What does the future hold for CAs(SA)?

Around the world, chartered accountants are respected and sought after for their business acumen. For as long as global economies are powered by sophisticated fiscal systems, CAs(SA) will remain an indispensable part of business due to their rigorous training. However, it is crucial for chartered accountants worldwide to stay relevant in a world increasingly driven…

Top 35-under-35 2020: Adam Kajee

CEO, ThembiSA Equity Investment (Pty) Ltd. Focusing on the ‘S’ of ESG investing in SA Crises tend to accelerate trends and in 2020, COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement have certainly propelled environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing further into the mainstream. ESG-focused assets are growing and the connection between ESG and risk is…

Top 35-under-35 2020: Arun Varughese

Corporate Finance Executive, Rand Merchant Bank Never, ever bet against progress Humans are relatively young creatures in the context of our earth and the universe. Homo sapiens has been in existence for 300 000 years, which is minuscule considering that the earth is over 4,5 billion years old. But notwithstanding our youthful existence, humans have…

Top 35-under-35 2020: Babalwa Gova

Founder and CEO, MaJali Chartered Accountants A journey of discovery Living a purpose-driven life means you set goals that you are passionate about. You seek to challenge yourself and your environment to create a life that you aspire to and to inspire others. Growing up in the Eastern Cape I have always looked to identify…

Top 35-under-35 2020: Byron du Plessis

Corporate CFO, MultiChoice Group Learning from the Boks Working in the video entertainment business offers regular exposure to historic sporting moments. Sport unites us as a nation with hard-won victories offering a euphoric sense of patriotism. We all remember Madiba proudly wearing the iconic Number 6 jersey in the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final. Recently…