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Mervyn King

Mervyn Eldred King

Director of the Global Reporting Initiative


Born 22-07-1937

Mervyn King is Director of the Global Reporting Initiative in Amsterdam as well as Director of the Association of Business Administrators of South Africa. King is Director of Strate and a Director of Brait Societe Anonyme in Luxembourg. He also holds a PhD (hc) in Law.


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Current Position(s)

Professor Extraordinaire | Corporate Citizenship | University of South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa | 2006 - present

Academia, Education and Training

College of Economic and Management Sciences



Expert Adviser | Finance and Audit Committee of the Office of the Inspector General | UN Global Fund
Geneva, Switzerland



Member | Private Sector Advisory Group | World Bank on Corporate Governance

Accounting, Banking and Finance



Honorary Professor | Department of Marketing and Communication Management | University of Pretoria

Academia, Education and Training




Previous Position(s)



Senior Counsel |
1975 - 1979

Advocate |
1965 - 1975

Attorney |
1961 - 1964

Chairman and Member | Steering Committee | United Nations


Educational history

Tertiary

University of the Witwatersrand

Honorary Doctor of Laws

University of the Witwatersrand

Higher Diploma in Tax Law

Achievements

Awards

Special Award for Contribution to Better Corp Governance in SA | Investment Analysts Society of SA

Alumni Hon Award | University of the Witwatersrand

Paul Harris Fellowship Award | Rotary International

Star of the Community (Centennial Celebration) | Star Newspaper

Top 5 Businessmen | Sunday Times

Most Distinguished Law Graduate | Society of Advocates

Claude Franks Memorial Prize

Phillip Millin Prize

Other Achievements

First Vice President of the Institute of Directors

Southern Africa

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Memberships

International Advisory Board of Cartica Capital

Member

Washington

International Advisory Board of Stern Stewart of New York

Member

Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce

Fellow

United Kingdom

Certified Practising Accountants

Honorary Fellow

Australia

Institute of Internal Auditors

Honorary Fellow

UK and Ireland

Institute of Directors

Fellow

Securities Regulation Panel

Member

Alliance International Tourisme, Geneva

Honorary Vice-President

Advisory Board: Stern Stewart of USA & Milford International Association Ltd of UK

Member

ICC Court of International Commercial Arbitration

Member

Private Sector Advisory Group: World Bank on Corp Governance

Member

Institute of Estate Agents of SA

Member

Interest Group: Co Secs

Patron

Board: Athletics SA

Honorary Member

Advertising Stds Authority

President

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Johannesburg Youth Theatre Trust

Honorary President

Operation Hunger

Honorary Life President

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