Risk Advisory Africa
Senior Manager: Governance, Regulatory & Risk
I am a Senior Manager at Deloitte in South Africa forming part of the Governance, Risk and Regulatory legal team. I have 14 years corporate legal advisory experience and proven legal advisory skills. Given my experience, I am able to convey ideas, provide input and be a high-level contributor to an organisation. I have Masters of Law degree from the University of the Witwatersrand wherein I focused on competition and antitrust law, consumer protection law and financial regulation. I also completed a semester at Harvard University as part of my LLM.
I possess a unique skill set, including corporate and commercial law experience, insurance law litigation and principles, experience and knowledge of managing building contracts, payments law and regulations,interpretation and application of legislation, intellectual property knowledge and experience, competition law, drafting of all manner of commercial contracts, litigation in the High Court and Constitutional Court, corporate training, corporate finance and mergers and acquisition transactions.
In addition to my legal skill set, I have management experience, having led two legal teams within First National Bank, a division of First Rand Bank Limited. I was also the competition law subject matter expert for First National Bank and Payments Legal Counsel.
I have interacted at board level and been an active member of a number of Executive Committees during my career and sat on the legal and risk committees of industry bodies, such as the South African Association of Consulting Engineers, the Payments Association of South Africa and the Banking Association of South Africa.
I have written and had articles published on issues pertaining to intellectual property, risk management, and appropriate insurance principles.