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Faith Zandile Ngwenya


South Africa

Faith Zandile Ngwenya earned a Master’s in Accountancy degree from the University of Natal in 2003. She is a Professional Accountant (SA), qualified Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA).

Ms. Ngwenya's professional career spans 8 years in Commerce and industry and 15 years as a lecturer. She is currently the Technical & Standards Executive of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).

Her current position involves, among other things, providing technical support to professional accountants and making comments on proposed new legislation or amendments to legislation related to accounting standards. Faith is a member of the SAIPA Management Committee, Continuous Professional Development Committee and Recognition of Prior Learning Committee. In her position, she engages with government on behalf of professional accountants and small- and medium-sized entities. She represents SAIPA at various international and national stakeholder meetings with groups such as the Edinburgh Group, the South African Revenue Services (SARS), the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC), the World Bank Ease of doing business in South Africa. Faith is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Faith is a board member of the following organisations; the Association of BEE Professionals (ABP), the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants (ABASA) and Tshifhato Investment Holdings. She is also a member of the Anti- Intimidation and Ethical Behavior Forum (AEPF).