DAVE VAN HEERDEN - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dave is the founder and Managing Director of TFS Africa, a leading forensic business in South Africa. Dave has over 34 years of experience conducting forensic investigations in the public and private sector, with extensive exposure to the public sector and SOEs. Dave commenced his career in investigations work as a member of the South African Police Service (SAPS).
Dave has significant experience in stakeholder management and to advise clients on strategic initiatives.
THEMBA DLAMINI - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Themba is a Director at TFSA and 26 years of forensic investigative experience. Themba commenced his investigations career as a member of the South African Police Service.
Themba has managed countless investigations for various clients within the public and private sector. During the execution of these engagements, Themba has conducted interviews, prepared forensic reports, secured and collated relevant evidence and testified in and disciplinary proceedings.
FRANS BALENI - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Frans Msokoli Baleni is on the board of Development Bank of Southern Africa Ltd. and Member of Golden Key International Honour Society, Inc. Previously he occupied the position of General Secretary at The National Union of Mineworkers.
Frans received a BA Soc Sciences degree from the University of Johannesburg in 2006 amongst his qualifications.
Frans brings sound commercial, risk, governance and compliance skills together with his expertise in mining, government relations, education and training, energy sector, stakeholder management and collective bargaining processes.
Frans joined the Board of TFSA in 2019.
LEN COETZEE - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Len started his career in the SAPS in 1986, where he became a Captain in the Commercial Crime Unit for 10 years, specialising in white collar fraud and syndicated crime investigations totalling billions of rand. He worked with the US Secret Service as well with ex US Vice President Al Gore’s administration. He received training in counterfeit foreign currency with the SA Reserve Bank as well as the US Secret Service. Len has travelled extensively internationally and also collaborated with Scotland Yard on Crown Court Cases, the Independent Commission against Corruption Hong Kong as well as the FBI on multi billion rand investigations.
Len is an Internationally Qualified as a Certified Fraud Examiner since 2011 with the Association of
Certified Fraud Examiners Austin-Texas- NQF Level 7 and now stands as the Chairman of the ACFE in KZN and is also on the National Board of Directors of the ACFE South Africa.
FORENSIC INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES
Frik leads a team of experienced investigators, accountants and prosecutors with experience in the public and private sector. This team are experts at the collection of evidence, conducting of interviews, preparation of reports and evidence for disciplinary and criminal proceedings and testifying in disciplinary/criminal proceedings amongst others.
HEALTHCARE : FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE
Deon leads a team of experienced investigators, clinicians and analysts with experience in the public and private sector. This team specialises in the execution of investigations in the medical aid industry, particularly with regards to misconduct and fraud. The team has gained significant experience in identifying potential witnesses and other relevant individuals and conducting interviews with identified witnesses to obtain information. The team have compiled forensic reports and testified at disciplinary hearings as well as criminal proceedings.
PROACTIVE RISK ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING
Paul leads a team of experienced investigators, assessors and analysts with experience in the public and private sector. The team specializes in identifying, monitoring and recommending solutions to various types of risk, including risks associated with social media. The team has compiled forensic reports and testified at disciplinary hearings as well as criminal proceedings.