Managers


Lizaan Swart
Manager | Finance



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Lizaan, who hails from Robertson, obtained the N5 Certificate in Financial Management from Stellenbosch College in 1995. She worked as secretary at Napier High School and Robertson High School, bookkeeper at Zandvliet Winery, debtors' clerk at De Jong Printers in Robertson and bookkeeper and Office Manager of Pricewaterhouse in Montagu before joining ASL as bookkeeper in 2006. She became Financial Manager in 2008. Lizaan enjoys socialising with friends and family. She also loves badminton and is a qualified referee.


Alicia Viljoen
Manager | Audit



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Alicia obtained the degrees BAcc and BAccHons from Unisa in 2010. She passed both qualifying exams and completed her articles at Greenwoods in 2012, following which she was appointed as an Audit Manager with ASL. Alicia loves cooking and baking and is particularly fond of experimenting with new recipes. She participates in mountain biking as part of a healthy lifestyle and enjoys nature in her spare time.


Jacques Lochner
Manager | Audit



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Jacques was born in Pretoria and grew up in Grabouw and Somerset West. He completed his BRekHons in 2010 at the University of Stellenbosch and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2014. He completed his articles at Mazars in Cape Town and continued employment for another year as Audit Senior. During his employment as Audit Senior, he spent time in New York and also gained a year of experience outside the audit industry. For relaxation Jacques enjoys spending time outdoors, attending music performances, visiting the theater, as well as exploring wineries and restaurants.


Retha Hamilton
Manager | Audit



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Retha grew up in Nigel, Gauteng and completed high school in Somerset West. She obtained the degrees BAcc and BAccHons from Stellenbosch in 2011 and 2012 respectively. She completed her articles at Deloitte in 2015, passing both qualifying exams first time. She was then appointed as an Assistant Manager at the Deloitte office in Leeds, United Kingdom after which she joined ASL as an Audit Manager in May 2016. She’s engaged to Don, an industrial engineer. She enjoys spending time with her family, going on fishing trips and exploring nature. She also enjoys playing netball and watching rugby and cricket.


Adrian de Geus
Associate | Accounting



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Adrian studied at the University of Stellenbosch where he obtained a BCom (Financial Accounting) degree in 2007. He did his articles with Confiance and passed his SAIPA exam in March 2011, while spending a year in London. He was appointed as a director of Confiance in July 2012 and joined ASL in September 2013. Adrian's outside interests include motor sport and squash and he is also fond of socialising with friends.


Stian van Zyl
Manager | Accounting



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Stian attended the University of Stellenbosch where he received his Honours degree in Accounting. He completed his SAICA learnership at ASL, as well as passing his CA examinations. Stian believes in a very balanced lifestyle and enjoys outdoor activities such as golfing, fishing and camping. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends.


Neasa May
Manager | Accounting



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Neasa hails from Somerset West and obtained her Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Financial Accounting from Stellenbosch University in 2011. She completed her SAIPA articles at ASL and passed her SAIPA examination in November 2014. She worked as a Junior Accountant at Novare Holdings for 1 year and 3 months before joining the ASL team again. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, watching movies and maintaining an active lifestyle. She also enjoys outings to the theatre and attending music festivals.


Wilma Perold
Manager | Office Administration



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Wilma obtained the Higher Education Diploma (Junior Primary) from NMMU in 1988. She worked for South African Airways as a cabin attendant until 1994 and joined Pieter Aucamp Incorporated (now ASL) in 2001. Wilma has a daughter at UCT and a son in Parel Vallei High School. Her passion for problem solving, systems and computers, makes her job her hobby.


Megan Marais
Manager | Human Resources



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Megan studied at the University of Stellenbosch where she obtained a Master’s degree (cum laude) in Industrial Psychology in 2014. Her thesis entailed the “Development and Empirical Evaluation of a Work Engagement Structural Model.” In 2015 she completed her accredited Industrial Psychology internship. She is currently a Registered Industrial Psychologist at the Health Professions Council of South Africa. She is passionate about maximising individual potential in the world of work. In her free time she enjoys an active lifestyle, the outdoors, food and wine tastings and spending time with her family and friends.