Trilord Consulting was launched in April 2017 by Rajesh Mahabeer as a business consulting firm offering a variety of financial services.
The management of the firm comprises seasoned individuals who have substantial skills and experience gained in the public and private sectors in small, medium and large organizations, including globally represented companies. They have held positions in management, executive leadership and board roles, and have been involved in the management and strategic leadership of these organizations as reflected in their solid track records.
Trilord is a B-BBEE level 1 company
Our mission is to offer our diverse skills, expertise and experience to our clients, to formulate innovative solutions to respond to their challenges and to realize their opportunities.
To inspire our clients to transform their aspirations into reality, by providing carefully crafted and innovative support and professional advice, thereby contributing to the growth of their businesses.
Our focus is to use our skills and experience to assist our clients to grow their businesses organically and through acquisition. We believe in supporting our clients through a holistic yet integrated approach, to create innovative solutions for their business challenges, utilizing our combined skills and experience and
enhancing our solutions by contracting with industry specialists as and when required. It is part of our mission to create opportunities for our youth, to develop their skills and to allow them to gain experience, contributing to the development of the leaders of tomorrow.
Rajesh Mahabeer is a Chartered Accountant (SA). In addition to his CA (SA) qualification, Rajesh holds several other professional qualifications including the FCMA, CGMA, FCA, FCCA, FIIASA, CIA, FIIASA, M Inst D, SAIPA designations. He also holds several academic qualifications including the MCom degree in Leadership Studies and the MBA degree from the University of Derby in England.
He also holds several academic qualifications including the MCom degree in Leadership Studies (Systems Thinking) from UKZN and the MBA degree from the University of Derby in England. Rajesh is currently reading for his PhD degree at Wits.
Rajesh has 42 years of work experience in both the private and public sectors. Amongst other organisations, Rajesh has worked for AECI, Tetra Pak International, OTH Beier & Co, Hendler & Hart, Deloitte, Walter Sisulu University, Auditor General South Africa and South African National Parks. He has occupied the roles of CEO, COO and CFO. During his tenure in these roles, Rajesh was integral to the turn-around, growth and success of these businesses.
Rajesh is an expert in financial transformation and business reengineering and is passionate in supporting clients trade out of distress. He believes that businesses must be traded out of distress to save jobs.
Rajesh is leading think tanks to develop solutions to respond to the unprecedented impact of the COVID -19 pandemic.
Geoff is a Chartered Management Accountant (UK) and a Chartered Certified Accountant (UK). He recently completed his Advanced Program in Taxation and the Advanced Course in VAT through UNISA and holds the FCMA CGMA FCCA and FCIS professional designations.
Geoff is an experienced finance and tax professional having spent four decades in the mining industry. His experience includes financial management of exploration companies, companies during the construction of mines and producing mines. His career includes working in South Africa, short periods in Europe as well as in five countries in West Africa. He has a very good command of French and is able to communicate fluently in the language.
His responsibilities as a senior financial manager included the in-depth study of codes / laws applicable to the mining industry, namely; fiscal , labour, mining, commercial and investment codes / laws, of the various countries for financial valuations of large projects and producing mines located in Southern Africa, West Africa and in Europe. This work also included the preparation of financial reports included feasibility studies for funding.
Geoff’s detailed knowledge of the fiscal regimes of the francophone West African countries he worked in enabled him to provide tax advice to his employers and discuss fiscal matters with senior State Officials.
Zakiya is an ACCA finalist with over 10 years’ experience in the finance industry. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Sciences in Financial Accounting from the University of South Africa and is currently completing her final professional exam in order to qualify as a Chartered Certified Accountant.
Zakiya is a seasoned finance professional, having worked in both the public and private sector. Her extensive experience gained while working at the Auditor General of South Africa as an external auditor provided her with in-depth insight which was well-utilized whilst consulting in the public sector.
In her profession as an auditor, Zakiya’s audit engagements include Hisense Technologies, PowerStar Trucking, Meat Company SA, WMS Gaming Africa, Department of Cooperative Governance, Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, Limpopo Economic Development Agency, Corridor Mining Resources, Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, Mogalakwena Municipality and Capricorn District Municipality.
Her areas of expertise include external auditing, preparation of IFRS and GRAP financial statements, financial accounting and taxation. She is currently the head of business development for the firm.
DR CAMERON MODISANE
Prof. Dr. Cameron Modisane holds various qualifications, including a Ph.D. degree in Accounting Sciences as well as being a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from the USA and Information Systems Audit Professional (ISAP (SA).
He is a member of South African Institute of Business Accountants (SAIBA), a member of Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IoDSA) and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
He is seasoned business leader and research academic with extensive senior management experience in IT auditing, internal auditing, risk management, project management and strategy. He has over 14 years’ experience in both the private and public sector accounting. He has previously worked for the Auditor-General of South Africa, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Nkonki Chartered Accountants.
In his profession as an auditor he has audited some of the largest banks in South Africa like Absa, Absa Capital, Rand Merchant Bank, FNB, Nedbank and insurance companies such as Discovery, Bonitas, Medscheme, Momentum, Outsurance and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also a Board of Director for the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA SA) and an Associate Professor at the University of South Africa (UNISA) in the College of Accounting Sciences.
His areas of research are around the impact of information technology to the accounting and auditing profession and 4IR technologies (Robotic Process Automation, AI, Machine Learning, and Cybersecurity) to improve on the auditing process.