Anton van Wyk

Anton is the Firm’s Africa Clients, Markets and Development Leader and the Global Relationship Partner on 3 of the firm’s top clients.

Anton was admitted as a partner in 1998 and served as PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Global Internal Audit Services leader between 2004 and 2009. He led the Risk Assurance practice (IT Risk Assurance, Internal Audit, Sustainability & Governance) for the Africa Firm from 2004 to 2017.

Anton has over 35 years experience in Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Internal Audit, and has worked with a range of local and global clients. He has served as a board member of PwC’s Africa Governance and South African Governance Board between 2011 and 2014, and was a member of the firm’s Business School Board. Anton served on PwC’s Africa Leadership Team between 2014 and 2019.

Anton is a full member of the King Committee on Governance in South Africa. (Since 1999). Anton is the Chairman of the Board Governance Forum, under the auspices of the IoD-SA.

Anton is a past Global Chairman of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). He is the first individual from the African continent and the first South African to have led the world’s largest internal audit organisation (200 000 members).

A notable highlight during Anton’s Chairman year was addressing members of the United Nations’ General Assembly in New York City, together with the then Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. Anton was awarded, in 2018, the Victor.Z.Brink award for distinguished service, by the Global IIA.

The IIA recognised Anton as a dedicated volunteer, advocate, and leader whose guidance and extraordinary efforts have greatly impacted the profession of internal auditing, globally.

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