Johan matriculated from Paul Roos Gymnasium in 1983. After his national service he went to Stellenbosch University and graduated with a BAcc (1988), B Acc Hons (1989) and B Comm (Hons) Tax (1993). He did his articles at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1993.
After his learnership, he remained at Coopers & Lybrand for another year in order to obtain further experience in the tax department. He joined the practice of Mr Eric Olivier in 1994 where he was appointed as partner in 1995.
Johan is married to Esta and has three sons.
Gert matriculated from Worcester Gymnasium in 1995. In 1996 he began his learnership with Olivier, Claassen & Jacobs and obtained the degrees B Compt (1998) and B Compt Hons (1999) part time through Unisa. He qualified in 2001 as a chartered accountant.
After his learnership, he remained at the firm as audit manager after which he accepted a position as financial manager at a wine estate in 2001. In 2002 and 2003 he worked in London as an accountant and returned to the same wine estate as financial manager and later as general manager. He obtained his MBA degree (University of Stellenbosch Business School) in 2007 and re-joined Jacobs and Partners in 2011 as a director.
Gert is married to Danita and has two children.
AUDIT & MANAGEMENT
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