Fraud and corruption - Governance, ethics, compliance & investigations

How can you ensure ethical leadership, good governance and accountability in business and government?

How can directors and management play a key role in reducing fraud and corruption?

What are the best practices for fraud prevention, audit, compliance and investigations?


  • Thembekile Kimi Makwetu, Auditor General of South Africa
  • Prof Albert Wocke, GIBS
  • Dr Gavin Price, GIBS
  • Stephen Sadie, Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa
  • David Lewis, Executive Director, Corruption Watch
  • Dr Mark Bussin, Executive Committee Member, South African Reward Association and Chairperson, 21st Century 
  • Yasmin Masithela, Head of Compliance, Barclays Africa Group
  • Abdul Aziz Laher, Group Compliance Manager, Eskom Holdings SOC

  • Maadian Botha, General Manager: Regulatory Programmes and Banks Act Compliance, Nedbank
  • Dr Yondela Ndema, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, Sasol
  • Jenitha John, Chief Audit Executive, FirstRand Bank
  • Nicolette Middleton, Internal Audit Director, Anheuser-Busch InBev

  • Thabiso Ramasike, Transformation Committee, Curro Holdings, Chair, UNISA's Audit & Enterprise Risk Management Committee, Member, South African Revenue Service (SARS) Audit and Risk Committee and Chief Executive Officer, Gerald Group

  • Gordon Malcolm, Head of Compliance, Investec Private Bank
  • Kenneth Kitima Lekitma, Group Executive Head: Compliance, Vodacom Group

  • Sharon van Rooyen, Directro - Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young Advisory Services

  • Hugo van Zyl, Chief Operation Officer, South African Insurance Crime Bureau

  • Carina Wessels, Group Company Secretary & Legal, Exxaro Resources
  • Gregory Rammego, Risk Advisory Africa Leader: Forensic, Deloitte
  • Pontso Nyathi, Director, Advisory - Forensic Services, SizweNtsalubaGobodo (SNG)

Programme agenda include

  • Raising standards and professional ethics for transparency, governance and accountability
  • Compliance strategy and corporate culture: overcoming challenges
  • Role of governance and internal audit function in addressing fraud and corruption
  • Ethical leadership, culture and governance of ethics
  • King IV - Practical considerations of the impact on risks, audit, integrated reporting and remuneration governance
  • Remuneration of directors and senior executives - overview and guidelines
  • Board, social and ethics committee effectiveness: mastering good governance to reduce risks
  • Business matters - the art of suspicion
  • Designing an effective anti-corruption compliance programme
  • MTN and the Nigerian fine - a case study
  • Fraud and risk analytics in insurance - building predictive models to enhance fraud prevention
  • Risks, mitigation, prevention and investigations - measures and actions

Click here for programme agenda >> Fraud and corruption 2017.pdf


GIBS campus, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Dates and times

6 - 7 June 2017 from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm

Fee and cancellation penalty

Fee of R8500/p includes conference materials, lunch and refreshments for both days.

Payment of R8500/p must be received latest 2 weeks prior to start of conference to secure seat. Please adhere to cancellation policy outlined below.

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  • Professor Gavin Price

    Prof Price is an admitted attorney and has also worked as a corporate legal advisor in the property development industry before joining the banking and finance industry.

    In the banking industry, he was the legal manager and chief mediator for the industry’s ombudsman before joining Stannic (Standard Bank) as their head of legal, compliance and operational risk. He was also a member of their executive committee.

    In addition to his expertise in the banking and finance industry, Dr Price has considerable experience and knowledge through his work in the property development, retail and motor industries.

  • Professor Albert Wöcke

    Albert is a professor and permanent faculty member at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. He has been on the GIBS faculty since 2000, where he joined after a career as a trade union official. As the assistant general secretary: collective bargaining, he headed up the collective bargaining functions of the union and was a founding member of the Public Service Bargaining Council and represented the labour movement in the public finance and Monetary Policy Chamber of Nedlac (the National Economic Development and Labour Advisory Council).

    Albert is a recognised researcher with a National Research Foundation (NRF rating of C3) and has published academic and other articles in South Africa and internationally. He is a member of the American Academy of Management and the Academy of International Business and the South African Institute of People Management. He regularly reviews for international and local academic journals.

    Since joining GIBS, Albert has taught in the areas of international business srategy and human resources, strategy and organisational behaviour. His current research interests include the process and strategies of emerging market firms going global, the design and impact of HR strategy in multi-national corporations and talent management in emerging markets. He has had papers presented at the American Academy of Management and the Royal Geographic Society and he has taught in Botswana, Kenya, Ghana, the UAE, Hong Kong and Namibia. He consults widely and clients have included MTN, UTI, South African Revenue Services, Zurich Reinsurance, PPC and government departments including Foreign Affairs and Forestry and Water.

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