Wickus botha
Our job as leaders is fundamentally to inspire people to join you on the journey, to keep them motivated while on the journey, to learn from failures, and to celebrate wins.

Wickus Botha

EY Africa Energy and Natural Resources Leader

Out of the box thinker. Hands-on leader. Inspires teams to deliver exceptional client service. Digitally savvy. Dedicated father. Weekend sports fan, keen traveller and lover of good food and wine.

Wickus is an experienced Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) leader. He is passionate about helping our clients and client service teams to find practical solutions to complex problems.

Wickus’ years of experience and complete dedication to the profession have made him a trusted partner with EY for the past 13 years. He has over 20 years of experience in serving clients within the mining sector, and particularly within large dual-listed and multinational companies.

Wickus is also accredited and experienced in serving JSE listed, TSX listed and SEC registered companies. He has worked with companies across the spectrum of growth and development lifecycles, ranging from entrepreneurial and family owned businesses, to mature multi-listed and multinational companies. Through this, he has been able to assist companies with various other corporate activities such as M&A, IPOs, debt and equity raisings, due diligence and the reporting accountant work required by the various securities exchanges.

How Wickus is building a better working world

Wickus’ in-depth knowledge of EY’s clients and sectors enables him, together with our high-performing teams, to deliver exceptional client service by:

  • Connecting to clients’ agendas.
  • Identifying opportunities to help clients achieve their goals.
  • Tailoring services to be responsive and insightful around clients’ needs.

By keeping clients’ objectives top of mind, Wickus ensures that the insights and service offerings he provides are relevant to their businesses.

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