Nhlamu Dlomu

Nhlamu Dlomu is the Global Head of People for KPMG International. She sits on the organization’s Global Management Team and is responsible for leading the execution of a leading-edge Talent Strategy for over 250,000 KPMG people in 146 countries. Prior to her current Global Head of People role, Nhlamu was the CEO of KPMG’s South African firm, and more recently served as KPMG’s Head of Global Culture and Organizational Development. Nhlamu has over 20 years’ experience in management consulting and strategic human resources across various industry sectors. As the former Head of People for KPMG in South Africa, and a former HR and organizational development executive for one of South Africa’s largest banks, Nhlamu’s experience spans culture transformation, change management consulting, leadership development and other strategic people management practices.

Nhlamu graduated from the University of Western Cape with a Bachelor of Psychology, followed by a BSocSci Honours from UCT and later an MA in Clinical Psychology from the University of Witwatersrand. She also holds a GEDP certificate from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.

“I am very privileged to join the Board of Trustees. I joined the Board as a way to contribute in a small way to the continued success of UCT. This matters to me not only as UCT has played a role in my own development, as I believe that as the top African University -it has an outsized opportunity of contributing to South Africa, the African continent and the world by producing the best graduates to fuel our societies, economies and contribute to critical academic research that can make a real difference in the world.”