Welcome to our July edition dedicated to inspiring women in the public sector!
Discover the incredible stories of three trailblazing women accountants from diverse horizons, who have made a significant impact in the public sector finance world: Vicky Rock, Pamela Monroe-Ellis and Tsakani Maluleke. In this exclusive interview series, we delve into their remarkable journeys, accomplishments, and the lessons they've learned along the way.
The interviews of these outstanding women accountants in the public sector provide a unique opportunity to learn from their successes and challenges, gain valuable insights, and find inspiration for your own career.
Whether you're a young professional, an aspiring accountant, or an industry veteran, prepare to be inspired, motivated, and empowered by the remarkable accomplishments of Vicky Rock, Pamela Monroe-Ellis, and Tsakani Maluleke.
Meet Jamaica’s Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis
Pamela Monroe Ellis was appointed Auditor General in 2008 and is responsible for the effective management of the Government of Jamaica’s financial management systems and compliance with financial management policies. Pamela is a Director on the Board of the INTOSAI Development Initiative, and the Chair of the International Financial Reporting for Non-Profit Organizations Steering Committee. Elena Churikova, Senior Manager at IFAC, talked to Pamela about how fulfilling a career in the public sector can be and the broad range of opportunities accountancy education can offer.
Meet UK House of Commons’ finance lead Vicky Rock
Vicky Rock is the Managing Director of Finance, Performance and Portfolio for the UK House of Commons, where she provides leadership on financial management including ensuring regularity, propriety, value for money and feasibility for use of public resources. Vicky is also a mother of two young children very dedicated to her family. Cecile Bonino, Principal, Global Engagement at IFAC talked to Vicky to know more about her ability to combine a fulfilling work-life balance and progressing her career into very senior and prestigious roles.
Meet South Africa’s Auditor General Tsakani Maluleke
Ms. Tsakani Maluleke is South Africa’s auditor-general, the first woman to hold this position in the supreme audit institution’s 109-year history. Tsakani’s career is motivated by a passion to actively contribute to advancing black men and women in the accountancy profession. Darlene Nzorubara, Principal at IFAC, talked to Tskakani about her path into the profession as a Black woman in South Africa as well as the role of the Auditor General’s office in the training of a new generation of professional accountants.