Staff Profiles

Mr. Polokoetsile Pedro Motau

P.P. Motau

Faculty of Business

Accounting and Finance


Location: Block 245, Office 123
Phone: 3555040
Email Mr. Polokoetsile Pedro Motau

ACCA (Certificate)

Certificate in Social Science Data Analysis and Collection), University of Essex (1994)

MSc (Auditing and Computer Auditing), University of East Anglia (1992)

BCom (Accountancy), University of Botswana (1990)

Lecturer in Accounting & Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business, 1992 - Current

Director of Companies

Non-Executive Director and Treasurer, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), 2014 - Current

Non-Executive Director & Chairman of Board, Botswana Post, 2010 - 2018

Non-Executive Director, Botswana Post & Savings Group, 2014 - 2018

Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Finance and Audit Committee, Botswana Savings Bank, 2006 - 2010

Board Member and Treasurer, Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA), 2006 - 2010

Financial and Tax Consultant, CNG VAT Consultants, 2004 - 2011

Trustee and Board Member, University of Botswana Staff Pension Fund, 2000 - 2005

Audit Senior, Deloitte Public Accountants and Auditors, 1986 - 1995





Taxation Principles

Taxation Applications

Management Accounting Applications

Ethics in Accounting

Tax Planning

Corporate Governance and Accountability in State Owned Enterprises

Historical Development of Taxation in Botswana

Contribution of Taxation to Economic Development

Forensic Accounting in Botswana

The Role of Accounting in a Social Context


Corporate Social Responsibility and Reporting: A Study of Executive Management Attitudes Towards CSR and Regulation of its Reporting in Botswana

Promoting Good Governance in the Public Sector: The Role of the Auditor General in Botswana

Factors that Impair Auditors' Independence

Adoption of Financial Inclusion Markets in Botswana

"Forensic Accounting and its Scope in Botswana", (Motau & Gill, 2010), Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance, ISBN 978-99945-69-69-4

"The Role of Accounting in the Relocation and Current Impasse Between the Basarwa Living in and Around The Central Kalahari Game Reserve and Government of Botswana", (Phatshwane, Motau & Othata 2014), The International Journal of Human Development and Sustainability, 7 (1 - 2), Spring & Fall 2014, pages 51 - 64

"The Impact of Income Tax Rates on the Economic Development of Botswana" (Swami & Motau 2009), Journal of Accounting and Taxation, Volume 1 (1), pages 8 - 22, April 2009

"Understanding Corporate Governance Structural Changes: Case Study of the University of Botswana (Josiah, Motau & Othata: 2008): Institute of Public Enterprises, India Journal of Corporate Governance, Volume 1, Number 1, pages 46 - 60

"Value Added Tax for Botswana -Prospects & Problems", (Motau, 2001) Barclays Economic Review June 2001


In pursuit of academic excellence