Thomas Gouws


KPMG in South Africa

Thomas specialises in Governance Risk and Compliance. He joined KPMG in 2000 after studying BCom Accounting and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and Registered Auditor. He worked in our Audit and Advisory functions and was admitted as a Partner in 2012. Thomas held Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Data & Analytics (D&A) leadership roles. Thomas acted as outsourced Chief Audit Executive for listed clients, led the refresh of the Risk-Based Strategies solution for KPMG global, and led Control Self-Assessment (CSA) for KPMG’s Internal Audit of the Future. Thomas currently oversees Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Sustainability services for KPMG in South Africa.

  • BComm (Honours) Accounting

  • CA (SA)

  • Registered Auditor (SA)

  • Key clients where Thomas led engagements include: Telkom, MTN, MultiChoice, Prosus, Safaricom, RTT, Northam Platinum etc. Thomas specialises in the Technology, Media and Telecoms sectors.