Pieter Erasmus


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Pieter Erasmus is the CEO of Safety SA having been promoted from CFO in 2021. He is a qualified chartered accountant and chartered financial analyst with a B.Sc in Food Science, a B.Com and a PGDA in finance and accounting from the University of Cape Town, as well as a global executive MBA from the Instituto de Empresa. He has worked in the financial industry for many years, having started as a supervisor for audit and assurance at KPMG South Africa and working is way to firstly, the manager of corporate finance at KPMG South Africa and then the manager of corporate advisory at PKF. In 2007 he was appointed at Deloitte, where he remained for almost four years. He was briefly a senior portfolio manager at Absa Capital Partners. He was also a partner at Rockwood Private Equity. Prior to joining Safety SA, Pieter was an investment director for Value Capital Partners.

2021 - Present    CEO, Safety SA
2018 - 2021         Chief Financial Officer, Safety SA 
2017 - 2018          Investment Director, Value Capital Partners
2013 - 2017          Partner, Rockwood Private Equity
2013 - 2013          Senior Portfolio Manager, Absa Capital Private Equity
2007 - 2011          Associate Director, Corporate Finance, Deloitte
2006 - 2007          Manager, Corporate Advisory, PKF
2005 - 2006          Manager, Corporate Finance, KPMG South Africa
2002 - 2005          Supervisor, Audit & Assurance, KPMG South Africa

2011 - 2012          Global Executive MBA, Instituto de Empresa
2008 - 2010          Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute
2002 - 2005          CA(SA), SAICA
2000 - 2001          PGDA, B.Com Finance & Accounting, UCT
1996 - 1999          BSc, Food Science, University of Stellenbosch
1991 - 1995          Matric, Rondebosch Boys’ High School


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