Ms. Baakile is a Chartered Accountant with 17 years accounting, audit and risk experience in the banking and insurance industries. She started her career with Grant Thornton Acumen as a Audit Trainee from 2001. In 2006 she moved to Metropolitan as a Financial Accountant and rose to the position of Finance Manager & Company Secretary. Before moving to Standard Charted Bank Botswana where she held different roles including, Finance Business Partnering, Head of Risk and Controls and Senior Operational Risk Officer.
She joined BancABC Botswana in September 2019 as Operational Risk Manager and was appointed Acting Head of Risk from 1 Dec.
With a qualification from Botswana Accountancy College, Ms. Baakile is a fellow of both the Association of Chartered Accountants ACCA and the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants. She also holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting and Business Studies from Institute of Administration and Commerce. She is currently pursuing the Senior Manager Development Programme for the University of Stellenbosch Business School.