B.Acc, B.Acc (Hons), CA (SA), Entrepreneur, Young Global Leader (WEF), Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow, Dangote Fellow
Ally is Chartered Accountant by profession. She was admitted to the KPMG Partnership in Namibia (part of the Southern African cluster) as an Assurance Partner on 1 September 2006 and retired from the KPMG Partnership in early 2013, to form the Leap Group in Namibia, which she heads as Group Managing Director.
Ally serves as non-executive director for the Bank of Namibia (The Reserve and Central Bank of Namibia), Oryx Properties Limited (a NSX primary listed company), Pupkewitz Holdings (Pty) Ltd and until recently served as Chairman for Namibia Post and Telecom Holdings Limited.
Ally served as a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Namibia (ICAN) and as a Board member of the National Qualifications Authority appointed by the Minister of Education, Rio Tinto’s Rossing Uranium Limited Mine in Namibia, Old Mutual Life Assurance Company of Namibia, as Vice Chairperson for Namibia’s National Petroleum Company – Namcor and is Chairman of Namcor Trading.
During 2015, on the 17th March 2015, Ally was announced as Young Global Leader by the World Economic forum. Ally is the Founding Curator for the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Windhoek Hub as well as an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow and a Dangote Fellow.
In addition to running the Leap Group, during May 2013, Ally was appointed by the Minister of Finance as an Financial Reporting Expert to oversee the reform of financial reporting under the department of State Accounts (Treasury) at the Ministry of Finance. Ally led the project for 4 years.