Pieter du Preez


Job Title: CFO

Company: Blyvoor Gold


Pieter du Preez graduated from the University of Johannesburg in 1988 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, followed by a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in 1989. Between 1999 and 2001, Pieter qualified as a chartered financial analyst.

Pieter started his professional career in 1991 in the mining finance team of Gold Fields of South Africa, before moving into the financial markets environment in 1996.

During the subsequent 20 years, he worked mostly as a financial analyst and corporate finance executive with a boutique restructuring house and two corporate finance advisories. He often consulted to listed and private mining development companies in areas such as financial management, cash flow modelling and valuations, business feasibility assessments, investment analysis, as well as in structuring and execution of corporate merger, acquisition and investment transactions.

After consulting to Taung Gold (Pty) Limited for 8 months, Pieter joined the team full-time in January 2018. In 2023, he left Taung and joined Blyvoor Gold as its CFO.

2023 – Present      Chief Financial Officer, Blyvoor Gold
2018 – 2023           Chief Financial Officer, Taung Gold
2017 – 2018           Part-time Lecturer, Edge Business School
2006 – 2017           Managing Director, Touchstone Capital
2005 – 2006           Corporate Finance Executive, Sasfin Capital

1999 – 2001           CFA, CFA Institute
1986 – 1989           BCom Honours, University of Johannesburg

About company: Blyvoor is a gold-bearing mine 70km south-west of Johannesburg in the north-western extreme of the Witwatersrand Basin.

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