Anne Eriksson

A Kenyan national, Anne had an illustrious career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 40 years, 31 of which was as a partner. Her last role was Regional CEO for six countries in the Eastern Africa region and a member of the Africa leadership team. Anne retired from PwC in June 2018. She now serves in non-executive director positions on several boards, provides financial advice at a strategic level and mentors entrepreneurs. She chairs the audit and risk committees of several of the organizations where she serves as a non-executive director.

At PwC, Anne led provision of professional services to a wide range of organisations on audit and related advisory matters, interacting with ‘C-suite’ management and board of directors. She has advised audit committees and boards on governance, financial reporting, and internal control matters, including risk and readiness assessment prior to implementation of major financial systems and processes.

As the Eastern Africa Regional senior partner and CEO for six years, she was responsible for leading the region in developing and delivering the strategy for PwC.

Prior to her role as Regional CEO, Anne was responsible for the Assurance businesses in the East and West Africa regions covering not only the six countries in the East but also Nigeria, Ghana and Angola in the West. In this role she had overall responsibility for financial performance, people development and ensuring adherence to PwC global quality and risk management standards in the Assurance practice in the East and West Africa region.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered and Certified Accountants and has an MBA from the University of Warwick.