Louraine Rossouw: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Louraine has been the CFO of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development since 2013.

Louraine has been nominated for the 2020 CFO Awards.

Louraine is a qualified chartered accountant with over 20 years’ experience at executive management level aligning strategy, finance, ICT and other resources. She joined the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in 2013 and served as its COO from 2015 to 2016. She is currently the department’s CFO. She has previously served as the CFO and COO of Christel House SA and the Free State Department of Education respectively. She has also served as a director of the School for Entrepreneurship and Business Development at the Central University of Technology in the Free State, as well as the head of its accounting department. Her career started off as an auditing manager at PwC. She has a B.Compt honours degree in auditing and accounting from the University of the Free State.

Work
2013 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
2015 – 2016        Chief Operator Officer, Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
2009 – 2013        Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Christel House SA
2001 – 2005        Chief Financial Officer, Free State Department of Education
1999 – 2001        Director of the School for Entrepreneurship and Business Development, CUT
1994 – 1999        Head of the Accounting Department, Central University of Technology
1992 – 1994        Auditing Manager, PwC

Education
1985 – 1989        B.Compt Honours, Auditing and Accounting, University of the Free State

About the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development: The aim of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development is to uphold and protect the Constitution and the rule of law; and to render accessible, fair, speedy and cost-effective administration of justice, in the interests of a safer and more secure South Africa.