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We Are

About The Firm

Maemo S D Mesotlo & Associates “MSD Mesotlo & Associates” is a citizen youth owned assurance and advisory services firm specialising in audit, tax and business advisory. The firm is currently led by its Founder and Managing Partner Mr. Maemo S D Mesotlo, Associate Partner Mr. Blessing Nengomazha, and is supported by 15 professional as well as admin support staff.


Our Vision.

Our vision is to become a world class audit and advisory firm in terms of our economic and social footprint. Our goal is to train and develop fellow Batswana youth and contribute towards  skills shortage in the accountancy profession  as  well  as  to  continuously  support  the  corporate success  of  our clients.

Our Mission.

Assurance and Advisory excellence through quality and integrity by cultivating cutting edge technical and innovative competencies and building long lasting relationships with clients based on superior quality of service that exceed stakeholder expectations.



Our Goals.

  • To establish a center of technical excellence in assurance and advisory in Botswana
  • To train and develop fellow Batswana youth in order to contribute towards the audit and assurance skills shortage in the country; and
  • To become the assurance and advisory services provider of choice within the Government and related entities – In Botswana and throughout Africa


  • Certified Auditors & Chartered Accountants (BICA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (Botswana) (IIAB)
  • Associated of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Certified fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Who We Are

Our People.

Maemo Mesotlo

Managing Partner

Maemo is a Certified Auditor registered with Botswana Accountancy Oversight Authority (BAOA) and boosts over 13 years’ experience of Audit & Assurance and Advisory services. Prior to joining MSDM as Managing Partner, he was with KPMG for over 7 years and left as Audit Manager. Maemo has been the Managing Partner of MSD Mesotlo & Associates for 6 years, his main responsibilities includes client liaison and management, quality control reviews and business development.

Professional memberships

  • Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant
  • Fellow Certified Professional Accountant
  • Certified Auditor – BICA
  • Association member of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member of Institute of Internal Auditors (Botswana)

Board memberships

  • BICA – Vice President of the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (Chair of Training and Professional Development Committee, previously Council Treasurer, Chair of Finance & Audit Committee)
  • Botswana Accountancy College – Member of the Finance and Audit Committee

Blessing Nengomazha

Hon. B.Acc, CA(Z), RPA, FCPA

Blessing is a is a Chartered Accountant registered with Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountancy and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe. Blessing boosts more than 15 years of experience of External, Internal Auditing and Advisory services. Blessing has an in-depth knowledge and hands on experience of conducting and managing risk-based audits, corporate governance and internal control systems evaluations of various companies in the public and private sectors. Prior to joining MSDM as a Partner, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Manager for 18months and was with KPMG for over 13 years. Blessing was responsible for quality assurance, training, client liaison and management, business development and responsible for management of listed and non-listed public interest entities. Blessing experience was gained in Botswana, United States and Zimbabwe.

Priscilla Rantaung

Assurance and Advisory Manager

Priscilla is an Advisory & Assurance Manager, and she is in charge of the firm’s Internal Audit, Risk Management and Advisory assignments. She is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) registered with the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA). Priscilla has over 6 years audit and advisory experience. Prior to joining the firm as Assurance and Advisory Manager, she was a with PWC Botswana and left as an Audit Manager.

Thero Rahube

B.Acc, ACCA – Part Qualified
Technical Officer

Thero is the Technical Officer at MSDM, due to his hard work and passion for his job, Thero was promoted from Audit senior to a Technical Officer in 2022. Thero has 6 years’ experience in the accounting and audit field having started his career in 2016 as an audit associate at KPMG. He later in 2017 joined MSD Mesotlo & Associates as Audit Associate. He has experience in dealing with a multiple number of audits across various sectors from retail services to financial services, insurance and manufacturing entities.

Henry Malama

Information Technology Specialist

Henry Malama is a diligent risk management, internal audit, and IT audit professional, with a track record of delivering assignments within time and cost budget.  He has over 15 years working experience covering a wide range of business operations. Henry has received IIA training on, and has experience in developing and implementing, Quality Assurance and Improvement Programs (QAIPs) for Internal Audit activities as stipulated by the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) of the IIA. Henry worked at Debswana Diamond Company’s Corporate Head Office for nine years to September 2019 as Audit Manager responsible for Information Systems audits. He was responsible for IT audits across Debswana’s operations and subsidiaries in Botswana.

Gert S Van Wyk

CA(SA), CIA, PIA, CRMA, CRPOF(SA) Technical consulatant – Governance, Audit, Risk and Compliance

Gert has a wealth of experience (30 years) in the Governance, Risk and Compliance and Audit disciplines. He fulfilled various roles in his career e.g. Chief Audit Executive, Group Compliance Officer, Head of Operational Risk Management. He consults in the disciplines of Governance, Risk Management, Compliance and Internal Audit as Director of EXP Consulting Network. Compliance Institute of Southern Africa. He was part of the establishment of the Compliance Institute of Southern Africa and the development of the Generally Accepted Compliance Practice (GACP) and the Compliance process of the Compliance Institute. Chairperson of the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee. He has conducted approximately 80 QAR on behalf of the Institute of Internal Auditors within the Private and Public Sector. The following are some examples of organisation for which QARs were performed: South Africa – Sappi, Telkom, Comair, Implats, Exxaro, Foskor, PetroSA, Liberty Holdings, GEMS, South African Bank of Athens, Sasfin Bank, Ithala Development Corporation, Public Investment Corporation, South African Reserve Bank, Rand Mutual Assurance, Real People, AfroCentric Health, South African Revenue Services, Eskom, Total SA, WBHO, Astral Foods, Department of Health, Gauteng Provincial Government, KZN Provincial Government, North-West Provincial Government, Eastern-Cape Provincial Government, Free State Provincial Treasury, Central Bank of Eswatini, Royal Swazi Sugar Corporation (Eswatini), Central Bank of Lesotho, Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (Lesotho), Bank of Sierra Leone, Capricorn Investment (Namibia), African Union Commission (Addis Ababa), Debswana (Botswana), BPOPF etc.

Kaone Lebotse

B.Acc, BICA - Advanced Level
Audit Senior

Kaone has 4 years’ experience in the accounting and audit field having started his career in 2017 as an audit assistant at BDO Botswana. Kaone joined MSDM beginning of 2023 as an Audit Senior. He has experience in handling multiple number of audits across various sectors from retail services to financial services, insurance, and manufacturing entities.

Changu Mpoloka

Office Manager

Changu is responsible for office management, assisting the audit and advisory team where appropriate. Changu has 8 years of work experience.

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