Meet Our Team

  • Johann Diener

    Audit Manager
    T: +27 (21) 405 8670
    F: +27 (21) 419 6720

    Johann studied at University of Stellenbosch, where he obtained his Bachelor of Accounting degree in 2010 and Bachelor of Accounting Honours degree in 2011. Johann completed his articles at MGI Bass Gordon in 2014 where he stayed on as an Audit Supervisor and now Audit Manager. He registered as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 2015.

    He is responsible for the management and supervision of a portfolio of audit engagements at MGI Bass Gordon. Johann is also involved with the in-house training of staff and serves on the social committee within MGI Bass Gordon. He is passionate about auditing and his portfolio of clients operates across a wide range of industries, including: retail, manufacturing, investment holding, and wholesale trade.

  • Petrus Erasmus

    Tax Manager
    T: +27 (21) 405 8612
    F: 086 550 9205

    Petrus joined Gross Hendler & Frank in 2002 which later merged with MGI Bass Gordon in 2010. He is an essential member of the team, with a particular focus on tax compliance and tax consulting. Before joining the firm, Petrus worked for 6 years in tax compliance at the South African Revenue Service in Cape Town and also completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Stellenbosch. He has, in addition to this degree, obtained his Certificate in Taxation, Advanced Certificate in Taxation and Higher Diploma in Tax in order to acquire a deeper understanding and appreciation of tax. Petrus is also registered as a Master’s Tax Practitioner with the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners.

  • Nini de Freitas

    Audit Manager
    T: +27 (21) 405 8666
    F: 086 674 8017

    Nini is a born and bred Capetonian and attended the University of Cape Town where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Chemistry. After completing her teaching diploma, she taught Mathematics and Physical Science for 17 years. Feeling the need to embark on a new challenge, she completed her B Compt (Hons) through the University of South Africa (UNISA) and completed her articles at Gross Hendler & Frank. The firm subsequently merged with MGI Bass Gordon in 2010. Since then she has been and continues to be responsible for the supervision and management of a wide ranging portfolio of audit clients.

    When not at work, she enjoys travelling and has travelled extensively throughout Europe. Being an eternal student, she believes life is a living classroom and enjoys the discovery and challenge that new ventures bring.

  • Erica Fryer

    Family Office Client Manager
    T: +27 (21) 405 8553
    F: +27 (21) 419 6720

    Erica graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and registered as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 2008. Having completed her articles at RSM Betty & Dickson in Cape Town, Erica worked as an audit senior at PWC Bermuda for 2 years before joining MGI Bass Gordon in 2011.

    As the Family Office Manager, Erica manages a portfolio of local and international clients, providing invaluable professional consulting services to these entrepreneurs, their businesses and their family affairs.

  • Yasmin Theys

    Accounting Manager
    T: +27 (21) 405 8507
    F: 086 532 4793

    Yasmin joined a prominent audit and accounting firm in Cape Town in 2002 to commence her traineeship whilst she completed her Bachelor of Accounting Science degree through the University of South Africa (UNISA). After relocating to Johannesburg, Yasmin later returned to Cape Town and joined Gross Hendler & Frank where she has become an integral part of the team. This firm subsequently merged with MGI Bass Gordon in 2010.

    Yasmin manages and supervises the accounting services department. She is also responsible for assisting with various other services, including accounting, auditing, consulting and taxation. She regularly assists and advises clients on improving their accounting and management processes.