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Audit & accounting staff

Cape Town

Gerrit van Rhyn | Exceed | Your Trusted Partner

Gerrit is in charge of our Cape Town branch. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and completed his studies at the University of Stellenbosch and the University of South Africa (Unisa). He is also a qualified Commercial Mediator and also has a keen interest in trusts.

Gerrit enjoys travelling, sprearfishing and plays underwater hockey.

Gerrit van Rhyn

Director

Exceed | Your Trusted Partner | WillieSmith

Willie is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Director of Exceed, specialising in auditing and valuations. An accomplished athlete, Willie obtained his BAcc degree the same year as competing in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. He obtained his postgraduate diploma in accounting (PDA) at the University of Stellenbosch in 2001 and commenced his articles with Exceed (Cape Town) Inc. in 2003.

Willie Smith

Director

Sunél Louw

Sunél completed her B Accounting degree and B Accounting Honors degree at the University of Stellenbosch. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA), Registered Auditor and also holds a postgraduate diploma in taxation from the University of Stellenbosch. She specializes in audit and taxation.

She was raised on a fruit and wine farm outside of Franschhoek, is married to JN (also a CA) and has 2 children.

Sunél Louw

Director

Beanca Chamberlain | Exceed

Beanca is a qualified CA (SA) and completed her Bcompt degree and CTA through the University of South Africa (UNISA).

She has joined the Exceed team at the Cape Town branch in 2014 as a trainee and became audit manager in 2018.

Beanca Chamberlain

Audit Manager

Exceed | Your Trusted Partner | Ashwon-Raubenheimer

Ashwon is a qualified CA (SA) and completed his BAcc and BAccc honours at the university of Stellenbosch. He joined the Exceed team as audit trainee and continued to become Audit Manager. He likes to spend time with friends and family and enjoys watching series.

Ashwon Raubenheimer

Audit Manager

Marlo du Toit | Exceed | Your Trusted Partner

Marlo studied BCom Financial Accounting at Stellenbosch University after which she completed her SAIPA articles in Vredendal. 

She worked for Nel Accountants, an associate company of Exceed before moving to Durbanville and joining the Exceed Cape Town office when it opened its doors in September 2005.

Marlo du Toit

Manager / Tax administrator

Sudé Mulder | Exceed

Sudé completed her BCom Management Sciences degree at Stellenbosch University in 2018 and joined Exceed (Cape Town) Inc as a SAIPA article clerk in February 2019. She qualified as a Professional Accountant (SA) in 2022 and was part of the top 10 academic achievers for the June 2022 qualifying exam.

Sudé Mulder

Small Business Department Manager

Annette van Zyl | Exceed | Your trusted partner

Annette's  main focus is Company Secretarial Compliance and statutory administration.

Annette van Zyl

Company Secretarial Consultant

Lizahn Le Roux | Exceed

Lizahn is a qualified CA (SA). She completed her undergraduate degree through the University of Stellenbosch.

She joined the Exceed team in 2020 as a trainee accountant while completing her CTA level 2 through Unisa. After successfully completing her articles, she started as an audit manager in 2023. She values hard work and enjoys spending time with family.

Lizahn Le Roux

Audit manager

Hestie Buitendach | Exceed

Hestie studied BCom Management Accounting at Akademia after which she completed her SAIPA articles with Exceed (Cape Town) Inc.

She was declared competent for the SAIPA PE Assessment during November 2022 and obtained her Professional Accountant (SA) membership in January 2023.

Hestie Buitendach

Manager

Somerset West

Dirk Koegelenberg | Exceed | Your Trusted Partner

Partner in charge of Exceed (Cape Town) Inc in Somerset West, Dirk is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a B.Compt. (Hons.) degree from Unisa (he has also completed the university’s Management Development Programme). Before joining the Exceed Group, Dirk gained wide-ranging experience at the South African Medical Research Council, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Namibia) and AST Namibia.

Dirk is married with a son and daughter.  He enjoys hiking, outdoor activities, travelling and reading.

Dirk Koegelenberg

Director

Stephan completed his studies at the University Of Stellenbosch and is a qualified CA(SA). He specialises in auditing and is a director at the Somerset-West office. Stephan is originally from Keimoes; he enjoys the outdoors, action rugby and is married with two daughters.

Stephan van Rooyen

Director

Conrad obtained his B. Accounting and Management Accounting Honours at the University of Stellenbosch. He then also proceeded with his B Compt Honours at the University of South Africa. Conrad qualified as a Chartered Accountant and was also accepted as a member at CIMA. He commenced his articles with Exceed Somerset West, in 2008. He stayed on as an audit manager after which he became a director in 2014. Conrad enjoys staying active and enjoys golf, running and crossfit.  He is married with one daughter.

Conrad Smith

Director

Lourens matriculated in Oudtshoorn, continued his studies at the University Of Stellenbosch and is a qualified Professional Accountant. He has joined the Exceed team at the Somerset West office as accounting manager.

He is married and enjoys camping, socialising and travelling.

Lourens Botes

Director

Exceed | Your Trusted Partner | Christelle-de-bruin.1

Christelle obtained her degree in Postgrad Dip Tax Law at the University of Stellenbosch. She specialises in anything tax related and have more than 19 years SARS experience. Christelle is a registered Tax Practitioner. 

She has a son and enjoys gardening and reading. Christelle also loves animals.

Christelle de Bruin

Tax Administrator

Taria's main focus is Company Secretarial Compliance and statutory administration.

She is married with three children, love the outdoors, cycling and jogging.

Taria Wilsenach

Company Secretarial Consultant

Cereka Barnard | Audit Manager | Exceed

Cereka is originally from Glencoe, Kwa-Zulu Natal and are still in the process of qualifying to become a CA(SA). She obtained her BCOMPT degree through UNISA and PG Dip (Accounting) CTA through Milpark Education. 

Cereka enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.

Cereka Barnard

Audit Manager

Maricus van der Merwe | Audit Manager | Exceed

Maricus is a qualified CA(SA) and completed his B. Acc and B. Acc Hons at the University of Stellenbosch.

He is married and enjoys staying active, reading and outdoor activities such as fishing.

Maricus van der Merwe

Audit Manager

Philip Giliomee | Audit Manager | Exceed

Philip completed his B.Acc at the University of Stellenbosch. He is currently on the strategic professional level towards obtaining his ACCA accreditation. He enjoys watching sport, reading and spending time with family and friends.   

Philip Giliomee

Audit Manager

Sebastian Heyink | Audit Manager | Exceed

Sebastian completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting at Millpark after he obtained his B. Acc degree at the University of Stellenbosch. He is currently busy with his board course for APC towards becoming a CA(SA).

Sebastian is part of a set of triplets and likes to watch soccer and play video games with his older brother.

Sebastian Heyink

Audit Manager

Paarl

Marna Barkhuysen | Exceed | Director

Marna joined Exceed (Cape Town) Inc. as an associate director in May 2012 to open an office in Paarl. She specialises in auditing and accounting services.

After she matriculated at Gymnasium High in Paarl, she obtained a B.Acc (Hons.) degree from the University of Stellenbosch in 2001 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in March 2005 at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Paarl.

Marna Barkhuysen

Director

Sonja Frank Director at Exceed Tax and Advisory

Sonja obtained a BA LLM (cum laude) from Stellenbosch University and was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court during August 1995. She was admitted as a Master Tax Practitioner during August 2008. She has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Tax Law at the University of Stellenbosch (cum laude) and obtained an Advanced Diploma in Tax Procedural Law (with distinction) from the International Tax and Finance Institute. She provides legal and tax advice to clients and manages the Fiduciary Services division of Exceed.

Sonja Frank

Director

Johannesburg

Trygve obtained his BCom Accounting degree at RAU/University of Johannesburg and qualified as a Professional Accountant (SA) in 2010. He completed his articles at Tenk Loubser and Associates (Jhb) Inc. and passed his FAIS RE05 Representative qualification in 2012. He joined Exceed as an accounting and audit manager in 2014 and obtained his independent reviewer certification from SAIPA. Trygve was appointed as Managing Director of Exceed Professional Accountants (Johannesburg) when it started up in July 2016.

Trygve Fenton

Director

Upington

Exceed | Your Trusted Partner | Bernard-Nel_Director

Bernard studied at the University of Stellenbosch where he obtained a bachelors in Accounting. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Sciences. In 2019 he also qualified as a CA(SA).

In 2018 he started as an audit manager with Exceed (Cape Town) Inc., Somerset West. In 2020 he established Exceed Upington.

Bernard Nel

Director

Plettenberg Bay

Exceed | Your Trusted Partner | jacoleroux.

Jaco studied Bcom Internal Auditing at the University of Pretoria. He then completed his PG DIP in Accounting with UNISA as well as his SAICA articles through Mazars. Jaco is now director of our Plettenberg Bay office. He has lived in Plettenberg Bay for 11 years, is married with two children and enjoys trail running, ocean life and being in nature/outdoors.

Jaco Le Roux

Director