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Associate Professor Peter John Maurice Bourne

Current position:  Associate Professor, Head of Auditing

Institution:  University of Cape Town

Professional life


  • Control of Financial Information Systems

  • Auditing

  • Corporate Governance

Career path

  • Present — Associate Professor — Head of Auditing at the University of Cape Town

  • Prior to joining the Department, he had been in the Accounting profession for 20 years, 13 of these as an audit partner.

  • His final 8 years in the profession were spent as a partner in KPMG, and during this period he had 4 year's part-time teaching experience at the University of Port Elizabeth.




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Published articles

  • 1 Prize Winning Peer Reviewed article

  • 2 articles in professional magazines

Conference papers

Conference paper on Audit Reporting

Published books

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Personal life

Family life

  • 2 daughters aged 26 and 28

  • 4 cats and 2 dogs

Personal interests

  • Reading

  • Hiking

  • Has a small holding on which he grows vegetables

  • Strategy games

  • Works too much but does Gym and Pilates to reduce stress levels