Carolynn Chalmers is the Chief Executive Officer of Professor Mervyn King’s Good Governance Academy and manages Africa’s largest online governance social network.
Carolynn assists leaders and leadership teams to understand and apply governance principles to create value for their organisations. She makes use of her expertise and experience in corporate governance, organisational strategy, Digital Transformation and IT to do so.
Carolynn is an Independent Committee Member of South Africa’s Government Employee Medical Scheme, Director of the ISACA South Africa Chapter, Director of Candor Governance (Pty) Ltd, Chair of the South African Bureau of Standards Technical Committee for the Governance of Organizations, and co-editor of the ISO standard, ISO 37000:2021 – Governance of organizations.
Carolynn has extensive management, assurance and governance experience and has held various Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Board, Board Committee and Executive roles for international, listed, private and public organisations. Her experience spans many industries, including financial services, energy, construction, education, tourism, media and renewable resource management.
Carolynn is best known for her successes in designing and leading large, complex strategy and organisational transformation implementations - she attributes this success to the application of good governance principles. Carolynn has received numerous local and international accolades.