Sheralee Morland is the immediate past president of the Institute of Risk Management of South Africa (IRMSA) and served on its executive committee for nine years. She is a member of the Finance and Remuneration (REMCO) Committees and a Director of the Cruywagen-IRMSA Foundation. Ms Morland is an active volunteer in the activities of the SA Integrated Reporting Committee (IRC) and has been appointed to the Working Group from 2020.
She served as Executive Head of Enterprise-wide Risk Management at Nedbank for 12 years. Other professional roles include Old Mutual (Insurance/Asset and Investment Management/Pension Funds and Medical Aids), Standard Bank, EY and Anglo American (for the implementation of the UK Turnbull Guidance on Risk Management following Anglo’s listing on the London Stock Exchange).
She has experience in governance roles of auditing, internal audit and risk management in banking, insurance, asset and investment management, pension funds, medical aids and mining. Her passion for effective integrated reporting has instilled in her the belief that such reports must provide a comprehensive ‘one-stop shop’ for all the necessary information, ideally packaged meticulously in one document. She believes such reports must also serve as a brand and reputation enhancing creation. She currently plays her role in the capacity of CEO through Joshero (Pty) Ltd – for integrated reporting and Candid Assure (Pty) Ltd – for risk management.
Loshni Naidoo is the integrated reporting project director at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Her focus is to support members, the broader finance community and society, with information and tools to progress the conversation on sustainability, integrated thinking and integrated reporting.
Ms Naidoo began her career as a chemical engineer and worked for several years in the production and project environments, mainly in mining and chemicals manufacturing. Later, she moved into the accounting and finance fields, where her focus was on providing integrated reporting and sustainability advisory and assurance solutions to a diverse array of organisations.
Parmi Natesan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA). She has been with the IoDSA for eight years, first as senior governance specialist and then as an executive at the centre for corporate governance, overseeing governance thought leadership, director training and certifications.
She is a leading corporate governance specialist in South Africa and has authored numerous articles and papers, and spoken at various conferences and events. She has served as an executive director on the IoDSA board for four years. She also serves on the boards of PPS Holdings Trust and Alviva Holdings as a non-executive director.
Ms Natesan represents the IoDSA on a number of forums and committees, including the King Committee of South Africa, the Integrated Reporting Committee of South Africa, the Anti-intimidation and Ethical Practices Forum, the 30% Club (which advocates for gender diversity on boards) and the Global Network of Director Institutes. The career accolades she has received over the years include the Rising Star alumni award from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University as well as being named one of Destiny magazine’s top 40 African women under the age of 40.
Prof. Madeleine Stiglingh
Prof Madeleine Stiglingh is head of the department of accounting at the University of Pretoria. Under her visionary leadership, accounting and finance at the university has excelled, which has led to her being considered one of the leaders in this field in the world.
In the 2019 QS Subject Field Ranking, accounting and finance at the University of Pretoria was ranked in the 201-250 band and in the 151-200 band in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Prof Stiglingh is also editor of one of the leading taxation reference works used nationally by both practitioners and students, ‘Silke on South African Income Tax’.