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 Profile of MRS NELI SHEZI- Head of Department (Acting)

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.

 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.


​Mrs Neli Shezi 

​Contact Number 033 897 4547​​
​Email ​​​​​​


Staff Members​​​​

Lungile Mkhize

Deputy Manager: Executive Support

033 897 4583

Thulile Ndlovu

PA to the Head​

033 897 4547


General Manager: IGR

Rozelle Smith-Petersen

Senior Manager: IGR​

033 897 4556​

Londiwe Msomi

Deputy Manager: IGR

033 897 4322

Ntokozo Mashiya


033 897 4547


Siyabonga Ngubane

Secretary: IGR

033 897 4523