Harry Pretorius is an Admitted Attorney and Notary Public, Certified Compliance Professional and Ethics Officer with a proven track record of leveraging legal, compliance and ethical risk management expertise to deliver mission critical results for various multinational organisations and is constantly alert to opportunities to rectify and improve risk management, business systems and compliance procedures.
Academic qualifications: LLB; Post Grad Cert. Compliance Management; EO (TEI); C.Prof (SA); Admitted Attorney and Notary Public.
Memberships and accreditations: Admitted Attorney and Notary Public of the High Court of the Republic of South Africa; Certified Compliance Professional (Compliance Institute of South Africa); Certified Ethics Officer (Ethics Institute of South Africa); Member of the Institute of Directors.
Core skills: Experienced as the Head of Compliance, FAIS Compliance Officer, Company Secretary, Group Money Laundering Officer, Audit Lead, Ethics Officer, Legal Counsel, and serving on EXCO, MANCO, STRATCO and various board committees with more than 20 years experience.
Type of Companies: Harry’s experience includes a variety of companies and organisations:
Industries: Harry has been involved in several sectors and industries including financial services, insurance, healthcare, internal audit, accounting, technology.
Experience: Harry exercises strong commercial judgement that aligns seamlessly with industry-relevant legislation, regulation and ethics. Harry’s core strength lies in initiating, developing and directing various legal, compliance and regulatory functions in an organisation along with building highly motivated personnel to sustain and advance these areas. Taking a pragmatic approach to people leadership, he works constructively across the organisation while managing, mentoring and developing teams of multi-skilled, multicultural staff to collaborate effectively with regional and global units. Harry is a management asset providing executive guidance and support in the legal, governance, ethics and regulatory compliance arena. He is Head of the Compliance and Ethics division.