V&A Waterfront: Narriman Taliep

Narriman Taliep has been the Finance Director of the V&A Waterfront since June 2011.

Interview: Narriman Taliep shares her views.

Narriman Taliep is the first female Finance Director of the V&A Waterfront. She was appointed to the position in June 2011. Her 20 years of corporate experience ranges from real estate, financial services, information technology, human resources to internal audit, tax structuring and driving BEEE corporate social responsibility and good corporate governance. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and a registered auditor. She is also a member of the South African Property Association and South African Institute of Chartered Accounts.  She has a B.Compt from UNISA.

Work
2011 – Present    Finance Executive, V&A Waterfront 
2005 – Present    Lead Partner, N Taliep & Associates
2003 – 2011         Corporate Finance Manager, V&A Waterfront
1998 – 2003         Audit Supervisor, EY

Education
                                CA (SA), SAICA
1997 – 2001         B.Compt Honours, Accounts, Audit and Taxation, UNISA
1989 – 1993         Matric, Livingstone High School

About V&A Waterfront: The V&A Waterfront is one of Africa’s most visited destinations with 24 million visitors annually. It is situated in the oldest working harbour in the southern hemisphere, with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop and extensive views of the ocean, city bowl and mountain peaks. The V&A Waterfront comprises of residential and commercial property, hotels, retail, dining, leisure and entertainment facilities for both local and international visitors, along with heritage sites and tourism landmarks. 

It also plays a vital role in the South African economy. Every day 21 000 people work at V&A Waterfront, 1 500 people live there and up to 180 000 visitors go every day in peak season.