Dawie Fouche | KPMG | ZA
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Dawie Fouche

Director, Forensic

KPMG in South Africa

Dawie is admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa and has in excess of 25 years of Justice and Forensic experience. He has accumulated vast experience in criminal and other investigations.

Dawie heads up the Pretoria Forensic Business Unit and has extensive Public and Private Sector experience. 

His role includes providing fraud and misconduct investigation services to KPMG’s Public and Private Sector clients. Prior to joining KPMG Dawie worked for the Prosecuting Authority and Office for Serious Economic Offences (OSEO). With more than 15 years experiance as an advocate Dawie prosecuted cases in Magistrates Courts, Regional Courts and High Court. He appeared in appeal cases on behalf of the State in the High Court and the Supreme Court to Appeal. Dawie led investigations into a number of complex commercial cases. After joining KPMG has inter alia been responsible for conducting and leading fraud and misconduct investigations at a variety of Government Departments and Private Sector clients.

Dawie served as engagement partner for a research project for the Review of the Criminal Justice System in South Africa. This involved research of legal topics as well as business and operational processes. The project was executed for the Director General of Justice and formed part of the bigger Review of the Criminal Justice System which was conducted in the JCPS Cluster. Dawie has experience of the development of fraud prevention strategies. He was also involved in conducting a survey on perceptions of citizens and public servants regarding corruption on behalf of the Department of Public Service and Administration. 

Areas of expertise:

  • Department of Justice
  • Education
  • Stock exchange
  • Government

Education and qualifications

  • BA (Law)

  • LLB (Cum laude)

  • Higher Diploma in Company Law


  • Admitted as Advocate of the High Court of South Africa

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