Stefaan Sithole (58)
BCom (Wits), BAcc (Wits), CA (SA), Diploma in Business Management (University of Natal), CIA
In 1991 Stefaan qualified as a Chartered Accountant after serving articles with Deloitte Haskins and Sell. He then joined Anglo American Corporation as an Internal Auditor for the period of three years. Recruited by SAB Beer Division for an executive financial position, Stefaan served as a Financial Manager at the Rosslyn Brewery from 1992 to 1994. In 1995, he became a Partner in a multi-national auditing firm, which was renamed Fisher Hoffman Sithole.
In 2001 he became a Partner at Sithole Incorporated and since 2002 he has been the Managing Partner of Sithole Incorporated and Sithole SS Group.
Stefaan continues to serve as Chairman and member of numerous private and public sector audit committees as well as trustee to various entities.
His relationship with Peregrine commenced in November 2006 when he became trustee of Peregrine’s three empowerment trusts and was later appointed to the board of Nala Empowerment Investment Company and Peregrine SA Holdings, positions from which he resigned when he was appointed as a Non-executive Director of Peregrine Holdings in October 2013. Stefaan is a member of the Audit Committee and is Chairman of Peregrine's Social and Ethics Committee.