Crystal Abdoll

Crystal Abdoll

Vice Chairperson

Committee Memberships 

  • Audit and Risk Committee (Chairperson)


  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountants– CA(SA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma: Certified Internal Auditing, Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Certificate in the Theory of Accounting, Unisa
  • Compt Hons, Unisa
  • B. Com, UWC

Year Appointed


Other Directorships/Trusteeships

  • Scouts South Africa
  • Abdoll Family Trust

 Skills, Expertise and Experience

Crystal Abdoll is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in the private and public sectors, and is committed to developing young professionals while simultaneously fostering and encouraging ethical practices and high performance.

Crystal previously worked as the Group Executive: Shared Services (designated CFO) for the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and as the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) at PetroSA (SOC) Ltd where she established and managed a vibrant and robust Internal Audit department. 

Crystal assisted various Non-Profit Organisations whilst serving as a non-executive director and specialist audit committee member at various organisations. Her experience and expertise cut across areas of corporate governance, risk and compliance management, financial management and reporting, accounting, internal and external auditing, performance management and supply chain management.