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Ashley Truscott, Head of Marketing


Ashley has 29 years’ experience in public relations and marketing and currently manages the national marketing function for BDO in South Africa. She chairs BDO’s Game Changer Forum to help drive innovation within the firm, and is a member of the Johannesburg office Evolution Committee, which manages CSI initiatives.

She started her career with BDO in 2006 as National Marketing Manager. Between 2010 and 2014, she ventured into entrepreneurship, running her own business advising SMEs on marketing strategy. She re-joined BDO in 2014 as National Head of Marketing.

Ashley has lived in Rwanda where she worked as Communications Officer for UNICEF, and also completed a short stint for UNICEF in South Africa thereafter.

She has completed a leadership development course at GIBS and a Diploma in Financial Management.


  • BA (Hons) English and Communications