Gupta-linked Trillian whistleblower speaks out


The logo of Trillian Capital, an asset management company linked to the Gupta-family.

JOHANNESBURG – The accountant who blew the whistle on the controversial Trillian deal is expected to speak at Wits School of Governance.


The Gupta-linked Trillian Capital has responded to claims by McKinsey over an apparent deal with Eskom.

READ: Eskom paid Trillian directly: McKinsey

Media reports said leaked emails suggested that McKinsey had authorised Eskom to pay Trillian as a subcontractor, in a bid to win a contract with the power utility.

The whistleblower claims since she exposed what has been happening her life has taken a turn for the worse.

READ: Eskom, McKinsey to investigate graft allegations

McKinsey had denied that it subcontracted a turnaround strategy project at the parastatal to Trillian.


Eskom admitted that it paid Trillian almost R500-million in consultancy fees.

Adam Habib, Thuli Madonsela, Pravin Gordhan, and William Bourdon will be part of a panel to discuss matter concerning the Trillian deal.  

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