Granville Smith | KPMG | ZA

Granville Smith

Managing Director

KPMG in South Africa

Granville Smith is currently the KPMG South Africa Internal Audit Managing Partner, leading a team of more than 300 professionals. He has more than 25 years internal audit experience, of which the last 15 years have been in senior management capacity. His industry experience and specialisation includes higher education, financial services and consumer markets. He oversees the KPMG Global Internal Audit Training Portfolio and previously was a member of the task team updating the global KPMG Internal Audit Training methodology. Granville is currently the lead partner for KPMG’s Higher Education Sector in South Africa. During 2015 he was elected to KPMG Southern Africa Policy Board. Granville was selected to take part in the Chairman’s 25 programme for 2015. This programme aims to develop KPMG leaders across the globe. Annually, the KPMG Global Chairman selects participants across the globe to participate in this programme jointly hosted by KPMG and Insead Business School.

Areas of expertise

Advisory Education Enterprise Risk Management and Governance, Risk and Compliance Government and Public Sector Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services Risk Consulting Risk Management

Education and qualifications

  • Hons B Com

  • KPMG Partner Development Programme (GIBS)

  • KPMG Chairman 25 Programme (Insead Business School

Client Experience

  • University of Stellenbosch, University of Johannesburg, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Oceana Group, Sea Harvest, South African Rugby, Sentinel Retirement Fund, ABSA, PetroSA, National Parliament, Media24, Medical Research Council, Santam

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