Professor Of Practice In Accounting University of Johannesburg
Alex van der Watt is a Professor of Practice at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and an independent advisor to the accounting profession on accounting education. He previously worked at UJ as an associate professor and Head of the Department of Accountancy. He is a chartered accountant and holds a Masters degree in Financial Management. Alex previously served as a member of the Main Board of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and also as a ministerial appointee to the Board of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA). He also served on the Initial Professional Development Committee of SAICA and the Educational Committee of IRBA. He has published several textbooks and peer-reviewed articles in academic journals.