Cullinan Holdings: David Standage

David Standage has been the Group Financial Director of Cullinan Holdings since 18 March 2009.

David Standage has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and   he is a qualified CA (SA). He worked as an Auditor at PKF. David joined the Thompsons group in 1998 as Financial Manager and then Chief Financial Officer of the Africa (Inbound) division. He managed the Thompsons Touring and Safaris division for two years from 2006 to 2008 before being 

2009 – Present    Group Financial Director, Cullinan Holdings Ltd
2006 – 2008         Manager, Thompsons – Touring and Safaris 
1997 – 2007         Chief Financial Officer, Thompsons Africa – Inbound Tour                                            Operator
1989 – 1997         Auditor, PKF

1993 – 1993         CA(SA), SAICA
1991 – 1992         B.Com, Hons, Accounting, UNISA
1986 – 1989         B.Com, University of KZN
1980 – 1984         Matric, Prince Edward School, Zimbabwe

About Cullinan Holdings Ltd: Cullinan Holdings was established in 1901 as the famous diamond mining company which discovered the world’s largest ever rough diamond. The company is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange under the Tourism and Leisure sector. The Group has evolved rapidly, from a Group almost exclusively focusing on Tourism to the current business which operates in three major segments. These are Travel and Tourism, still the dominant segment, Marine and Boating, and recently Financial Services.

Cullinan Holdings reported a revenue of R1.014 billion in 2017 with 1 279 employees.