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MAZARS’ CO-CEO ANOOP NINAN

In September 2018, accounting and advisory firm Mazars South Africa elected to split its Chief Executive Officer position into two, to be jointly occupied by Michelle Olckers and Anoop Ninan. The selection was made collectively by all the partners at the firm, after candidates for the job indicated their vision for Mazars going forth. A

T-SYSTEMS M.D. DINEO MOLEFE

T-Systems South Africa has a proud 22-year history in South Africa, having first invested in the country in 1997. As a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, T-Systems South Africa is a global ICT services firm which has delivered innovative solutions for South Africa’s leading public and private sector enterprises. With its head office located in Midrand,

BOWMANS’ LUSANDA RAPHULU

BOWMANS exists to help its clients overcome legal complexities and unlock opportunities in Africa. Bowmans’ track record of providing specialist legal services, both domestic and cross-border, in the fields of corporate law, banking and finance law and dispute resolution spans over a century. With 7 offices in 5 African countries and over 400 specialised lawyers,

PKF’S CHARLES MAZHINDU

PKF OCTAGON offers a range of services and solutions that are backed by experience, expertise and sound business judgement. PKF Octagon understands that clients need advisors who take the time to truly grasp the business challenges to provide customized solutions that are backed by local knowledge and global resources. PKF Octagon is a member of

PKF SOUTH AFRICA’S THEO VERMAAK

PKF South Africa Inc. is a family of legally independent firms in South Africa. PKF South Africa is a member firm of PKF International, a global network of legally independent firms bound together by shared commitment to quality, integrity and the creation of clarity in a complex regulatory environment.   SAprofessionals.com spoke to National Chairperson

ADAMS & ADAMS PARTNER LITA MITI-QAMATA

  ADAMS & ADAMS is an internationally recognised and leading African law firm that specialises in providing intellectual property and commercial services. With primary office locations in South Africa and branches and associate offices in a number of African countries, the firm’s leadership position is reflected in the groundbreaking work they do, the valuable client

Established 24 years ago, NGUBANE & Co. Chartered Accountants is an accounting and auditing firm. Its service offerings have since grown to include financial advisory, forensic investigations, business and IT consulting. SAprofessionals.com spoke to Ngubane’s Head of Assurance and Executive Director Nomathamsanqa Ashom about her personal, professional and entrepreneurial journey thus far. Nomathamsanqa feels Ngubane

SPEAR REIT’S CHRISTIAAN BARNARD

SPEAR REIT LIMITED was listed as a Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) on the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on 11 November 2016. The main business is investing in high-quality income-generating real estate across all sectors predominantly in the Cape Town region. The company’s property and asset management functions are internally and directly

SQWIDNET’S CEO PHATHIZWE MALINGA

The SqwidNet network offers low-cost access to IoT solutions and operators in South Africa, creating opportunities for businesses, small and large to create innovative solutions. SqwidNet is a wholly owned subsidiary of DFA, the premier open-access fibre connectivity provider. The SqwidNet network aims to give nationwide coverage for the Internet of Things allowing millions of

DLA PIPER’S JOHANNES GOUWS

DLA PIPER is an international law firm that is active in more than 40 countries across the world. DLA Piper South Africa was established on 1 June 2016 as a completely greenfields project. The business is small but a growing legal practice locally.   SAprofessionals.com spoke to Director and Country Managing Partner, Johannes Gouws, about

BOSCH CAPITAL’S RAJIV PALADH

BOSCH CAPITAL is a subsidiary of BOSCH HOLDINGS, the South African-based holding company known for its multi-disciplinary consulting engineering expertise with over 55 years of experience in the consulting engineering environment. Bosch Capital was established in 2014 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Bosch Holdings. Today the company has staff in both Durban and Johannesburg.

WEBBER WENTZEL is one of South Africa’s leading law firms providing clients with innovative solutions to their most complex legal issues. SAprofessionals.com spoke to Senior Partner at Webber Wentzel Christo Els about his personal and professional journey thus far. Tell us about your early life, your training, and professional development to your role today I

EY’S ZININGI KHOZA

EY is a multi-disciplinary global leader in professional services, delivering exceptional client services across four service lines: Assurance, Tax, Advisory and Transaction Advisory Services. SAprofessionals.com spoke to Deputy Market Segment Leader Ziningi Khoza about her personal and professional journey thus far. Tell us about your early life, professional development, and your role today I was

Vianca Pretorius is a Partner within the Audit division at BDO Johannesburg. Her career took off in 2010 when she was appointed as a national training manager of a large Auditing Firm, and by 2013 she had been appointed to the partnership. Vianca holds two Masters degrees, one in International Financial Reporting Standards from the University

OLD MUTUAL is South Africa’s leading financial solutions company, backed by over 170 years of wisdom, bringing personal financial plans to suit budgets and financial goals of consumers. Old Mutual offers investment products, life and disability cover, funeral plans, short-term insurance, financial advice and loans. Old Mutual also offers business-to-business solutions, such as asset management

HOGAN LOVELLS’ ANDREW SKIPPER

Having headed up the firm’s global corporate practice for over 10 years, Andrew now leads Hogan Lovells Africa Practice, overseeing one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial groups within the firm.  With his roots in commercial law, Andrew has and continues to act for a wide range of businesses, from sports to consumer, agribusiness and

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