The Botswana Accountancy Oversight Authority was established through the Financial Reporting Act, 2010 with the principal objective of providing oversight to accounting and auditing services and to promote Standard, Quality and Credibility of providing financial and non-financial information by entities, including public interest entities. 

Strategic Framework

To improve investor confidence in Botswana, BAOA has a  strategic framework which will guide the Authority for the period 2016-2020 . We’re investing in five key areas. 


Enhanced International Confidence in Financial Reporting, Audit, and Corporate Governance through Exceptional Technical Skills and Expertise.


To Protect  Public Interest in Botswana through Oversight and Regulation by Developing, Promoting and Implementing Credible Financial Reporting.

Administration & governance

The functions and powers of the Authority are exercised and performed by the Board of Directors consisting of nine members.Meet our Board of Directors. The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the day to day management of the affairs of the Authority.Meet our senior Management team.

Lynette Armstrong
Board Chairperson
Ms Lynette Armstrong is the Acting Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Debswana Diamond Company .

Lynette Armstrong

Duncan Majinda
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Duncan Majinda is the Chief Executive Officer of BAOA.

Duncan Majinda