Junaid Dhansay


BDO Cape Town


Junaid has been involved in external audit for numerous years and has extensive experience in the private sector. He’s been involved in the listing and audit of numerous entities on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) as well as the Alternative Exchange (AltX).In addition to his involvement in external audit, Junaid has obtained experience in corporate finance, forming an integral part of teams performing valuations and reporting accountants work for entities intending to list on an exchange.

Junaid commenced his training contract with PKF (Cpt) Inc. Following the completion of his training contract in 2010 he was promoted to audit manager. During 2014, Junaid pursued a secondment opportunity to the UK joining EY where he specialised in the audit of real estate, hospitality and construction. Upon his return to South Africa in 2016, Junaid joined Grant Thornton Cape Inc. in the role of senior audit manager. Upon his return his largely been involved in the audit of JSE listed companies as well as entities within the financial services sector. In September 2017 Junaid was promoted to Associate Audit Director.

Sector Experience:

  • Investment holding
  • Financial services
  • Real estate
  • Hospitality and leisure
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Aquaculture
  • Technology and media

Significant Clients:

  • Stellar Capital Partners Limited
  • Spear REIT Limited
  • African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited
  • Abacus Insurance Limited
  • Abagold Limited
  • IP Management Company (RF) Pty Ltd
  • Amdec Investments Pty Ltd


  • CA(SA)


In his downtime, Junaid enjoys playing tennis and spending time with the family.