National Team

IRS has a diverse team with a high percentage of historically disadvantaged people represented. 50% of IRS employees are female.

Staff Portfolios and Qualifications

 

Glenda Paul (FP) SA

PORTFOLIO:

Director
Overall Management of IRS Group

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • National Training Certificate in Policing - SAPS Police College.
  • National Training Certificate in Public Order Policing - SAPS Police College.
  • Certificate in Corporate & Ethics Governance - University of Pretoria.
  • Programme in Finance & Accounting - University of the Witwatersrand.
  • Programme in Anti-Corruption & Commercial Crime Investigation - University of Pretoria.
  • Programme in Forensic & Investigative Auditing - UNISA.
  • Programme in Investigation and Management of Cyber & Electronic Crime - University of Pretoria.
  • Programme in Money Laundering and Detection - University of Pretoria.
  • Designated Forensic Practitioner South Africa (FP) SA - Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners.
  • Registered with PSIRA.

Chad Thomas CCFM

PORTFOLIO:

Director
High Profile Investigations, Media Liaison, Liaison with State Authorities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Diploma in Security Management - DMS/South African Institute of Security.
  • Certificate in Combating Fraud & Corruption in South Africa - University of Pretoria.
  • Certificate in Managing Threats & Challenges - University of Pretoria.
  • Certificate in Managing Political Risks - University of Pretoria/RAU.
  • Programme in Corporate Fraud Investigation - South African Institute of Corporate Fraud Management/Gordon Institute of Business (UP) (Certified Corporate Fraud Manager).
  • Certificate in Corporate & Ethics Governance - University of Pretoria.
  • Certificate in Protection of Personal Information Act - University of Pretoria.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in International Criminal Law - University of the Witwatersrand.
  • Member: African Association of Threat Professionals.
  • Honorary Member: South African Institute of Professional Investigators.
  • Founder: Independent Investigators Alliance South Africa (NPC).
  • Registered with PSIRA.

Andre Van Wyk

PORTFOLIO:

Senior Specialist Investigator: Financial Crimes

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • In-House Training: Private Investigations - Revenue and Asset Protection Services.
  • Programme in Protection of Personal Information Act - University of Pretoria.
  • Professional Development Certificates: Procurement Pitfalls, Corruption and Law: Due Diligence Investigations, Lifestyle Audits, Organised Crime Act, Assessment in the Forensic Context - Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners.
  • Member: South African Institute of Professional Investigators.
  • Registered with PSIRA.

Angelique Da Silva

PORTFOLIO:

Investigator: Financial Crimes

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA Criminology - UNISA.
  • BA (Honours) - UNISA.
  • Associate - Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners.
  • Course in Anti-Corruption and Commercial Crime Investigation - UNISA.
  • Investigator Training Program - Pfizer.
  • BSC Biomedicine - Midrand Graduate Institute.
  • Registered with PSIRA.

Carla Botes

PORTFOLIO:

Complex Financial Crimes Co-Ordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA Criminology - University of Pretoria.
  • Professional Development Certificates: Procurement Pitfalls, Corruption and Law: Due Diligence Investigations - Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners.
  • Registered with PSIRA.

Melissa Meneses

PORTFOLIO:

Accounts Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • VIP Accounting System - VIP Personnel and Payroll Systems.
  • VIP Accounting System Phase 2 - VIP Personnel and Payroll Systems.
  • QuickBooks - Brilliant Business Systems.
  • VIP Training Course - Softline VIP.
  • Essentials of Payroll Taxes - VIP Payroll.
  • Vision Unique Management Training - Uniclox Technologies.
  • Sage 1 Accounting - In-House.
  • Taly Payroll - In-House.

Jarod Paul

PORTFOLIO:

Technical Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Course in Electronics - Regal.
  • Course in Access Control Fundamentals - Regal.
  • Course in Zkteco Advanced Access Controls - Regal.
  • Course in CCTV Installation - Regal.
  • Course in CCTV Commissioning - Regal.
  • Course in Networking & Remote Access Set Up - Regal.
  • Course in Wisnetworks - Regal.
  • Registered with PSIRA.

Shabeer Abbas

PORTFOLIO:

Technical Co-Ordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • TESOL - ITTT (UK).
  • STCW Train the Trainer - ETSDC (UAE).
  • H2S Instructor Development - ERA (USA).