Association of Certified Fraud Examiners of SA (ACFESA)
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners SA Chapter (ACFE
SA) is the only recognized professional body for fraud and forensic
examination practitioners in South Africa. Registered by SAQA,
per the requirements set out in the National Qualifications
Framework Act, Act 67 of 2008, this officially affords professional
status to everybody with the CFE qualification, and recognizes
the ACFE SA as constituted to represent and regulate anti-fraud
Corruption Watch is a non-profit organisation launched in January
2012 that encourages the public to report experiences and knowledge
of corruption. The organisation is concerned with the abuse
of public resources or public power for personal gain at any
level of government or in business. It provides a wide range
of platforms for the public to report incidents of corruption
as they happen.
The corruption reports received are used as an important source
of information to fight corruption and hold leaders and those
with access to power, in both the public and private sectors,
accountable for their actions. The reports are analysed to identify
patterns and 'hot spots' of corruption, and research
reports are shared with the public, civil society organisations,
and public sector bodies undermined by corruption, to expose
and find solutions to systemic corruption. Selected reports
are investigated and the findings are presented to the authorities
to take further action, and are publicised on our communications
platforms, and may also be used to inform policy development.
The EPA aims to be the recognised professional
body for Ethics Practitioners. The purpose of the association
is to promote the professional status, image and credibility
of its members and provide accreditation, best practice principles,
conduct standards and be a body of knowledge for its members.
of Directors of Southern Africa (IoDSA)
The Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) supports
business leaders and directors in reaching their full potential
by ensuring they fully understand the latest governance practices
and are empowered to discharge their duties effectively.
IoDSA offers exclusive programmes to develop existing and
aspiring directors through thought leadership and providing
a platform for peer interaction. We are committed to fostering
better directors, better boards and better business in SA.
of Internal Auditors of South Africa (IIA SA)
The Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa (IIA SA) is
part of an international network representing the interests
of Internal Auditors worldwide. As a part of this international
network, the IIA SA upholds and supports the fundamental tenets
of the profession - the Code of Ethics and the International
Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
IIA SA supports the profession by providing a wide range of
services dedicated to the education and advancement of internal
auditors and dynamically promoting and developing the profession
in South Africa. The IIA SA's objectives are to build
the profession, its credibility and a thriving business environment
in South Africa.
of Risk Management of South Africa (IRMSA)
IRMSA is dedicated to the advancement of the risk management
profession and accreditation, through research, promotion, education,
upliftment, training, guidance and strong relationships with
other Institutes and Associations.
As the leading source of information and networking opportunities
within the industry, we strive to be the Institute of choice
for risk professionals and practitioners. Our non-profit organisation
represents individuals and organisations from a wide range of
industries both from the Private and Public Sector committed
to enhancing the Risk Management discipline.
African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
The South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants is the foremost
accountancy body in South Africa and one of the leading Institutes
in the world. It plays an influential role in a highly dynamic
African Institute of Government Auditors (SAIGA)
The Southern African Institute of Government
Auditors (SAIGA) is the Southern African Institute of Government
Auditors operating on a non-profit basis to serve the public
interest. Since its inception on 27 July 1988, the role and
functions of SAIGA has been to serve the public sector and society
by advancing public accountability and auditing in its widest
a professional body, SAIGA represents a unique brand of professionals,
the Registered Government Auditor (RGA) in the public sector
and in academia. The RGA is considered the highest professional
designation within the public sector auditing (previously
known as government auditing). We support the RGA professionals
through Continuous Professional Development programmes, expert
technical knowledge and advice, scientific research in accountability
and accounting topics and other numerous programmes aimed
at developing and advancing Competent public sector auditing
and accounting professionals.
operates within an approved Constitution that ensures the
independence of the Institution from its main stakeholders
and furthermore sets out the principles and processes of good
governance. The institute is governed by a duly elected Council
consisting of ten members. An Executive Committee (EXCO) is
African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA)
The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA)
is one of the leading accountancy institutes, representing and
supporting its members to fulfil the increasing demands of businesses
in South Africa's growing economy by equipping the Professional
Accountant (SA) with the latest knowledge, techniques and accreditation
required to render key services.
Governance Institute of Southern Africa (CGISA)
The Chartered Governance Institute of Southern Africa is the
formal professional institute for the enabling of corporate
governance and company secretaryship as well as the expert commentator
and thought leader in Southern Africa on governance matters.
CGISA is the professional qualifying body for chartered secretaries
and chartered governance professionals, offering an international
qualification recognised in more than 80 countries. The career-long
programme comprises attainment of the professional qualification
and continuing professional development (CPD), which ensures
that members remain on the cutting edge of developments. CGISA
represents Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and eSwatini.
Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI)
The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI), a
South African Qualifications Authority recognised professional
association for financial planners in South Africa. It is the
only institution in South Africa to offer the CFP® certifications
and has been approved by the South African Revenue Service (SARS)
as a Recognised Controlling Body (RCB).
African Communications Industries Association (SACIA)
The Southern African Communications Industries Association is
a not for profit organisation registered as a Section 21 company
in South Africa. It is specifically designed to promote the
adoption of professional standards and ethical business practice
in the communications industry throughout Southern Africa. It
seeks to further the interests of members through partnership
and representation on a range of issues. Primary activities
include Market Research & Intelligence Services, Networking
activities, and the development of training and skills development
programmes. SACIA is registered with SAQA as a professional
body active in the broadcast and audio-visual sectors, and awards
professional designations based on an individuals proven skills
and work experience.
The Association is a member-driven organization. It is governed
by a Board of Directors elected by the members, with an Executive
Director and support staff appointed to manage association activities.