Honorary Life Membership
The Council may, in special circumstances, recognize the meritorious service of a member towards the Institute or the accounting profession as a whole by electing such member as an Honorary Life Member.
Consideration was given to the impact that members made on the profession. Council nominated the first Council members for their role in establishing the Institute in 1990.
Mr Rolf Peters was a Council member of the South West Africa Association of Chartered Accountants in 1989 and participated in the establishment of ICAN in 1990.
The following members were Co-opted by the Association in 1990 and were formally elected as Council members at the Institute’s first AGM in 1992:
Mr Koos Du Toit
Mr John Mandy
Mr Andreas Brückner
Mr Theo Saunderson
Mr Johan Swanepoel
These members were awarded Honorary Life Membership at the Annual General Meeting on 27 April 2022.
Thank you for your dedication and passion for the profession and your continued support to the Institute over the past 30 years.
APC December 2020
The December 2020 Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) results were released on 26 April 2021. A total of 37 candidates (38% pass rate) successfully cleared the final hurdle to becoming fully-fledged Chartered Accountants.
This sitting of APC produced an honours roll candidate, namely Mr. Waylon Wentzel, who earned a place on ICAN’s prestigious APC Honours Roll. The roll is made up of candidates who demonstrate exceptional performance and show the greatest insight into the way they complete the APC.
PUBLIC SECTOR COMMITTEE
ICAN held its first Public Sector Committee meeting on 4th March 2021. The common purpose of the Public Sector Committee is to facilitate discussion on the areas of common concern in the public sector and commerce and industry. The first meeting was attended by representatives from the Office of the Auditor General, BIPA, CA’s in Commerce and Industry and a Public Sector expert.
ICAN revived its inactive Youth Committee on 30 March 2021. The common purpose of the Youth Committee is to promote the growth of the chartered accountancy profession, promote the Chartered Accountancy as a career choice in Namibia and to drive certain projects and initiatives that impact the pipeline of the CA profession, including the promotion of the CA brand amongst the youth. The meeting was attended by representatives from Academic Accounting Societies, Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board, CA’s in commerce & industry and HR/Marketing specialist.