Group COO Asia Pacific and CEO South Africa
Rowan De Klerk is a strategic, commercial, business professional, with 25 years experience, working with both, large corporations and small, medium enterprises.
Prior to bringing the FD Centre concept and brand to South Africa, Rowan was founder and then partner in a management consultancy practice, for 8 years, focusing on business and financial strategy solutions for a broad range of clients. Since completing articles at KPMG, Rowan has gained more than 12 years’ experience as a serial Finance Director and Managing Director with diverse leadership and board exposure.
Rowan’s knowledge spans: financial & business strategy; sales & marketing; operations; systems design & implementation; management & board reporting; coaching & mentoring; investment appraisal; M & A activity & exit planning. Rowan obtained his Bcompt and Bcompt Honours Degrees from The University of South Africa. He is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (C I M A) U K.
Rowan’s sector expertise includes: information communication technology; professional services; property development; call centre; recruitment; hospitality; fresh produce; manufacture; banking, financial services and non profit.