Prof De Waal, as he is affectionately referred to by his students, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Member of South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and registered as a Public Accountant and Auditor.

A sought after undergrad and post-grad Professor, distance learner course developer and public speaker on various academic topics, including Management Accounting, Finance, Taxation and Auditing.

In addition, Prof De Waal’s expertise is frequently utilised as an expert witness during litigation and forensic audits.

As an ex Partner at Arthur Anderson & Co, Prof. De Waal authored a number of academic textbooks, contributed to various publications, including
Professional Journal: Accountancy South Africa and Consumer Journal : Choice Consumer Magazine.
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“As an academic, you realise it is time to evolve with the changing times and maximise the relevant marketing platforms available. Judi and her small team at Earth Life Media are highly efficient and patient and I look forward to utilising their ongoing support and professionalism,” says Prof. De Waal.