Danie van Jaarsveld
Danie is a Chartered Accountant and serial entrepreneur who previously held a management position at one of the Top 4 audit firms. He left in 2006 to build his skills in commerce and industry. Danie has managed various projects from green fields to operational phase in the alternative energy, hospitality, construction, professional services - including gereatric care - and manufacturing industries, giving him a broad base of knowledge and experience. Due to personal exposure to the illness of Dementia, Danie threw his weight behind the team and we are lucky to have him.
Chartered Accountant CA(SA), Registered Auditor and Senior Business Rescue Practitioner.
For the past 14 years, Neill has been a partner in Hobbs Sinclair where his skills have been utilised in building an accounting practice, specialising in tax structures. Neill is a Chartered Accountant CA(SA) and has a BComm Honours Degree in Financial Management. Neill completed his audit articles at Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC). Furthermore, he acted on the main board as a director and managing director for Rennie Grinaker Zimbabwe Limited, Kestrel Group and Elexir Technology Holdings Ltd. Four years ago Neill became a Business Rescue Practitioner and to date has taken on many successful appointments which involved hundreds of jobs being saved, as well as a return of profitability to these companies. His high-level strategic management was a key driver in their ultimate success.
James completed his Honours Degree in Accounting at Stellenbosch University.
He started his career at PwC in Stellenbosch, where he gained extensive experience in the finance of a wide range of industries, including listed companies and renewable energies. He is positive about the future of Africa and the role that South Africa has to play in it. He also believes that initiatives like Section 12J are exactly what the country needs to jump-start the struggling economy.