Bowmans: Jo-Ann Pohl

Jo-Ann Pohl has been the Group Chief Financial Officer of Bowmans since November 2017.

Jo-Ann Pohl was appointed Group CFO of Bowmans in November 2017. Jo previously worked as Finance Executive for Standard Chartered Bank Africa and insurance group Telesure. She is also the chairperson for Africa at Hansal International. She is a CA (SA) having complete her articles with KPMG. She has worked in various positions at Barclays Africa and Middle East before taking up a CFO appointment at UBank. She has a B.Com Honours from Rhodes University and Post-Grad Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Wales.

Work    
2017 – Present    Group Chief Financial Officer, Bowmans
2017 – Present    Chairperson, Africa, Hansal International 
2017 – Present    Consultant, Texton Property Fund Ltd 
2015 – 2017         Chief Financial Officer, Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd
2012 – 2015         Chief Financial Officer, Standard Chartered Bank, Africa
2007 – 2012         Chief Financial Officer, Ubank
2005 – 2007         Head of Finance, Barclays Africa and Middle East
2005 – 2005         Financial Controller, Barclays Africa and Middle East
2003 – 2005         Performance Consultant, Barclays Africa and Middle East
1999 – 2002         National Training Manager, KPMG
1999 – 2001         Article Clerk, KPMG

Education
2014 – 2014         Executive Development, Leading Across Boundaries,                                                    University of Oxford – Said Business School
2008 – 2010         Post Grad. Dip. In Business Administration, University of Wales 
1999 – 2000         CA(SA), SAICA
1995 – 1998         B.Com Honours, Accounting, Rhodes University

About Bowmans: Bowmans is a leading Pan-African law firm. Their track record of providing specialist legal services, both domestic and cross-border, in the fields of corporate law, banking and finance law and dispute resolution, spans over a century.