Liso Steto

Director – BEE Procurement Transformation and Verification

Since June 2015, Liso acted at Chief Director of BEE. Amongst his other roles relating to policy development and review, he heads the Secretariat of the B-BBEE Presidential Council (which is government’s think tank on the implementation of B-BBEE). Liso has served in various roles in the dti since 2009: Deputy Director of Procurement & Verification; and Director Operations in the Special Economic Zones & Economic Transformation Division.

Liso has spoken extensively about B-BBEE on international and local platforms, and has written various articles and opinion pieces for some of the most influential magazines. He is a thought leader and opinion shaper on matters concerning B-BBEE: he has been involved in the latest review of B-BBEE Act, its regulations and the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice.