Carla Clamp

Director, Business Services and Advisory

BDO Johannesburg

+28 (0) 82 570 0379

+27 (0) 10 590 7510




Carla is a Director within the Advisory Services division at BDO in Johannesburg.

Carla's industry experience includes public sector as well as larger private sector clients. She has over 20 years’ experience in corporate governance, risk management, sustainability, integrated reporting consulting, board assessments, internal audit quality assurance reviews and provision of internal audit services on a co-sourced and outsourced basis.

Carla headed up the Internal Audit Department for a large listed company in the construction sector. Prior to and post this Carla worked at Deloitte for over 15 years. She was appointed as a Director at Grant Thornton on 1 June 2015. Grant Thornton Johannesburg merged with BDO South Africa on 1 December 2018. Carla was responsible for leading the governance service line in Deloitte and is responsible for driving the governance, risk management and sustainability service offerings in her current position at BDO.

Carla has written articles and presented on corporate governance, risk management and sustainability topics in many forums and to many clients. She has been part of global governance forums in her current and previous positions and contributed the South African perspective to global governance publications.

Carla's sector experience includes, financial services, mining, construction, manufacturing and public sector.


  • BA (Clinical Psychology & Sociology),
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA),
  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)


Carla is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors SA and the Institute of Directors SA and speaks both Afrikaans and English.