The Age of Accountability: How McKinsey was made to pay back the money 

About The Webinar

Daily Maverick’s Rebecca Davis goes behind the scenes of the Transnet-McKinsey saga with investigative journalists Pauli van Wyk of Scorpio and Susan Comrie of amaBhungane.

​​​​​​​Not only will they discuss how it came to be that McKinsey paid back the money, but they will also look at general issues of accountability including what is likely to happen with other guilty parties, what kind of pressure can be put on them, is the NPA doing enough and the value of the Zondo commission. 

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  • Pauli van Wyk is a Scorpio Investigative Journalist. Recruited to Daily Maverick just before the #GuptaLeaks, she is best known for her work on SARS, the justice cluster, state politics and the inescapable collision course they’re on and, more recently, her expose on the ties between Julius Malema and the looting of VBS Bank. Van Wyk’s awards include Sanlam Financial Journalist category winner and three-time Taco Kuiper winner, and runner-up. She was also part of the team that uncovered the #GuptaLeaks for which they received the Global Shining Light Award​​​​​​​.

  • Susan Comrie is a journalist with the amaBhungane Centre for Investigation. She was part of the team that worked on the massive trove of emails and documents known as the #GuptaLeaks. Her investigations at amaBhungane have focused on Eskom and the lucrative coal contracts gifted to the Guptas; the ANC’s dirty-tricks elections War Room; how global software giant SAP entered into pay-for-play deals with Gupta front companies; how consultants like McKinsey, Deloitte, PwC, Regiments Capital and Trillian extracted billions from state-owned entities; and, more recently, how social media influencers were used to defend a senior ANC leader and attack his critics.

  • Rebecca Davis

    Daily Maverick Senior Journalist

  • Pauli van Wyk

    Scorpio Investigative Journalist

  • Susan Comrie

    amaBhungane Investigative Journalist

  • amaBhungane

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