Awards and Competitions
Chairman's Awards

Chairman's Awards


Established by the current SAICA Chairman, this award recognizes members who make exceptional contributions in various areas, including business leadership, social responsibility, and transformation.

These Awards aim to acknowledge chartered accountants who are leading by example, driving positive change, and inspiring others within the profession and beyond.


  • Business Trailblazer Award: Drives significant business growth and success while adhering to ethical standards.
  • Social Impact Leader Award: Leads initiatives with a measurable positive impact on society.
  • Wellness Advocate Award: Actively promotes and supports mental health awareness and related areas within their business and/or community.
  • Global Citizen Award: Contributes to the advancement of the accounting profession on a global scale.
  • Education Champion Award: Makes or has made a significant contribution to accounting education and development.
  • Tech-Savvy Leader Award: Champions the adoption of technology to improve accounting practices and service delivery.
  • Entrepreneur Award: Built a successful and impactful entrepreneurial venture while upholding ethical standards.
  • SDG Champion Award: Demonstrates exceptional leadership and commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their work.
  • SAICA Brand Ambassador Award: Actively promotes SAICA and its designations through branding, marketing and communication efforts, thought leadership or public engagement and/or has contributed to SAICA's development and advocacy efforts.
  • Legacy Lifetime Award: Recognizing exceptional career and lifelong contribution to the accounting profession and SAICA.

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