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Lu Driescher

Associate Director, Specialist Audit and Assurance Services

Lu Driescher profile

Lu Driescher
Cell: 021 222 6202

Lu was appointed in 2020 as Associate Director with Specialist Audit and Assurance Services. She joined us from a large New Zealand government department, where she led a team of commercial assurance specialists.

Lu is originally from South Africa, where she worked as a Commercial Director in the supply and facilities management space for eight years. She also worked as a Risk Assurance Manager for KPMG and PwC New Zealand.

Her experience includes:

  • delivering internal audit and risk assurance services to public and private organisations;
  • providing contract and commercial assurance across significant contracts;
  • delivering project assurance with a specific focus on construction contracts;
  • reviewing procurement and contract management policy and practices; and
  • reviewing risk management frameworks against best practice.

Lu is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. She holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree, is a Certified Internal Auditor and Risk Assurance Professional, and holds Advanced Practitioner status in contract and commercial management from the World Commerce Commission.

Page created: 18 January 2021