Vice-Chairs of the Egmont Group

Mrs. Xolisile KHANYILE

Mrs. Xolisile Khanyile is currently the Director of the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) of South Africa and Egmont Group Vice-Chair.

Mrs. Khanyile is a career prosecutor having served different roles in law enforcement agencies for a period of 23 years, six as the Director of Public Prosecutions, Free State, an appointment by the President of South Africa. Since January 2018, she has held the position of Director of the FIC where she is responsible for the strategic and operational functioning of the FIC ensuring the fulfilment of its mandate both domestically and internationally, additionally, by providing technical assistance to various African countries.

Mrs. Khanyile holds a B Juris and a LLB degree from the University of Zululand and a MDP from the Business School of the University of Free State (UFS) respectively. She graduated the Duke University African Women Charted Accountants’ Women Leading Africa Programme in 2016. Currently, Mrs. Khanyile is enrolled at UFS, reading towards a Masters in Law with the subject matter of her research dissertation entitled “Challenges of South Africa’s Multi-Agencies that are Mandated to Fight Corruption.”