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Wessel de Jager

Senior Associate Director | Financial Advisory | Turnaround & Restructuring

Wessel joined Deloitte in January 2023 and is an experienced restructuring professional with a passion for developing and implementing turnaround and restructuring solutions for challenged and financially distressed corporates.​

Relevant experience:

  • 2002  2022: Responsible for the management of portfolios of distressed corporate and investment banking exposures across large South African lenders with a view to facilitating remediation through early intervention, client management, board, shareholder, and multi-lender engagement.  ​
  • 2010  2012: Responsible for the management of distressed investment banking and private equity exposures in selected African jurisdictions, across East, Central and West Africa. ​

Total years’ of experience executing similar projects: 20+ years​

Academic qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounting and Finance (Stellenbosch University)​
  • Certified Rescue Analyst certification (Pretoria University)​
  • South African Restructuring and Insolvency Association accredited Business Restructuring Professional.