Ms Patricia Stock CA(SA)
Registered Auditor, CEO at AKA Africa Group
Ms Stock is a highly experienced, skilled and qualified Audit Executive, Director and Chartered Accountant with more than 12-years operational and senior management experience. She has a solid track record in leading and managing organisations, strategic business units, and teams in challenging and diverse environments. She is currently the CEO of AKA Africa Group, specialising in the provision of assurance, audit quality assurance, transformation (incl. BBBEE) advisory, people development (incl. SETA accredited training) and financial management and risk advisory services.
Prior to that, she was an Audit Director (Partner) and Head of Transformation for the group of companies under BDO SA and discharged various audit and audit quality assurance roles at the Auditor General of South Africa. She has a proven traceable record in providing leadership in financial policies and procedures, transformation advisory, relationship management, people development, governance and strategy implementation. She is passionate about contributing to the development of professional skills in Africa.
She is currently Audit Committee member of CBE, a Trustee at The Willis Towers Watson Trust and Non-Executive director of MIC.
Her past board and leadership roles include Non-Executive Director – FASSET (Board, ARC and REMCO chairperson); Audit Committee member – Service SETA and DoW; Non-Executive Director – Ripple Reading (NPO) ; Executive Director – BDO South Africa;Non-Executive Director - BDO Consulting Services; Non-Executive Director - Freedom Energy Holdings; Executive Director (Partner) - BDO South Africa Inc; Head of Transformation and Chairperson of the Transformation Advisory Committee - BDO South Africa Group; Senior Manager (Audit Engagement Partner) and Audit Quality Control Specialist - AGSA .