Title: Technical Director, IAASB
Country: South Africa
Willie joined the IAASB in January 2019. He leads the IAASB team in advancing the IAASB’s strategy and work program and works closely with the IAASB Chair in managing the activities of the Board.
Willie has a broad range of experience in different aspects of the audit profession, after previously serving as a Senior Executive at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Senior Technical Specialist at the Auditor General South Africa and an audit partner and technical director at an audit firm. Willie was also the head of the Department of Accounting, and Associate Professor of Auditing, at the University of Pretoria.
He has previously served as a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountant’s Assurance Guidance Committee and the South African audit regulator’s Committee for Auditing Standards.