John has over 20 years experience as a Partner in providing transaction services to clients on both the buy and sell side of transactions. John qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989, after completing his articles with KPMG in Johannesburg. This was followed by a two year secondment to KPMG in London. He returned to South Africa in late 1991 as a Senior Manager when he worked in the firm’s Technical Accounting department. In 1993 he joined De Beers Consolidated Mines as a Treasury Manager where he worked for three years, rejoining KPMG in 1995 as a Partner. He has spent most of his professional career as a partner providing transaction services, including due diligence services, to clients. These services have covered a multitude of industries, and he has worked extensively throughout the continent in assisting clients grow their African presence.

  • Advisory
  • Banking
  • Deal Advisory
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Retail banking
  • Telecommunications
  • Bachelor of Commerce

  • Chartered Accountant (SA)

  • Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy

  • KPMG Banking School (Insead 2001)

  • Member of Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors

  • KPMG Partner Development Programme (GIBBS 2007)