Executive: Centre of Corporate Governance Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA)
corporate governance | board appraisals | public sector board performance
Parmi is a qualified Chartered Accountant, registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, with BCom (cum laude) and BCom (honours) degrees. After serving articles at KPMG she joined their technical department, specialising in corporate goverance, where she held the position of Senior Manager. Parmi joined the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) in November 2010 as Senior Governance Specialist within their Centre for Corporate Governance.
Parmi is available to speak on matters relating to the technical/principled aspects of corporate governance such as audit committees, remuneration practices, director liability, director due diligence, director duties, anti-competitive practices, conflict of interest and sustainability.
More about the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa
The Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) is a professional body that exists to promote corporate governance, and to maintain and enhance the credibility of directorship as a profession. The IoDSA provides Director training and development, board appraisal services and advisory services. The IoDSA also offers the Chartered Director(SA) designation.
The IoDSA are the custodians of the King Report on Corporate Governance. The draft version of the latest King Report - King IV - is currently open for public comment until 15 May 2016.
Director Development The IoDSA offers existing or aspiring Directors 1 day programmes, specialised programmes, snapshot sessions and mentoring circles and can provide in-house training.
Advisory Services The Centre for Corporate Governance provides advice on corporate governance, which entail: * Advising on best practice in accordance with the appropriate corporate governance code and best practice industry norms and standards, including assessments and diagnostic gap analysis * Advising on establishing and implementing ethics and related values frameworks * Advising on and drafting of charters, mandates and policies * Development of guidelines and tools on any corporate governance related issue
Board Appraisal Services A well-conducted board appraisal will achieve the following: * Benchmark board performance against established best practice * Reflect on the role of the board, its objectives and efficacy * Create the opportunity to enhance board effectiveness * Inform best practice for the recruitment and appointment of directors Identify future development needs