Philip Lombard

Philip Lombard

Chief Executive Officer

Real Estate & Construction

Corporate Finance | Backoffice Outsourcing Solution | Risk Advisory Services

Executive summary


Philip, the Chief Executive Officer of BDO in Botswana has a career spanning over 33 years and is currently at the helm of our dynamic team. With a strategic mindset, he drives the organization forward, ensuring that BDO Botswana not only meets but exceeds corporate objectives. As a seasoned leader, Philip oversees every facet of our operations, from shaping and executing corporate strategy to instilling a culture of high performance. Leading the executive team, he meticulously allocates resources and maintains a sharp focus on achieving financial and operational goals.

Philip is committed to fostering connections with stakeholders, customers, and partners, he propels innovation, profitability, and sustainable growth at BDO in Botswana. His responsibilities extend to maintaining quality assurance across consultancy projects, covering areas such as Outsourced Accounting, Internal Audit, Risk Advisory, Business process reviews, HR Consultancy, and ICT Consultancy. Philip has diverse experience across various industries, having worked on diverse assignments in banking, oil, insurance, agriculture, finance, and mining. 

Key expertise

  • Accounting and Outsourcing Projects
  • Internal Controls
  • Business Continuity Framework formulation and reviews
  • Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Corporate and IT governance
  • Business process reviews
  • Property valuations
  • Various Accounting systems including Pastel, Xero and Quickbooks
  • Asset Management
  • Advisory Consulting


  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountants - CA
  • Member of the Botswana Institute of Chartered - FCPA
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting
  • Higher Diploma in Financial Markets
  • Theoretical studies in property valuations


  • Languages – English and Afrikaans