- About Us
Startup Grind Pretoria is proud to host Brandon Topham who serves on various company boards (Private and Publicly listed) in both Executive and Non Executive roles, often as Secretary, CFO, Financial Director or Non Executive Director. These companies include 1time Airline, Ecsponent Limited, Seesa (Pty) Ltd, Telemasters Holdings Limited and the Professional Provident Society (PPS).
Brandon will educate, inspire, and connect with us as entrepreneurs regarding his life in Business (Chartered Management Accountant & Forensic Accounting) - Serving in various boards, Education, and Freemansonry.
Brandon will share with us home one can get to serves on a wide range of company boards as has and also the importance of having a board of directors irrespective the size of your business.
Mr Topham co-compiled the forensic report detailing how R1,4 Billion disappeared during the Fidentia Scandal, a Ponzi Scheme.
Brandon is a chartered accountant and Lawyer active in business and professional practice. Has a wide range of experience with small to large business and with leading of volunteers in non-profit organisations. Has sat and continues to sit on various company boards in both Executive and Non Executive roles. He play a specific role on the Audit committees and on Company strategy.Read More
Brandon has for the past 21 years been involved in various capacities in professional practices of Chartered Accountants and Law. During this period he has been closely involved with many clients and has taken on Executive and Non Executive roles within these organisations. He is admitted to practice as a chartered accountant and solicitor in both England and South Africa. He has an extremely wide range of experience in Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance and Management Accountancy. In addition his experience is International, with exposure to different businesses, industries, legal and financial environments. He has had extensive experience as a Forensic Accountant and has worked with Lawyers and Government bodies in litigation support, valuations and dispute resolution. Brandon has advised, lead and managed small, medium and large organisations, and has experience with grass root accountancy and legal issues as well as high level commercial decisions including public listings and taxation.
He has sat and continues to sit on various company boards (Private and Publicly listed) in both Executive and Non Executive roles. He play a specific role on the Audit committees and on Company strategy. I have received the designation of CD(SA), Chartered Director South Africa by the Institute of Directors.
Brandon applies his business and professional experience to Government, due to his sincere desire to see South Africa overcome its many socio-economic challenges and create a South Africa where all can live dignified lives, with jobs and in an open opportunity society where we are all free to live our lives in a fair environment.
He served on the Standing Committees of Finance, Appropriations and the Auditor General in the National Legislature. Tax and Financial Sector laws play an essential part for enabling a redress of the injustices of the past and creating an enabling environment for the growth of our economy and the protection of citizens from financial abuse.
Brandon Topham Attorneys - Owner
CFO - TeleMasters Holdings Limited
Non Executive Director - TeleMasters Holdings Limited
Managing Director - TAG Business Advisors
Non Executive Director & Chairman of Audit Committee - Ecsponent Holdings
Managing Director - TAG Consulting
Non Executive Trustee & Director of sunsidiary - PPS Holdngs Trust
Member of Parliament - Parliament of the Republic of South Africa
Non Executive Director & Chairman of the Board - SEESA
Director - TAG Plastics
Financial Director - Tau Mining
City Councillor - City of Tshwane Metropolitan Council
CEO - TAG Employee Fund Administrator
Trustee - PPS Beneficiaries Trust
Non Executive Director & Chairman of Audit Committee - 1Time Holdings
University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika - Degree NameBCompt, BCompt (Hons), BProc, Post Graduation Certificate in Advanced Taxation, LLM,CTA Field Of StudyAccounting, Auditing, Tax & Law