Des (CA, LLB) is both a Chartered Accountant and Advocate. He was a founder of African Alliance – a pan-African investment bank and has 20+ years deal-making experience across the investment spectrum, most of it outside of South Africa.
More recently, Des was COO/CFO of 4 Africa Exchange – a newly licensed South African exchange, where Des was responsible for the exchange being awarded its license and its first listing.
Des is a Key Individual in terms of FAIS/FSB requirements.
Des is a registered Arbitrator, and is also highly active in the Scouts movement.