Zee Cele obtained a masters’ degree in accountancy from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, specialising in taxation. Zee Cele has been practicing as a tax practitioner since 1989. Her achievements during her working career include being awarded the SA Woman of the Year Award in the Business Category in 1999. She was also a member of government’s Standing Advisory Committee in Company Law and continues to be a member ofthe SA Institute of Professional Accountants and a Commercial Member of the Tax Court. She is actively involved in community development by presenting tax and business education talks on various radio stations.