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Lindy Bodewig

Chief Director:  Technical Support Services Office of the Accountant-General

National Treasury, South Africa

Lindy Bodewig works for the Office of the Accountant-General at the South African National Treasury, where she is responsible for the development and implementation of accounting policies, frameworks, and guidelines aimed at enhancing public sector accountability and reporting. 

She leads government’s systematic transition from the cash to the accruals basis of accounting and ensures the on-going relevance of financial statements compiled by departments.  She is a permanent member of the steering committee overseeing the design, maintenance and successful implementation of the standard chart of accounts for government departments and municipalities. She is currently a Member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) and the Accounting Standards Board in South Africa. 

Ms. Bodewig graduated from the University of Pretoria with a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in 1999 and received her CA (SA) designation from the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2003.