Devon Duffield

Devon Duffield


KPMG in South Africa

Devon is the Head of Audit for KPMG in South Africa and across Africa. In his 30 years at the firm, Devon has led the firm’s IFRS Technical, Audit, Delivery, Tax and Transformation initiatives and served on the firm’s Executive and Policy Board. He has served many of the firm’s largest clients in that time, in areas such as external audit, technology advisory, tax and IFRS technical advisory. In addition to his firm leadership roles, Devon has been the lead partner on a number of the firms large, listed and complex external audits and specialized IT and cyber related assurance engagements. He also represents the firm on key external forums such as the Audit Committee Forum, CFO Forum and Audit Profession Trust Initiative. Devon’s role in the firm gives him the authority to ensure that KPMG delivers on their promises and his extensive external roles allows Devon to bring proactive insights and value to the Executive and Audit Committee, on key developments in the country.

Areas of expertise
Advisory Financial Services Government and Public Sector
Education and qualifications
  • Chartered Accountant (South Africa)

  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Accounting)

  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Information Systems)

  • He currently serves on the Transformation Committee of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors

  • He is currently External Examiner For Final Year Auditing Students at the University of the Witwatersrand

  • He is also a member of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange GAAP monitoring committee

  • Registered Auditor (IRBA)

Client Experience
  • Barclays

  • Shaft Sinkers

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