|Area of expertise:||Forensic Services|
Anti-Money Laundering Consulting
|Qualifications:||B.Comm (South Africa)|
|Gerrit started his career at PwC in January 1998 after serving in the South African Police Service for eleven years, the last five years within the Investigating Directorate: Serious Economic Offences and the former five within the Commercial Crime Unit. He relocated to Namibia in January 2004 in order to expand the Risk Advisory Services capacity of PwC in Namibia.
Gerrit has a wide range of experience in the investigation and prosecution of all forms of fraud, theft of company funds and various statutory offences relating to inter alia Bank Act, Trademark Act, Companies Act, Insolvency Act and Exchange Control Regulations.
Gerrit assisted prosecutors in preparing cases for trial and disciplinary hearing purposes and has delivered testimony during a number of criminal trials and disciplinary hearings.
In terms of Forensic Investigations, his experience includes theft of trust monies, Investor fraud at a large property development company, misrepresentations to time-share holders and contravention of the Time-Share Control Act, corruption relating to the awarding of a tender by the Provincial Administration, corruption relating to the contravention of the Customs and Excise Regulations, fraud and theft investigations involving employees of various private sector companies and factual findings investigations into specific transactions.
In terms of dispute analysis and litigation support, Gerrit has assisted a number of clients in preparing reports for civil litigation matters.