
experience that spans the private and public sector including top four commercial bank, a public university and two
of the largest State-Owned Entities (SOEs) in South Africa. In 2019, she became one of twelve South African
professionals to gain the prestigious Fellow (FCIPS) recognition by CIPS UK, which is a senior advocate status
with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).
Celebrated as one of the leading women on influential platforms, Dr. Faith has made the list of Top 100 Most
Influential Supply Chain Women in Africa (AWISCA) while Truss Empowerment Foundation lauded her as one of
18 exemplary Female Supply Chain Practitioners in Africa. She currently serves as Chairperson: CIPS Gauteng
Branch and continues to excel as an inspirational contributor and thought leader in Procurement & Supply Chain
As a published scholar, her research interests include exploring inclusive business as a dynamic approach for
facilitating access to markets for SMEs. Dr. Faith believes that procurement channels are potential gateways for
enabling market access and for encouraging participation by marginalised groups in the economy. Her passion for
development led her, together with her sister, Amantle Mokubung, to champion the establishment of Makgarebe A
Mahikeng, a civil society organisation focused on the empowerment of women in her hometown, Mahikeng.