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Jo-Anne Mitchell-Marais

Financial Advisory

Africa Restructuring Services Leader

Jo-Anne Mitchell-Marais

Jo-Anne is the Africa Restructuring Services leader and a well-recognised subject matter expert in the industry. Frequently speaking at local and Africa-related conferences, Jo-Anne is able to demonstrate her excellent technical competence. Most recently, Jo-Anne was selected to assist the World Bank at the Insol Judicial Insolvency training in Zambia last year, providing practical insight in the implementation of new corporate rescue legislation. Having recently re-entered the advisory domain at Deloitte and armed with 19 years Financial Services industry experience, Jo-Anne brings significant lender-side perspective to the service offering having led teams in a leading local South African bank, as well as a global alternative credit finance fund for the past seven years.

A UK chartered accountant by qualification and serving as a board member of the Turnaround Management Association of Southern Africa (TMA-SA) and a member of the South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association, Jo-Anne is passionate about creating sustainable value for her clients - ensuring that what is usually a stressful and pressured situation is managed in an assured, calm manner with specialised expertise. 

Jo-Anne is currently completing her Global Insolvency Practice Course which is a master’s equivalent in cross-border insolvency law and practice.

Jo-Anne Mitchell-Marais