Lucia Hlongwane appointed as EY Africa Tax Leader

01 March 2016 EY Africa
Lucia Hlongwane

Lucia Hlongwane

EY Africa is pleased to welcome Lucia Hlongwane as the EY Africa Tax leader. She is a well-regarded tax professional and has emerged as a new generation thought leader within the tax community.

With over 15 years of experience, Lucia has a solid background of leading teams of cross-country experts across the continent.

Sugan Palanee, EY Africa Market leader says: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Lucia to the EY family. She joins us with a wealth of experience and is highly respected for her technical abilities, client focus and insights. As a result of EY’s ongoing investment into attracting the right talent, I am delighted that we have attracted someone with Lucia’s experience.”

Commenting on her role, Lucia said, “I am excited to be part of such a dynamic organisation. At a time where there are significant changes to tax landscape, both locally and internationally, I look forward to working with and engaging our people, clients and industry stakeholders.”

In addition, Lucia is joint president of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals and is a Tax Committee Member of Business Unity South Africa.

Lucia will operate from the EY Africa head office in Sandton.

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