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About Matthew

Accomplished Financial Executive offers more than 25 years success in designing and implementing new financial systems and controls.

Board experienced across several industry sectors and able to be that financial voice on behalf of key stakeholders when a business lacks a board level finance expert.

Demonstrates expertise in analysing and interpreting crucial financial data as to reach the best Business outcomes that directly impact an Organisation’s success.

Solutions-orientated Finance Head and Facilitator who utilises oversight in Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Hedging and Compliance with applicable legislation and best practice.

Leverages a hands-on leadership style that effectively demonstrates direction and commits people to action, encourages positive change, and empowers teams toward achievement of Company objectives.

Skilled in coaching and mentoring CEOs and CFOs and finance teams and taking them on a journey to successfully progress in their position.

I am team player and I have a strong EQ and capable of building strong, authentic and long-lasting relationships with peers, the finance team and those I report into, including the board members and shareholders.

Matthew's Career History

The CFO Centre

Regional Director

September 2017 - Ongoing

The CFO Centre is the world's number 1 provider of Chief Financial Officer Services to medium and larger businesses. Founded in 2001 in the UK, our Firm is the most respected provider of CFO Services in South Africa and globally.

Our local Team of 75 CFOs brings deep experience and acumen to any business, spanning most industries and specialisms. Our Part-Time CFO Service is aimed at businesses that may not want or need a full time CFO, however, do need high-level, strategic and commercial expertise to support decision making, scale-up and building enterprise value.

For larger corporations we provide Chief Financial Officer and Finance Manager contract and consulting solutions and permanent placements.

Discover our cost effective, professional, flexible CFO Solutions at www.cfocentre.com/za

We define and deliver the Numbers that really matter!

Phakamani Foundation NPC

Non-Executive Chair Person

January 2010 - Ongoing

Halls South Africa

Group Chief Financial Officer

November 2014 - September 2017

Halls South Africa

Finance Director

January 2008 - October 2014


Annamarie van der Merwe


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