Vanessa De Villiers


BDO Johannesburg

+27 (0) 83 596 5811

+27 (0) 10 590 7361




Vanessa is a partner in Audit team. In 2002, having completed her articles at Grant Thornton Johannesburg, Vanessa went on to become a manager in the technical division of the firm. She was appointed as an audit partner in 2004.

Vanessa's audit clients include both JSE listed and unlisted private companies across several industry sectors and often include cross-border activities. Her focus is on listed REITs and other large private companies in the real estate and construction sector.

Other sectors where she has developed a strong track record include manufacturing and distribution, consumer-related products and labour brokerage. Vanessa has been involved in the real estate and construction sector for the past twelve years, bringing technical insight to find resolutions from both auditing and accounting perspectives.


  • Bcom(Acc)(Hons)
  • Chartered Accountant (South Africa)
  • Registered Auditor


Vanessa is a member of SAICA, IRBA and the Exco of the Women’s Property Network and speaks both Afrikaans and English.