Linda is a qualified CA(SA) and holds a diploma in financial markets and instruments. She is currently an associate director at EY, where she is responsible for the audits of banks and insurance companies. Linda was part of the team responsible for successfully delivering the first ever bank single audit [SM1] in 2018. She has more than nine years’ experience, mostly in the financial services industry, including a short-term assignment in the UK. Before re-joining EY, she was employed by Barclays Africa Group as a vice president for core data architecture systems.
Linda was elected as one of Africa’s Bright Young Minds (BYM) in 2017 and her group was selected as one of the top three groups with the brightest idea at the annual BYM conference. She is passionate about education and community development and currently leads the nutrition portfolio and serves on the board for DiskiNine9, a non-profit organisation that uses the games of soccer and netball to unite communities, educate the youth, and drive skills development. Linda was also invited to be a guest speaker at the SeVISSA Girls Club Conference: Educated Girls, Empowered Women in 2017. Further to this, she is part of the African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA) subcommittee whose vision is to accelerate the development of black female chartered accountants.
Linda is a driven, hardworking and passionate individual who is always willing to lend a hand and eager for a challenge and new experiences.