Prof. Fatima Abrahams is Independent Non-Executive Director of Foschini Group Ltd., since 2003. Fatima is a senior part-time professor in industrial psychology at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and a registered industrial psychologist.
She was previously Chairperson of the Department of Industrial Psychology and Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at UWC. She is known for her academic work and has presented papers at international and national conferences. She has also published a number of accredited articles and academic texts (focusing on human resources issues).
In addition, she was a non-executive director of Transnet, B2B Africa (Pty) Ltd and Chairperson of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Holdings. She has served on the audit and risk committees, transformation and remuneration committees of many of the companies she was involved in, and built up sound business experience over the years.