Adrian MaCartney holds a B.Com degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and a BCompt Honours from the University of South Africa. He boasts over 20 years of assurance, transactions and advisory experience. After completing his degree he joined the Johannesburg-based office of EY in 1992, after which he spent two years with advisory and tax services firm PwC in New Zealand before returning to EY in 2001 where he worked until his appointment as CFO of the Aveng Group in September 2014.
2014 – Present Group Finance Director and CFO, Aveng Group
2001 – 2014 Partner, EY
1997 – 1998 Senior Manager, PwC, New Zealand
1992 – 1996 EY
1994 – 1995 BCompt (Hons) Accounting, University of South Africa
1986 – 1989 B.Com, Accounting, University of Witwatersrand
About Aveng: For more than 125 years, Aveng has evolved in character, capacity and reach, and continues to make its mark across the globe. Its origins lie in modest construction projects but Aveng, a leader in infrastructure, now boasts expertise in steel, engineering, manufacturing, mining, concessions, public infrastructure and water treatment. Aveng operates in a diverse range of sectoral and geographic markets. The company’s primary geographic markets are southern Africa and Australia and it leverages its presence in these markets to pursue growth opportunities in East Africa, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
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