D'Shorne Human


Job Title: CFO

Company: SAFCOL


D’Shorne Human was appointed CFO of the South African Forestry Company in April 2021. He is a qualified chartered accountant (SA), fellow chartered management accountant (UK) and chartered global management accountant (US).

D'Shorne was also CFO of Pearlstock Holdings and Trafigura’s Mawson West Limited. Before that he was the head of finance for Ampcontrol and the group financial manager of Total Coal South Africa. He worked at Deloitte for more than three years, BHP Billiton and ALSTOM each for three years.

He has a B.Com honours degree in accounting science from the University of Pretoria and a master’s degree from the Manchester Metropolitan University.

For his work as SAFCOL's CFO, D'Shorne was nominated for the 2023 CFO Awards.

2021 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, SAFCOL
2017 – 2021          Group Financial Director, Pearlstock Holdings
2015 – 2017          Chief Financial Officer, Mawson West Limited – Trafigura
2014 – 2015          Head of Finance, Ampcontrol
2012 – 2014          Group Financial Manager, Total Coal South Africa
2011 – 2012          Project Controller, ALSTOM
2009 – 2012          Country Treasurer, ALSTOM
2009 – 2012          Compliance Manager, ALSTOM
2008 – 2009          Finance Analyst, BHP Billiton
2006 – 2008          Senior Internal Auditor, BHP Billiton
2006 – 2006          Audit Senior, Deloitte
2003 – 2005          External Auditor, Deloitte

2019 – 2019          FCMA, CIMA
2016 – 2017          MSc, Strategic Business Management, The Manchester Metropolitan University
2010 – 2011          ACMA, CIMA
2006 – 2006          CA(SA), SAICA
2002 – 2002          BCom Honours, Accounting Sciences, University of Pretoria
1999 – 2001          BCom, Accounting Sciences, University of Pretoria

About SAFCOL: SAFCOL (South African Forestry Company SOC Limited) is the third largest state-owned forestry company in South Africa. SAFCOL’s mandate is to conduct forestry business which includes timber harvesting, timber processing and related activities, both domestically and internationally. 

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