Meet CFO Awards 2016 nominee Grant Karolus, CFO of Bowman Gilfillan

Grant Karolus | Chief Financial Officer | Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group

Grant Karolus - current CFO of Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group - qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002. He then started working for Investec as a Group ALCO, where his team coöperated with the Banks ALCO committee. After leaving Investec, Karolus gained quite some experience while serving in finance- and management related positions for Brait and Peregrine Holdings Limited.

In 2011, Karolus became the Chief Financial Officer of Bowman Gilgillan. For his work in this position, he has been nominated for the CFO Awards 2016.

CFO since: July 2011


2011 - present

Chief Financial Officer, Bowman Gilfillan

2008 - 2009

Senior Financial Advisor, Peregrine Holdings Limited

2004 - 2007

Group Finance Manager, Brait

2002 - 2004

Group ALCO, Investec

2000 - 2002

Treasury Accountant, International Bank of Southern Africa

CA(SA) - The Institute of Chartered of South Africa
Bachelor's Degree, Accounting and Finance - Rand Afrikaans University
Honours, Accounting and Finance - UNISA

Imperial Holdings

About the company:

Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group is a Pan-African law firm. The company provides pecialist legal services in the fields of finance banking law, corporate law and dispute resolution. With over 400 specialised lawyers, working in eight offices spread over six African counties, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group operates both domestic and cross-border.