Meet the Team

Duja is owned and managed by its directors, who are Chartered Accountants. They hold advanced academic qualifications and are personally involved in all assignments.  Duja also has a large network of professional associates that can be accessed for larger projects. Duja  is 51% BEE owned and managed.

Brief overviews of the business leaders

Thiru Mudaly

CA (SA); Cert. in Advanced Financial Management; Diploma in Insolvency Law


Thiru’s focus areas are internal audit, risk management, forensic accounting and compliance consulting, having managed a broad range of assignments in the public sector.  Thiru is an expert in the PFMA and has conducted workshops and training sessions on PFMA compliance. Thiru has also worked extensively in the risk management arena. He developed the Risk Management Strategies for the National Department of Agriculture and the Department of Trade and Industry, and was team leader for the risk assessment for the Department of Minerals and Energy, Khula Enterprise Finance and various SETAs.

Thiru has extensive experience in serving as a member and chair of audit committees. His current appointments include:  TETA (the transport SETA): Chair Audit and Risk Committee, Sol Plaatje Municipality: Chair Audit and Risk Committee, National Department of Water Affairs: Member Audit and Risk Committee, Motor Industry Fund Administrators (MIFA): Member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

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John de Jager

CA (SA), M Com (International Tax), H. Dip. in Taxation


John has been involved in various interventions for private and public sector clients alike. In the municipal space he has lead assignments focusing on cleaning up of accounting records as well as MFMA training.

John managed a  daily running of business process outsource finance function to six Public entities (SETAs)  involved in skills Development Levy Legislation. Total turnover managed +/-420m, whilst seconded to Deloitte Consulting. He also is an expert in international taxation, structuring and management, as well as the implementation of full accounting systems for newly formed entities.

Duja, under John’s leadership is also a member in the Learning Alliance Consortium, consisting of Deloitte Consulting, Sonke Skills Solutions and Duja, and involved in delivering Learner Administration & Mentoring to Bankseta, W&R SETA, Fasset and DEDAT projects for the past 9 years.

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Madi du Toit

B Com (Development Studies)


Madi has overall 25 years professional experience in Business Processes and Human Resources. In her current role, Madi is the leader of the People Performance service area of Duja Consulting.  This service area comprises four service lines within the talent management space, namely  recruitment, technical skills development, leadership and behavioural skills development and the assessment solutions, which includes competency based assessments, leadership assessments and psychometric assessments. The product suite also includes team assessments and wellness assessments.

Madi’s unit focusses on recruiting permanent and temporary staff, providing assessment services, and transferring and embedding of job specific skills with  delegates from both private and public sector clients.

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Jacques du Toit

Leader: B Com & B. Proc (admitted Attorney)


Jacques has 15 years forensic and supply chain management experience, providing services to both public sector and private sector clients.
He has managed various multi-disciplinary teams to deliver seamless services to his clients.

He has worked across Africa, providing a variety of forensic investigative services on behalf of global organisations.

Jacques specialises in procurement and supply chain fraud and has managed various high profile investigations on behalf of clients such as UNISA, SAICA, Vodacom, SAA, Transnet, the World Bank, the World Wild Life Organisation, Inseta and Department of Higher Education.

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Amanda Maree

Recruitment @ Office Angels 


With more than 20 years’ recruitment experience, Amanda has lead her team of recruitment consultants to provide temporary and permanent recruitment solutions on small and large scale to numerous private sector and public sector clients.  She provides the full recruitment suite of services, including headhunting for senior positions, providing a suite of assessment tools, providing all required checks, such as criminal, credit and qualification checks. Her clients include Wesbank, African Bank, SASSA, SAQA, SEDA and numerous other  organisations.

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