Sarel strydom
Working with clients to create social and economic value by helping them make better, more informed investment decisions.

Sarel Strydom

EY Africa Africa Transaction Diligence Leader

Committed to being a distinct market leader by building experienced and diverse teams across Africa. Dedicated father and husband. Music, mountain biking, golf and nature provide sanity.

Sarel is currently the Africa Transaction Diligence Leader and has led the significant growth of our sub-service line across Africa. The Transaction Diligence offering is a recognised market leading service, anchored in digital and analytics across Africa.

In addition to this role, Sarel is part of the of the Africa Region Partner Forum.
He actively works towards creating a strong personal and team brand in the market. His goal is to do business that is built on trust between colleagues and clients.

Sarel wishes to continue leading a team that is able to navigate its clients through complex transaction decisions, by leveraging experience, credibility and decisiveness.

He was previously an Assurance Partner in the Consumer and Retail Sector, serving large listed accounts. His career at EY started in 2000.

How Sarel is building a better working world

Sarel focuses on the people around him including his colleagues, clients, family and friends, while making an effort to grow ambitious and talented individuals through:

  • Meaningful experiences
  • A workplace that is fun-filled, fast-paced, disciplined and pleasant
  • Ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity