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Milton Segal


South Africa

Milton Segal is qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) with a master’s degree in commerce with a taxation specialization.

He is an Executive Director in charge of the standards department at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

Within standards, Milton leads the technical team. The following key areas form part of this business unit:

  • Corporate Reporting – the IFRS team, the integrated reporting, thinking and sustainability team, as well as the Members in Business (Technical) team.
  • Taxation – policy, advocacy, training and thought leadership
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Legislation and Governance
  • Public Sector
  • Ethics

His expertise is in technical IFRS reporting, audit technical and non-financial reporting.

A former academic, Milton led the Financial Accounting division for the internationally renowned School of Accountancy at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) where he was also the postgraduate program head.

Milton is an established researcher and has published papers in local and international journals and has presented papers both within South Africa and abroad.

He currently still examines master’s theses and serves as a reviewer for internationally rated research journals.

Through SAICA, Milton sits on the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF) council, the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) Emerging Economies Group (EEG), and The Integrated Reporting Committee of South Africa board.