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At the core of it all, our team drives progress. Whether we aim for a sustainable future or innovate revolutionary solutions, it’s the unity and teamwork of our people that are reshaping the world.

Meet Our Team

At Crowe DNA, our professionals share one commitment, to deliver excellence.

Dale Holloway

Managing Partner | Director Human Capital & Change Management Services

Dale opened the Crowe DNA firm in September 2017. Prior to going in to private and professional practice Dale worked for Standard Bank of South Africa, (Africa’s largest Banking Group), a career that spanned 25 years, where he fulfilled various senior leadership roles in both Operations, Human Resources and Retail Banking. Dale has worked across various regions of Africa, which includes having completed a 4-year expatriate assignment in West Africa (living out of Lagos, Nigeria and Accra Ghana for 4 years).

Tayla Bestbier

Partner | Director Human Development Advisory

Tayla has worked in mental health for 8 years as a specialist wellness counsellor and a psychometrist, registered with the ASCHP and HPCSA respectively. During this period, she has worked in non-profit sector, as well as professional supporting private. She has a vast experience with local and international companies. She is the first certified Human development professional in South Africa. She spoke at the Future Talent council HR summit and the HR tech festival Asia on the emerging field of Human Development. Also, leadership development, organizational development, learning and development, coaching, and employee wellness are also part of her skillset.

Craig Morse

Partner | Director Financial Accounting Services

Craig co-opened the Crowe Southern Cape firm in March 2021. Prior to opening this professional practice Craig worked for Ross Munro & Associates where he was responsible for the efficient functioning of the office and staff. His key areas of focus were management accounting and financial reporting. Craig has worked extensively in the audit environment, attending to various municipalities, Mediclinic and aspects of the Africa Empowerment Equity Investment Group.

Louis Jooste

Non-Executive Director

Louis became a Non-Executive Director at Crowe in April 2024, bringing with him more than ten years of expertise in the fiduciary and financial services sector. He is a certified lawyer with a focus on Private Client, Trust, and Corporate Governance. Additionally, he is the founder and managing director of a software company located in the Channel Islands.

Melody Naidoo

HR Professional | People Consultant | Transformational Facilitator

Melody Naidoo is an experienced HR and Learning and Development strategist with over twenty years of experience. She focuses on enhancing competitiveness, employee development, and organizational success through services like Learning and Development, Project Management, and Strategic Alignment. Melody provides end-to-end HR support, strategic leadership, and operational responsibilities to drive positive transformation and progress within organizations.

Mervin Brody

Associate Partner | Business Development Services

Mervin joined Crowe DNA in September 2020. Prior to entering the professional consulting and advisory world, he commenced his career in HR at Standard Bank of South Africa, where he spent 21 years. He has experience in various senior leadership roles in Human Resources and Retail Banking Businesses. Mervin has worked in various countries in Africa, and in addition the UK, USA, Malaysia in business- as well as consulting and advisory roles across various industries. This includes mining, manufacturing, logistics, telecoms, digital advertising, utilities, and fire management among others. Areas of professional interest and core competencies include strategic planning and performance enhancement, organisational design, operational process improvement, change management, leadership development, Labour law and HRIS.

Dion Theart

Associate Partner | Human Capital Services

Dion has offered service to professionals in varying fields, including teaching, psychometrical assessments, career guidance and human resource assistance. He began his career as a teacher psychologist and worked with Standard Bank for 16 years as a Senior Human Resources Consultant before becoming a Crowe DNA Senior Associate in 2018.

Zinia Steenkamp

Management Accountant

A management accountant with a passion to make a difference to customers' businesses keeping a close eye on the numbers and ensuring that every decision is guided by insight and expertise. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of financial data, Zinia brings a unique blend of analytical skills and business acumen to the table. Her dedication to helping businesses succeed goes beyond balancing the books; it's about creating value, fostering innovation, and building a sustainable future for all stakeholders involved.

Dawie Müller

Associate Partner | Human Capital Services

Dawie is a seasoned HR Professional with more than 20 years local and international experience at British American Tobacco in Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Payroll and HR Shared Services. He is passionate about the contribution of Human Resources in the achievement of business strategy, and equally comfortable operating at a strategic level than getting his hands dirty in the detail. He has a practical approach and is someone who provides solutions that contributes to the attainment of business objectives.
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