Dr. Gordon Rennie

Abridged Resume : Dr. Gordon Andrew Rennie
Telephone number: +27 (0)82 442-4923
Email: gordon@thuthukapeople.co.za / gordon@tbs-africa.com / grennie@bridgecapital.co.za

Nationality: South African and British citizen


Qualifications: B.Sc., B.Sc. Hons, M.Sc. (Industrial Engineering), D.Sc (Eng), B.Com, B.Com Hons (Finance), H.Dip Production Management, H.Dip Compliance Management, and AME. Stock Exchange: all JSE Member, Trader, and Compliance exams, Safex and Compliance exams.


Executive consultant, March 2000 – current
Director of Thuthuka Business Solutions (www.thuthukapeople.co.za, www.tbs-africa.com), executive consultant at Bridge Capital (www.bridgecapital.co.za) and formerly managing director of KPMG JV, Financial Market Specialists (FMS).

Experience in: management consulting, project management, risk management, compliance and corporate governance consulting; business efficiency consulting (financial and operational); corporate finance and deal negotiation/structuring, M&A work, strategic management, change management, sponsoring broker and designated advisor work. [Some Major Clients: McCann, JSE, East Plats, Dresdner, as well as a joint mandate with Barclays Capital, BESA, Safex.]

Acted as specialist consultant, advisor and forensic auditor for regulators, corporates, and others. [Some Major Clients: the FSB, SARB, National Treasury, Banking Onbudsman, CFTC, SEC , IOSCO, UNCTAD, IFC/World Bank, and US Aid.]

Mentored and lectured up to post graduate Masters level in financial mathematics, investment management, risk management, financial engineering and management accounting (cost accounting). Qualified and approved as a SAQA NQF evaluator, assessor and moderator for SAQA registered training programmes and learnerships. [At several top universities]

Founder member of Compliance Institute of SA, authored academic papers for books and the Star Newspaper, and editor of Compass magazine.

Regulator 1996 – 2000 (specialist consultant 2000-2005)
Financial market specialist in risk management, compliance, strategy, market instrument analysis, corporate governance and forensic auditing and investigation.

Stockbroker 1984 – 1996
Analyst, senior dealer, portfolio manager, director and partner (risk management & compliance). Financial instruments covered: derivatives, bonds, equities, plus portfolio management, hedging, and arbitrage.