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Elizna van der Westhuizen

Elizna van der Westhuizen

Job Title

Technical Advisor for Andrew van der Burgh


South Africa

Elizna van der Westhuizen is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) with more than fifteen years experience in the roles of private and public sector auditor (PwC and the Auditor-General South Africa), technical specialist in public sector accounting, reporting and auditing (Auditor-General South Africa), and public sector standard-setter (South African Accounting Standards Board).

As the Head of Technical of the South African Accounting Standards Board, Elizna is currently leading the team that develops accrual based public sector accounting standards in South Africa.

Elizna serves on the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ private sector technical accounting committee and public sector committee.

Elizna has consulted South African stakeholders on many of the IPSASB’s distinguished projects in recent years, including revenue, transfer expenses and parts of the measurement project.