Graduated at the University of Pretoria having completed Bcom (Hons) with Specialization in Accounting Sciences in November 2010. Successfully passed the SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) Qualifying Exam in January 2011 as well as the IRBA (Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors) Public Practice Examination in November 2012.
Completed articles at KPMG Pretoria, South Africa and qualified as Chartered Accountant - CA(SA) - and Registered Public Accountant - RA -* at December 2013.
Pursued other interests by attempting a CIMA qualification where attained the final strategic level in November 2014.
Spent 3 years as a manager in audit servicing a variety of industries from public sector to private sector to JSE listed entities before moving into Business Development. I still maintain a minimal footprint in audit service delivery but primarily focus on business development (which includes client relationships, global product solutioning, strategic account management, strategic planning, budgeting, global initiative roll out and developing organisation culture) for global accounts as well as family businesses and SMEs.
*All requirements met, subject to official registration with IRBA.