Lisa Erasmus, Senior Manager - BDO Financial Services

Lisa Erasmus

Senior Manager - BDO Financial Services

BDO Cape Town






Lisa is a Senior Manager at BDO South Africa. She has 9 years’ experience in the IT profession focused predominantly in the financial services sector, both in Audit and Advisory. She started her career at a big 4 audit firm in South Africa, spending 7 years of her career and conducting assignments in both South Africa and Australia. She then spent a year of her career at a financial institution within South Africa, where she also conducted an assignment in Wales, after which she joined BDO.

Amongst her focus areas are IT Risk consulting, IT assurance and Data Analytics. Her detailed experience includes:

  • General IT control reviews
  • Application control reviews
  • IT risk and control assessments
  • IT Governance
  • IT Attestation reviews (ISAE 3402s)
  • SOX Compliance
  • Business process mapping
  • Project assurance
  • Data migrations.

She has experience working on major banking, insurance and asset management clients as well as at a financial institution. Her major clients in South Africa included Old Mutual Life Assurance Company, Old Mutual Investment Administrators, Capitec Bank, Retail Credit Solutions (RCS), Sanlam, FutureGrowth Asset Management and Prescient Investment Management.


  • BA Information Systems (Honours)
  • CISA Certified
  • CRISC Certified
  • COBIT Certified


Lisa is a member of ISACA.