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Mariana Carroll, PhD Candidate


  • BCom: Informatics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • BCom (Hons): Informatics, University of Pretoria, South Africa [Cum Laude]
  • Msc: Information Systems, UNISA, South Africa
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), ISACA, International
  • Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITIL), International

Career Progression

  • Phd Studentship, Meraka Institute, CSIR, South Africa (Current)
  • IT Audit Manager, Deloitte & Touche, South Africa
  • Snr Consultant (IT Auditor), Deloitte & Touche, Ireland (April 2007 – March 2008)
  • Snr IT Consultant (IT Auditor), Deloitte & Touche, South Africa (Nov 2004 – March 2007)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Informatics Department, University of Pretoria (Jan 2004 – Nov 2004)


  • Mariana Carroll, Paula Kotzé, Alta van der Merwe. 2011. Secure Virtualization: Benefits, Risks and Controls. In: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, edited by Frank Leymann, Ivan Ivanov, Marten van Sinderen and Boris Shishkov, SciTePress, ISBN: 978-989-8425-52-2,  p. 15 – 23.

  • Carroll, M; Kotze, P; Van der Merwe, A: 2010. Going Virtual: Popular Trend or Real Prospect for Enterprise Information Systems. To appear in: Proceedings of The 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2010). INSTICC.
  • Carroll, M., Van der Merwe, A. and Lubbe S. 2009.  An Information Systems Auditor’s Profile. Alternation 16,1 (2009), p. 318– 355, ISSN 1023-1757
  • Mariana Carroll, Alta van der Merwe: An information systems auditor's profile. ICEIS (1) 2007: 390-397

Conference Presentations

  • An information systems auditor's profile. ICEIS 2007


  • Deloitte Maestro Award (2006)
  • Academic Honorary Colours (University of Pretoria – 2004)


  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association)

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