Title: IESBA Technical Advisor for Richard Fleck
Country: South Africa
Saadiya Adam is the Senior Professional Manager for Standards at the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) in South Africa. She is the Secretariat to the Committee for Auditor Ethics (CFAE) and the Committee for Auditing Standards (CFAS), standards- setting statutory committees established by South Africa’s Auditing Profession Act. The CFAE is responsible for determining what constitutes improper conduct by registered auditors, including developing the IRBA Code of Professional Conduct. The CFAS is responsible for developing, maintaining and adoption of auditing standards and other pronouncements.
Saadiya is a chartered accountant in South Africa—CA (SA)— a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, and a Certified Ethics Officer with The Ethics Institute of Southern Africa.