SAICA top35under35 announced

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has announced the winners of its Top 35-under-35 (Top35U35) competition. They are (pictured left to right): Corporate Category – Cobus Grove; Entrepreneur category – Bronwyn Corbett; and Academia category – Francis Kwahene. Corbett was chosen as the overall winner.

  • Cobus Grove was CFO South Africa's winner of the Governance & Compliance Award 2015. Read more here.

The competition seeks to identify South Africa's top CAs under the age of 35. Hundreds of top-quality entries were received; the number whittled down to 35 finalists. Each finalist had to display a successful portfolio, but also demonstrate personal characteristics of leadership, determination, drive and courage.

Judging took place on 5 and 6 August, and the judges included, among others, radio personality John Robbie and Discovery Health CFO Brett Tromp; the latter a two-times CFO South Africa Award winner.

  • Read our article, "Meet Brett Tromp (Discovery Health), double CFO Award winner 2015", here.
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