Milton Segal is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and holds the following degrees and diplomas from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits): Bachelor of Commerce, Higher Diploma in Accountancy and Master of Commerce (Taxation).
He leads the Standards portfolio, which is the technical member-facing division within SAICA responsible for thought leadership, advocacy, guidance, and standard setting in the areas of Audit and Assurance; Corporate Reporting (IFRS, IFRS for SMEs, Non-financial reporting, and Sustainability);
Public Sector and Standard’s Ethics
Milton represents SAICA (and South Africa) on the following key structures:
-The Emerging Economies Group – an advisory group of the International Accounting Standards Board.
-The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Professional Accountants in Business Advisory Group.
-The Integrated Reporting Council of South Africa.
-IFRS Foundation’s Integrated Reporting and Connectivity Council (Alternate to the CEO)
-The ESG Exchange’s Technical Committee.
-The Independent Regulatory Board’s (IRBA) Committee for Auditing Standards – Invitee.
Prior to joining SAICA, Milton was the head of the Financial Accounting Division at the Wits University School of Accountancy. Milton had set and reviewed numerous examinations for Wits and was part of the SAICA examination marking team as well as the SAICA university accreditation team. He is a published researcher in local and international journals and has presented papers at local and international conferences. Milton has extensive experience in IFRS and is proud to represent the profession and interests of members in this regard.