Bruce Bydawell nominated for 2021 CFO Awards

Bruce has been nominated for his work as the CFO of Alexander Forbes.

Bruce Bydawell has been nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards for the work he has done as the CFO of Alexander Forbes.

At the annual “Oscars for South African finance professionals”, which is now entering its seventh year, CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions are recognised and rewarded for their outstanding performance and leadership.

Bruce has over 25 years of experience in finance, audit, accounting, taxation, financial reporting, debt structuring and corporate finance, of which more than 16 years has been with Alexander Forbes.

Before his role as CFO, Bruce served as FD of Alexander Forbes Group Services and was responsible for the central group finance function.

Among his achievements, Bruce was part of the finance team that took the company through private equity ownership between 2007 and 2014 and its relisting on the JSE in July 2014.

Bruce completed his articles with Deloitte (South Africa) in Johannesburg and subsequently spent three years with Deloitte (United States) in numerous audit roles. He has also spent a number of years in corporates such as Presmed Healthcare and Deutsche Bank.