MBA in progress (UNISA School of Business Leadership),
Charted Accountant (South African Institute of Charted Accountants,
Bachelor of Accounting Science Honours(UNISA),
Bachelor of Account (Walter Sisulu University),
National Diploma in Internal Audit (Walter Sisulu University)
With over 20 years’ experience Odwa is a tried and tested Finance Senior Executive and businessman who has mastered the skill of creating strategic alliances with organizational leaders and business partners to effectively drive and support key business initiatives and has built and retained high-performance teams by hiring, developing motivating and mentoring skilled professionals. Odwa has been a key contributor to and led organizational strategy formulation with demonstrated tenacity to implementing resultant strategic initiatives targeted at managing for value in multi-divisional and listed multinational organizations.
Odwa has proven to be a strong catalyst for change thriving on formulation and implementation of turnaround strategies for enhancement of shareholder value. His basic appreciation and commitment to business processes and related control universe has served him in good stead on many boards and related board subcommittees throughout his career.
Throughout his career he as worked for Nguvu Nyeusi Inc. Charted Accountants, Denel SOC Ltd, BAE System Land Systems/ Denel Vehicle Systems, Frist National Bank Consumer Segment, Daimler Chrysler South Africa – Dealer Development, PwC Pretoria