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Board of Directors

Henry Smith

Henry Smith

After Henry matriculated at Stellenbosch High School he completed his B Accounting degree at the University of Stellenbosch and continued his studies at UNISA obtaining a Honours Degree in Bachelor of Accounting Science.

In 1995 Henry joined the LDP Incorporated Group in Stellenbosch and completed his articles. By 1999, he was appointed as LDP Incorporated’s youngest director in the history of the company at the time. Henry continued his studies at University of Stellenbosch and in 2004 he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Tax (Cum Laude).

Henry is a member of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (Professional Accountant (SA)) as well as the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Associate General Accountant (SA)).

Henry currently fills the role of Director – Personal Business Services and Trust and Secretarial Services. He specialises in company secretarial practice and is also responsible for trust administration and the administration of estates. He has exceptional practical tax knowledge and specialises in tax and estate planning. Having longstanding relationships with the majority of Smith & Associates Inc. client base, Henry values personal contact in order to provide a purpose specific service.

Heidi Smith

Heidi Smith

Heidi studied B Accounting at the University of Stellenbosch and in 1995 obtained her Honours Degree in B Accounting. She passed her qualifying examination in March 1996 and completed her articles at Deloitte Cape Town and was appointed audit manager, and held this position for two years.

Since 2001 she lectured financial accounting at the University of Stellenbosch to under and post graduate B Accounting students – with the prospect of qualifying as chartered accountants. In 2005 she obtained her M Accounting degree at the University of Stellenbosch.

Heidi is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Chartered Accountant (SA)), the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (Registered Auditor), as well as the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (Professional Accountant (SA)).

Heidi has specialist knowledge in respect of international financial reporting standards and joined the firm in 2009 on a full-time basis holding the title of Director – Audit. She is also responsible for quality control in the training role that Smith & Associates implements by offering articles which are accredited by both the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and the South African Institute of Professional Accountants.

Henry Whitehead

Henry Whitehead

Matriculating at Paarl Boys’ High in 1997, Henry obtained the degrees B Accounting and Hons B Compt at the University of Stellenbosch and UNISA respectively. Henry completed his articles at the LDP Incorporated group in 2005 and a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Henry is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Chartered Accountant (SA)) as well as the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (Registered Auditor).

Henry was appointed in the capacity as Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cayman Islands, from October 2005 and held this position until August 2010. After returning to South Africa, he joined the Smith & Assosiate Group from October 2010. Currently he holds the position of Director – Audit and specialize in audit and tax related services.

Management & Team

Fatson Nkhoma, Antonio Nassar, Ibraaheem Gallie, Sohail Arnoldus, Errowayne Parson, Ansley Bailey, Pieter de Lange, Alexis du Toit, Francois Geel, Eugene Abrahams, Clint Bickerstaff

Grizelda Peterson, Jaundre Alwyn, Juliette Mentoor, Elbeth Pienaar, Almarie Coetzee, Mia van Rooyen, Justine Pieters, Jackie van der Walt, Ilke Nieuwenhuizen, Marchalle Johnson, Bonita Malgas, Tracey Thomas

Megan Thistleton, Michael Büttner, Allique van Stade, Heidi Smith, Henry Smith, Henry Whitehead, Francois Kitching, Marika Groenewald, Eldi Swart

Adwill May, Trevino Martin