CEO & Founder
“Eyes on the bigger picture.”
Riyadh is the SANAS accredited Technical Signatory of our business. He completed his articles training contract at SAB&T Chartered Accountants, the first Black-empowered JSE-listed audit firm in South Africa, in 2009. He qualified as a registered accountant and tax practitioner in public practice, and founded the firm GBCA Incorporated and Premium BEE Verification in 2013.
He has vast public and private sector experience, working with enterprises like COEGA, the Bank of Baroda, the Dube Tradeport, Woolworths, the Treasury Department, and a multitude of other large corporations.
He spends many hours consulting on B-BBEE policy with local and foreign-owned enterprises in Africa, Europe, the UAE and the United Kingdom.
Riyadh obtained distinctions, through the Wits Business School, in the Management Development Programme on B-BBEE – a compulsory NQF 7 qualification for B-BBEE professionals.
He is an active member of the Association for BEE Professionals (ABP).