Having initially trained as an auditor and accountant with Ernst & Young in Johannesburg, South Africa, Cliff then became a partner in a tax consulting practice. He has since been a consultant and partner to several institutions.
Cliff was both Founder and Managing Director of Blue Ink Investments (Pty) Ltd, and has also acted as a Director and member of the Investment Committee of Legae Capital. He served as an executive member of the South African Financial Sector Conduct Authority’s Legal & Regulatory Affairs Committee for seven years and has been a member of the International Tax Planning Association for many years.
As a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of both the Skybound Group and GWM, Cliff is involved in the development of the Group's global business initiatives.