CEO, Mertech Group and Mergon Foundation
Pieter obtained a law degree from the University of Pretoria before commencing his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Then, he proceeded to study accountancy at the University of Johannesburg and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2002.
After completing his articles Pieter specialised in corporate international tax at PwC until he joined the Mertech Group in 2005. Pieter was initially appointed as the Chief Financial Officer at Infotech until 2007, when he assumed his current position. Pieter serves as a non-executive director on the board of a number of companies in which the Mertech Group is invested and is a Trustee of the Atterbury Trust.