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 Profile of ​Ms Carol Coetzee- Head of Department


​Ms Carol Coetzee – became the CEO of the KZN Film Commission in October 2013 where she was required to set the strategic foundation and establish the systems, processes and polices in order for the business to begin operating from 1 February 2014. Carols’ role as CEO required her to provide strategic guidance and advice to her executive team; build solid partnerships and relationships with the industry and government organisations to co-ordinate the efforts in developing the film industry in KZN and to ensure that the mandate of the commission is achieved through demonstrative good governance and ethical business practices.

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Carol is also skilled in Business strategy, Business Development, management consulting, financial management, Strategic and Business planning as well as project management.

Prior to heading up KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission she worked as the HOD and Accounting Officer for Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs in KZN for 5 years, Carol also worked for KZN Provincial Treasury as the Accountant-General and Accounting Officer, where she was driving financial management reforms with the introduction of the PFMA from 2000.​​​​


 Office of the HOD Function

​Specified policies a​​nd priorities

The overall purpose of the Office of t​​he HOD is to enable the HOD to provide the department with administrative and strategic leadership to fulfill all statutory requirements pertaining to the functioning of the department.

The priorities of the Office of the HOD centre on facilitating, and overseeing financial management and good governance by government departments, entities and municipalities in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Basic Services Of​​fered:


*Provide strategic management support services to the entire department

* Provide the management & monitoring of the provincial and local government fiscal resources

*Provide the integrated financial management services in the Province

*Provide Intra and inter-governmental relations of the department

* Provide Internal audit, advisory & forensic investigations services throughout the Province

* Co-ordinate Sukuma Sakhe  projects in eThekwini District Municipality

Strategic objectives:

  • To ensure the department's statutory strate​gic planning, reporting and management processes are in place;​

  • To ensure that departmental outputs are achiev​ed; and​

  • To strengthen Provincial Treasury's intra- and inter-governmental relations.




Contact Number

Email Address

Carol Coetzee ​​​​


033 897 4547

STaff members​

​Name​​ ​​​Directorate  ​Contact Number ​Email Address
​Thulile Ndlovu 
​PA to the HOD ​033 897 4547

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