Mark McGowan


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Mark McGowan graduated with a B.Compt Hons in accounting and related services from the University of South Africa in 1994. He started his career with Riemer and Waterston in 1992, where he served his articles and subsequently became an audit partner. He was appointed as a director and training officer of the successor firm, RW Irish - Alliott Incorporated in 2000. It was during this time that his association with Metrofile began, as the audit partner of the Metrofile Group’s operating subsidiaries and through undertaking various projects on behalf of the Group. In 2005 he was appointed to the Europe, Middle East and Africa Advisory Committee of the Alliott Group, a worldwide association of independent accounting, legal and consulting firms. During his tenure with Alliott Group, he held the position of Chairman of both the Quality Review Committee and the Membership Advisory Committee for the region. He has a wide range of industry expertise in various corporate, accounting and financial disciplines. He was appointed CFO of Metrofile Holdings Limited in August 2014 and resigned in 2018 . He joined Procosec Asia as there Vice President in 2019 and he is became a Non-Executive Board Member of the SA Chamber of Commerce in 2020.

2020 - Present        Non-Executive Board Member, SA Chamber of Commerce
2019 - Present         Vice President, Procosec Asia
2014 – 2018             Chief Financial Officer, Metrofile Holdings Limited
2000 – 2014             Director, RW Irish - Alliott Inc.
2006 – 2011             Member of the EMEA Advisory Committee, RW Irish - Alliott Inc.
1997 – 2000             Partner and Training Officer, RW Irish - Alliott Inc.
1996 – 1997             Partner, Riemer & Waterston
1995 – 1996             Audit Manager, Riemer & Waterston
1992 – 1995             Trainee Accountant, Riemer & Waterston

1994 – 1994             B.Compt Hons Accounting & Related Services, UNISA
1987 – 1993             Bachelor’s degree Accounting, WITS
1982 – 1986             Germiston High School


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