Session 4: Members in business and the public interest: ethics and professional integrity

This session promises to provide some challenging insights for CA’s in their role as responsible leaders. Prof Mervyn King will highlight the CA’s responsibility as ethical and effective leaders in the creation of sustainable value for a wide range of stakeholders, and the promotion of ethics in all the spheres and roles that they function in. Afterwards the panel of business leaders will discuss the current status of ethics and professional integrity in the corporate reporting eco-system, and answer some challenging questions around the implementation of solutions to ethics challenges in the business environment.

Date: 14 October

Cost: Free for all attendees

Programme: 10:00 – 12:00

Keynote Speakers: Mervyn King

Facilitator: Andile Khumalo (Founder & CEO of KhumaloCo)


  • Cas Coovadia (CEO of Business Unity SA)
  • Stanley Subramoney (Chairman of  the Audit Committee Forum)
  • Jason Quinn  (Group Financial Director at ABSA group limited)
  • Tania Wimberley (Head Financial Reporting: Issuer Regulation at JSE Limited)
  • Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu (KPMG: Chairman of the Board and Chancellor of the University of Pretoria)


SAICA’s CPD policy has changed effective 1 January 2020 from an input measurement basis to an output measurement basis. Learning and the development of professional competence is unique to each member and should be aligned to your personal needs identified in your reflective learning plans. For further information and guidance, go to SAICA’s CPD website. The competencies being addressed in this seminar are:

  • Professional values and attitudes: ethics, lifelong learning, citizenship
  • Decision-making acumen: Judgement and decision-making; Integrated thinking; Professional scepticism
  • Relational acumen: People skills; Relationship-building skills; Self-management; Managing others

If you are required to log CPD hours (for instance if you are a SAICA Tax Practitioner or registered with other professional bodies or organisations such as the IOD, SAIPA, SAIT etc.), please note that this seminar affords you 2 hours of CPD.