Our Team

As the global leader in on-demand audit talent, our team is committed to help audit firms realise their goals by redefining their workforce strategy.

Darren Isaacs
Darren Isaacs

Founder & CEO

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Paul Emery
Paul Emery

CXO

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Kevin Kletz
Kevin Kletz

COO

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Pieter Strydom
Pieter Strydom

Product Architect

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Cristina Dela Tonga
Cristina Dela Tonga

Community Associate

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Kathryn Olsen
Kathryn Olsen

Office Manager

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Robert Betts
Robert Betts

Community Manager

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Alisha Nadasen
Alisha Nadasen

Journey Advocate

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Dana Naidoo
Dana Naidoo

Engagement Manager

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Seth Gordon
Seth Gordon

Engagement Manager

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Darren Isaacs
Darren Isaacs

Founder & CEO

Darren is on a mission with his team at Makosi to change the way public accounting firms deliver work. This requires our clients to go global and on-demand with resourcing strategies, operate virtually as well as forge automation and data analytics strategies. His mantra is "get your hands dirty, figure things out, keep it simple and never give up."

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Paul Emery
Paul Emery

CXO

At the age of 28, Paul rode a motorcycle around the world. While he was riding, he thought about quitting almost every day. But despite the bad weather, brushes with the law, mental and physical fatigue, he kept going. Today, Paul puts that perseverance to work as a member of the Makosi leadership team by delivering exceptional service and experiences to our clients.

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Kevin Kletz
Kevin Kletz

COO

Kevin is an experienced finance and operations executive with a varied industry background including real estate, sports & entertainment and financial services. He ensures that our teams are able to consistently deliver to our clients in a compliant and effective manner.

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Pieter Strydom
Pieter Strydom

Product Architect

As a technology entrepreneur and former external auditor at Ernst & Young, Pieter uses his knowledge and experience to provide clients with technology they want. By leveraging industry leading product development practices, UX/UI design thinking, robotic process automation and AI, we’re building product to accelerate innovation in the audit industry.

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Cristina Dela Tonga
Cristina Dela Tonga

Community Associate

With her management consulting background, and a proven track-record of delivering as a business development specialist, Christina helps find and recruit the best talent from important global talent clusters ensuring that our clients are always able to access the best talent, no matter where they are.

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Kathryn Olsen
Kathryn Olsen

Office Manager

With a strong support and administrative background, Kathryn allows the team to move quicker, which in turn allows the team to move quicker for our clients.

Robert Betts
Robert Betts

Community Manager

Robert is a career consultant to Chartered Accountants with global experience within international consulting groups based in UK, South Africa, Bermuda and Cayman Islands. With more than 10 years’ combined experience in the accounting and recruitment industry, he's uniquely placed to understand both the consultants and client by identifying top talent for our international client base.

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Alisha Nadasen
Alisha Nadasen

Journey Advocate

Alisha is deeply passionate about people and their development. She’s been with Ernst & Young for 7 years and spent most of her time within the learning and development space, upskilling and coaching both aspiring and qualified chartered accountants. She thrives on creating the most exceptional journey from start to finish for our community members, while pushing them to constantly be the best version of themselves.

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Dana Naidoo
Dana Naidoo

Engagement Manager

As a Chartered Accountant with 6+ years audit experience in sectors including real estate, manufacturing, retail and non-profit organisations, Dana manages high performing audit teams for our clients. Dana is passionate about building meaningful relationships with our clients and auditors, and empowers our auditors to operate at their full potential.

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Seth Gordon
Seth Gordon

Engagement Manager

Seth is a Chartered Accountant and former EY audit manager, with 4+ years of external and digital audit experience. With his varied industry experience gained on multinational audits in the manufacturing, real estate and technology sectors, Seth is able to thrive in high-pressure, deadline-driven environments, where he helps our audit teams successfully deliver on challenging and complex audits.

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Advisory Board

Richard Fisher
Richard Fisher

Retired CHRO, EisnerAmper

David Madden
David Madden

Intelligent Automation

Wayne Kaplan
Wayne Kaplan

Retired Managing Partner, Grant Thornton

Richard Fisher
Richard Fisher

Retired CHRO, EisnerAmper

David Madden
David Madden

Intelligent Automation

Wayne Kaplan
Wayne Kaplan

Retired Managing Partner, Grant Thornton