Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has given the last repo rate announcement of the year and the rate has remained unchanged. The year ends on a very interesting note given the abundance of local and international shock and scandal, from Zuma and his allies being exposed in the State Capture report and the infamous business mogul Donald Trump winning the US presidency.
1 December 2012
In 2000, James O’Haughey Chief Financial Officer of DebtBusters, graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa with honours in accounting. In 2003, James qualified as a Chartered Accountant at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). After completing his articles at Deloitte in Johannesburg in 2003, James went on to do a 3 month secondment with Deloitte in New York.
From 2004 to 2011, James went on to further his financial career in London by gaining work experience across industry at various corporations such as Barclays Capital, CP Ships Limited and Logica Limited.
Over the years, James has acquired a wide breadth of financial experience including process development & improvement, financial accounting & reporting, project management, taxation and treasury management. James has also gained wider experience outside of finance, including client account management, business development and IT product development.
Before joining DebtBusters in 2012, James worked for TradeStream, a software development company providing services within the South African retail sector, as a client account executive. James has strong technical expertise, coupled with problem solving and analytical skills, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.