I have a wealth of multinational finance experience with particular expertise in mergers & acquisitions, strategy development, property management, investor relations, change management and business turnaround in addition to being a skilled negotiator.
I am a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) with a Masters in Business Leadership (MBL) from the UNISA School of Business Leadership. I also hold a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Natal and a Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from UNISA.
I am an entrepreneur with 11 years experience in TMT in Africa, focused on the intersection between traditional media, mobile networks and the Web. Wide- ranging experience in product development, management, mergers &acquisitions, social entrepreneurship and tech start-ups.
I have been the Financial Director at Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages for the past 23 years. Finance wasn’t specifically my career of choice, but I ended up getting a job at an auditing firm and that was where my path started. I directly care for a team of 65 people who look after finance, admin and IT. I’ve learnt over the years that trust builds confidence, and if you show your team you trust them, it allows them to grow and become the best they can be. My mantra is to “Do the basics brilliantly. If you do that, you will get most things right”.
I am a Partner at Ernst & Young, leading Intelligent Automation within IT Advisory Services. I have over 15 years of diverse ICT experience across multiple industries, specifically on the strategic direction and the management of robotics, business intelligence and advanced analytics.
I have program managed and led the creation of multiple CoE activities within large organizations. I facilitate the selection and design for these repeatable and scalable activities, which are tailored for each unique scenario, ultimately resulting in fully implemented automated live environments
As the Chief Revenue Officer of Surtech Solutions I have had the privilege of consulting and engaging with majority of the key organizations and government entities in South Africa. This has allowed me great insight in the needs and wants of financial and audit professionals across all industries and sectors. My key areas of expertise lie in data management and intrusive data analytics. I pride myself on the work I have done and am always excited to engage with new organizations looking to gain value from our services and experiences. I have survived over 5000 hours of public speaking engagements across 4 continents and am always ready to pick up a mic and spread the word of good governance, compliance and data management
I am the Divisional Head: Bank Supervision at the Prudential Authority of the South African Reserve Bank. Prior to joining the Prudential Authority, I was Chief Financial Officer of Sasfin Holdings Limited and Sasfin Bank Limited. I have extensive experience in banking including the full ambit of financial control, risk management, capital and liquidity management. I am a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed the Advanced Management and Leadership Program at Oxford University. I completed all my studies part-time and my CA training was at Ernst and Young. I was a finalist Young CFO in the 2017 Annual CFO Awards.
I am a Regional Director in the Risk Advisory Department at RSM South Africa. I lead the Technology Risk Advisory and Internal Audit service lines and I am both a qualified CISA and CIA. I have extensive experience in the field of enterprise risk, internal audit and information systems assurance. Data privacy and security is one of the main service areas where I advise clients on navigating their related information risk and compliance requirements.
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I am a person who is able to get value for money and ensure quality governance is derived from the experience gained serving on numerous committees over the last 14 years. Chaired audit committees and served on Finance Exco committees. A committee member that reads all documentations in advance in order to ensure meaningful contribution in meetings. I am a person who is able to connect small component to establish a bigger picture therefore determine direction.
I am an experienced Financial Director with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry. I am skilled in Transfer Pricing, Cash Flow, Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, and IT Service Management. Strong finance professional with a M.Com (Tax) focused in South African & International Taxation from North-West University / Noordwes-Universiteit.
I am energetic individual with a passion for research, banking and financial & investment management. I am currently a senior lecturer at the department of accountancy of the University of Johannesburg where I lecture financial management to second and third year undergraduate students. I am also involved in supervising masters degree dissertations for the MCom (International Accountancy) qualification.
I enjoy being involved in audit quality reviews and I had the opportunity to be involved in the following ISQC 1 reviews:
•Eskom & Transnet (on behalf of SNG)
•Firm and audit reviews on behalf of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Namibia and the Zimbabwean Public Accountants and Auditors Board
•Pre-issuance reviewer for the Auditor-General
I am also privileged to be a SAICA training officer reviewer and I enjoy visiting various chartered accountancy training offices throughout South Africa.
I am a Chartered Accountant CA (SA) with 18 years post qualifying experience. I have been a Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director for the past 10 years, spending the last 9 years as a CFO on the Main Board of a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange where I was responsible for the overall accountability for Finance, Risk Management operations of the Group, and Capital raising.
I am a skilled corporate and financial executive with knowledge and experience in franchising, retail, FMCG, supply chain and manufacturing from a finance, operations, strategy and business development perspective.
My key areas of focus are:
• Full finance function
• Risk management
• Mergers and Acquisitions (M & A) – Due diligence; Valuation; Negotiation; Legal agreements; Deal implementation
I have over 22 years’ experience in the financial industry. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and completing Articles at Deloitte, I joined De Beers as a Divisional Financial Manager. I then worked at Bateman Group for five years as the Group Financial Controller. In 2010 I joined MiX Telematics, a JSE and later also NY-listed company, where I became Group CFO after seven months. I enjoyed seven years at MiX, interacting with investors and analysts. I joined EOH in January 2019 as EOH’s group financial
Some career highlights include:
Successfully listed MiX on the NYSE in August 2013.
Performed a successful capital raise of over $100m ($65m primary raise) as part of the NYSE
listing for MiX.
Nominated as a finalist in the inaugural CFO South Africa awards for 2014 for Young CFO of
Nominated as a finalist in the CFO South Africa awards for 2015 in the Young CFO of the Year
I am married and have two children. I enjoys Pilates, mountain biking and swimming.
I am a Chartered Accountant (SA) addicted to change. With 10+ years in various senior corporate roles I currently head up the team at Quick Consols. I spent many years cutting my teeth at large corporates, building and implementing finance teams and systems and completed my corporate career as CFO of a large multi national FMCG business in 2017. Disillusioned with the lack of affordably priced and easy to use financial reporting solutions in the market I decided to build Quick Consols from the ground up in 2017 which hopes to change the financial reporting landscape and offer a South African product to South African businesses.
“When faced with the decision to do something or do nothing, always do something.”
In 2000, I worked with a small ad agency that was experiencing similar challenges to the ones I had encountered in my own previous entrepreneurial endeavour. I realised they needed mentorship and offered my help. That’s how I found my passion and where Raizcorp was born. Two decades later, Raizcorp develops around 500 businesses annually on high-touch programmes and a further 3 000 with other entrepreneurial offerings. We are also expanding into the school market because I passionately believe that school leavers should be thoroughly exposed to the concepts of entrepreneurship so they have multiple career options when leaving school.
I am a Chartered Accountant and studied Business Strategy at Oxford University.I have been the CFO of Discovery Health since 2007 and have extensive experience and a successful track record with over 20 years’ experience in handling all aspects of financial management and managerial functions. I currently also work as CEO of Discovery Health Care Services division which houses Discovery’s Pharmacy, Corporate wellness and Homecare business. I do keynote speaking around the world and I have a passion for people and leadership. In 2015 I was awarded South Africa’s young (under 40) Chief Financial Officer of the year.
Director of finance for a region within a multinational company. Experience in financial management of ajoint venture with 3 different partners. Experience as integration manager bringing in a company of 500staff and over 400 projects.
I have experience spanning start-ups to listed corporates and have operated locally, regionally and globally. I was appointed Group CFO at Bowmans in October 2017 and sits on the Board of CAFSA, Sanari Capital and MMI Lending as a Non-Executive Director.
Previously I was consulting to Texton Property Fund Ltd and an Executive Director and Group CFO for Telesure Investment Holdings leading Finance, Treasury and Risk and playing a pivotal role in executing on Group strategy. Prior to that I worked at Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) as CFO for Africa and an executive member of the Africa and Global Finance Management Groups providing leadership, strategic direction, governance oversight, external stakeholder management and business partnership to 15 countries in Africa and Finance across SCB. Finance, the Africa shared service centres and corporate real estate teams fell under my remit.
I am passionate about empowering women and equipping diverse teams with the tools and skills to fulfil their potential in their careers and personal lives.
In working to fill the gap between the roles, demands, and challenges of the modern woman, my full-service consultancy, Beyond the Dress (BTD), helps individuals to build harmony into their personal and professional lives.
My focus areas include smart time and goal management, inter-personal skills, self-awareness, personal branding, brand ambassadorship, accountability, focus, and leadership – and the result is happier and more productive people.
Known for tailored and engaging corporate training sessions, conference presentations, keynote addresses, and workshops with a difference, I provide practical tools and techniques to achieve tangible, lasting change and quick results. (I don’t believe in leaving delegates with a post-training ‘sugar rush’ that lasts only a few days.)
After attending a BTD workshop or talk, delegates are better equipped to achieve work-life harmony and are more confident when walking into a room and engaging in courageous conversations. In many cases, they report having started to master their personal brands, using my tools to create the lives they want.
BTD’s practical toolkits create a culture of ownership for the individual, rooted in the mind-set that they are their own boss, responsible for their growth and the company’s.
I am the CEO of the Youth Employment Service (YES), a joint initiative
between business, labour and government.
In 2009, I completed an MBA at GIBS where I was the recipient of the Corporate Finance prize and achieved a distinction for her final dissertation on macroeconomic factors impacting mergers and acquisitions in developing markets.
Through my business school involvement, I found and headed the GIBS Inclusive Markets Programme from 2010 to 2016. I co-authored the book New Markets, New Mindsets, which examines successful business practices and strategies in developing markets.
Having occupied key roles in both the beer and soft drinks divisions of SAB, I have gained extensive experience in the beverage sector as a whole. With a strong background in finance and business support, as well an in-depth understanding of the industry, I have brought exceptional skills and insight to my role as Finance Director at CCBSA. This has proven especially valuable in the context of challenging trading conditions in the past few years where I have led several large finance projects to optimise productivity and vastly improve systems. These include the centralisation and optimisation of ABI’s finance structure as well as its credit model which have delivered greater efficiencies and improved service to the business. I am a professional who pays meticulous attention to detail as well as being a seasoned and knowledgeable analyst in my field of expertise. I am also passionate about environmental issues, both in CCBSA and in my personal capacity.