Willie Botha CA(SA), MComm(Acc), RA
Senior Executive: Assurance and Practice
Willie Botha has extensive experience in the field of auditing and assurance in the private and public sectors. Before Botha joined SAICA in January 2015, he was a senior lecturer and later associate professor of Auditing at the University
of Pretoria, after which he joined the audit firm Mervitz & Malan Chartered Accountants Inc. as Director: Technical and Development.
His experience includes lecturing, research and development, training, being an audit partner in practice, the development and implementation of audit, assurance and related services methodologies and solutions, and expert consultation
to, amongst others, various auditing and accounting firms, professional institutes, consulting firms and the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA).
At SAICA Willie assumes responsibility for members’ support in the field of audit and assurance in the private and public sectors, as well as in relation to the interests of members in practice. His division also participates in, contributes
to and influences various stakeholders in the interest of the chartered accountancy profession.