Christelle joined the firm in February 1990 as a senior researcher. She was promoted to the positions of consultant in 1992 and senior consultant in 1996 and in September 1997 was appointed as a director in the advisory business unit. Christelle was appointed as an equity director in June 2013.
Her focus area is infrastructure advisory and she is the lead director for Infrastructure Advisory for Grant Thornton in sub-Saharan Africa. Christelle also works extensively in the tourism, hospitality and leisure as well as the property sectors.
With more than 25 years consulting experience, Christelle heads project teams for macro research, economic impact assessments, valuations, marketing and organisational strategies, market feasibility studies, financial viability assessments, business case assessments and transaction advisory assignments.
She works extensively within South Africa in both the public and private sector and has carried out projects in all southern African countries as well as further afield in Africa including Tanzania,
Ghana, Madagascar, Guinea, Benin and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Christelle has facilitated numerous workshops and large meetings and is proficient in using a range of facilitation approaches and tools.
- BCom (Marketing & Business Economics)
Christelle speaks both English and Afrikaans.