Peet Du Plessis
CIGFARO President/Head Revenue Management, CIGFARO/ eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa
Peet has 40 Years’ experience in Local Government – South Africa. He started his career in 1980 in the office of the Auditor General, he left the office of the AG in 1988. He was appointed as Accountant at Drakensberg Divisional Council. He held the positions of Deputy Director of Finance at Drakensberg District Municipality when he left after 7 years of service. He was appointed as Deputy Treasurer at Tzaneen Municipality in 1995 and later appointed as Treasurer/CFO, he left Tzaneen after 9 Years. He is currently Head Revenue Management Unit at eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. He has served on the executive of the KZN Branch and was Vice President of CIGFARO, he served on the Institute Council and standing committees since 2004, he is a Fellow Member, has written several articles for the IMFO Journal and he holds two National Diplomas, and a Btech Degree in Municipal Finance. He worked with the World bank in several African and Middle East countries to assist cities those countries to improve their revenue collection and strategies,he is also the current President of CIGFARO.