Carolynn Chalmers, CBRM
BRM Institute Executive Council member
Carolynn Chalmers is a Corporate Governance advisor who specializes in the areas of IT, Information and Business Transformation. She is a Director of Candor Governance (Pty) Ltd through which she provides governance advisory services.
Carolynn volunteers her time to the Institute of Information Technology Professionals of South African (IITPSA), being a member of the Board and Western Cape Chapter, and Chairman of their Social and Ethics Committee. She is Convenor for the South African Bureau of Standards Working Group on the Guidance for the Governance of Organizations, and for the Communication and Engagement Advisory Group of International Standards Organization Technical Committee for the Governance of Organizations (ISO TC309).
Carolynn is a facilitator of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa and is often called on to present for other national institutes and associations. She has extensive management and governance experience and has held various CIO, CTO, Board and Board Committee and Executive roles for international, listed and private organizations, spanning many industries.
Carolynn leads large multi-disciplinary teams, ensuring all organizational aspects are engaged and is best known for her successes in leading strategic organisational change/transformation initiatives. She attributes this success to the application of good governance principles; effective engagement of the governing body; alignment with and consideration for mandates and priorities; and a foundation of significant technical competence.