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Jean-Marie van der Elst
TAS Forensics LLC

Jean-Marie, CEO of TAS Forensics LLC, has been an academic in the field of Finance and Economics and an international executive as CFO & CEO in multinational corporations with more than 30 years of experience. Jean-Marie is a financial & business forensic expert on financial and economic matters involving civil and criminal court proceedings, arbitrations and mediations in South Africa and internationally. He has successfully negotiated settlements to material disputes, and is associated with Greg Johnson Forensic Consulting who has more than 25 years forensic experience in domestic and international matters. TAS Forensics has grown into an accredited and valued team with colleagues in South Africa, Europe and the USA.

He holds a Masters degree in Finance, has completed the Corporate Finance Program at London Business School, the Senior Executive Program at Colombia University, NY, and is a full member of the ACFEI (American College of Forensic Examiners Institute). He has enrolled for a D.BA at the Florida Institute of Technology and is involved with Groundswell Ventures, mentoring, promoting and helping to develop start-up businesses in Brevard County, Florida. Prior to his employment at TAS Forensics Services, Jean-Marie was the Group Manager at Coca-Cola Sabco in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. His past employments have seen him working in Russia & the Baltics, Tanzania, South Africa, Switzerland, and London. 

Jean-Marie speaks French, Spanish, English, Deutsch, and Afrikaans, and is very active in volunteer work involving children and social services.

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