Billy started his career as an articled clerk in 1974 at Shotland Sevenus Alperstein and Giles, one of the firms which later became known as PKF Inc. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1980 and in 2008 was appointed as the Managing Director, he is currently a Partner at BDO Cape Town following a merger with Grant Thornton Cape Town.

Billy is passionate about technical standards and was the founder of the National Technical Training Committee (forerunner of Converge) and a member of the PKF International Professional Standards Committee for 5 years.

During the past 29 years Billy gained extensive experience in the following sectors:

  • Family owned businesses
  • Inter Vivos trusts
  • Property development
  • Investment and strategic leadership


  • Chartered Accountant South Africa
  • NLP Certified Practitioner


As a team player, Billy enjoys working in a team environment and is committed to leading by example.