Mrs Neli Shezi – currently serving as Deputy Director-General: Fiscal Resources Management at KZN Treasury.
Armed with a Social Science Degree, an Honours Degree and a Masters Degree in Economics and various other management courses, Mrs Shezi is well-equipped for administrative leadership.
She has proven to be a capable and efficient administrator with sound experience in managing Public Finances. She worked as a Researcher for the Financial and Fiscal Commission and then joined KZN Provincial Treasury.
She left Treasury and had a short stint at Msunduzi Municipality and then she spent nine years with Ithala Development Finance Corporation, first as a Divisional Manager for Business Finance then as a Divisional Manager for Group Strategy. The public finance bug drove her back to the Provincial Treasury in 2015.
Apart from having amassed experience in the acting role as Head of Department within KZN Treasury from time to time during her second stint with the department, she has recently spent the 2019/2020 financial year deployed by KZN Provincial Government as Acting Head of Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
She thereafter returned to her KZN Treasury position as DDG: Fiscal Resources Management- a position that has put her at the helm of the preparation of the province’s budget.