Johan Smith

Partner: Digital Consulting

KPMG in South Africa

Johan leads KPMG's Consulting practice. He has been with KPMG for 33 years, initially joining KPMG in 1991 to serve his external audit training contract and progressing to partner in 1999. Johan remained in audit until 2012 when he joined the Consulting practice as a partner. Initially, he built a supply chain team and was later appointed in 2018 to lead the consulting practice. The consulting team consists of professionals specializing in helping clients transform their business functions and prepare for newer, cloud-based technologies. They support clients through their change journey and provide a managed services perspective. Johan is responsible for certain transformation solutions across Africa.


  • Data and Analytics
  • Finance operations and governance
  • Financial Management
  • Function analytics
  • Operations analytics
  • B.Comm Accounting

  • B.Comm (Hon) Accounting

  • CTA

  • C.A. (S.A.)


  • IRBA

  • Telecoms

  • Public Sector

  • Finance

  • Operations

  • Cost optimisation