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Executive Director: Finance and Business Initiatives
Prof Carolina Koornhof

Prof Koornhof's portfolio includes:

  • Finance
  • Business Initiatives (excluding GIBS and Sports Companies)
  • Retirement Funds
  • Procurement
  • Investments

  • Contact details
Tel:  +27 (0)12 420 2866
Fax: +27 (0)12 420 3696

Prof Carolina Koornhof was appointed as Executive Director responsible for Finance and Business Initiatives at the University of Pretoria in 2011. Prior to this appointment she was Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University.

She completed a BCom and BCom (Hons) degree in Accounting Sciences at the University of Pretoria. She holds an MCom degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and a DCom degree also in Accounting Sciences from the University of Pretoria. She attended the Advanced Management Programme at the Harvard Business School in the USA in 2007.

Prof Koornhof specialises in Financial Reporting and has, among other academic publications, published four textbooks on Accounting and Financial Reporting with co-authors. She is a Chartered Accountant registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. She joined the British Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) as a fellow and is also a registered auditor with the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors of South Africa.