Kathryn van Dongen
Kathryn started her career at KPMG, where she completed her articles and went on to manage various listed company audits. She then went on to work as a senior accountant and Financial Director in a number of companies, including a FTSE 100 mining entity and a listed FMCG branded products group.
As an avid traveller and adventure lover, Kathryn travelled through close on 50 countries, summited Mount Kilimanjaro, and drove 23,000 kms on a return journey from Johannesburg to Kenya.
Kathryn completed her Masters in Business Administration (cum laude) at GIBS in 2015. Her thesis on retailers expanding into Africa was published in the Journal of African Business. She is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and has a Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) from the University of the Witwatersrand.