Futhi is the past Chairman of the Board of Deloitte Southern Africa. A qualified chartered accountant, she is the former President of Business Unity South Africa and national President of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa. She serves on numerous boards including the NEPAD Business Foundation, Nelson Mandela Foundation, University of Pretoria, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT). She is also a member of the IMF Advisory Group for Sub-Saharan Africa (AGSA) and WEF Global Agenda Council Alumni. Futhi has received multiple awards, including South African Business Woman of the Year.