Blaise has 10 years of experience in public practice. During this time he has worked at Grant Thornton as an audit manager, Gobodo Incorporated as a senior manager in their technical standards division, Protect a Partner International as Head of Accounting and Technical Excellence and most recently as a technical director at W.Consulting. His areas of expertise include, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), IFRS for SMEs, Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) and ISA (International Auditing Standards).
Sarah-Jane Mackenzie majored in marketing with the Institute of Marketing Management. She started her career at Procter & Gamble (P&G) as part of the Graduate Induction Program in the UK. Her roles at P&G were extensive and educational both from understanding how the business operated and how to manage and develop people to achieve sustainable growth in various divisions and countries. Sarah brings over 18 years of corporate experience with respected Multinational companies to W.consulting with first-hand experience in creating business opportunities, starting divisions, product development, managing teams, effective selling, strategy setting, vision creation, marketing, relationship management, negotiations, business analytics and communications. She consults and delivers extensive training programs for corporates on the above mentioned areas in Western Europe, South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zambia, and the United Kingdom.