Avril Halstead

Avril Halstead
  • Chief Director, Sectoral Oversight
    National Treasury of South Africa

MA in Organizational Consulting, University of London; MBA, University of Cape Town. Formerly: with McKinsey & Company, Old Mutual, Wipcapital, Nelson Mandela Foundation, Family and Marriage Association of South Africa, and Ikageng, an organization responsible for caring for HIV/AIDS orphans. With National Treasury of South Africa, responsible for overseeing 40 of largest state-owned enterprises. Trustee, National Empowerment Fund, a development finance institution to promote and facilitate broad-based black economic empowerment. 1999, South African track athletics champion in 1,500 metres, and represented country in athletics and cross-country. Named one of Top 200 Young South Africans, Mail & Guardian (2011).