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Meet John, Chief Financial Officer

John joined Mergence in November 2018 in the newly created role of General Manager: Operations. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in late 2019, as well to EXCO. In September 2021 his role at Mergence was specialised into Chief Financial Officer as part of high-level changes to the Mergence executive leadership team to meet the company’s strong growth.

John is a CA and did his articles with Deloitte in Cape Town. After articles, he spent 18 months with KPMG in the Cayman Islands auditing offshore hedge funds. Shortly after his return to South Africa, he joined Riscura where he spent 18 months as a senior private equity analyst. His focus there was primarily on the valuation of private equity investments and research into market and industry conditions in African markets.

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