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Werner Bouwer


  • 1992:  B luris – University of South Africa (cum laude)
  • 1995: LLB – University of South Africa (cum laude)
  • 1997: Admitted as an advocate of the High Court
  • 2004: Certificate in Labour Relations: University of Pretoria
  • 2008: Masters Degree: Forensic Accounting Northwest University (current 2nd year)

Professional Membership

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) accreditation through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Admitted Advocate to the High Court
  • Member of the Institute of Directors

Lecturing Positions

  • External Examiner and Part time lecturer: University of Pretoria:  Fraud examination and Masters Degree: Fraud Risk Management


Werner was appointed as a Director of Nexus Forensics on 1 November 2006. Before joining Nexus, Werner was a Principal with Deloitte Forensic & Dispute Services, which is operationally on the same level as a Director in the Deloitte Forensic Services. As Principal, Werner was in charge of the investigations service line in the Pretoria office of Deloitte Forensics, and second in charge on a national basis. He was also nationally responsible for Deloitte Forensics Fraud Risk Management service line.

Academic Achievements

  • Best Latin student: Justice College (1989)
  • Butterworths Book Prize: Best LLB student in South Africa (pre-final year – 1994)
  • Adams & Adams Prize: Best results in South Africa in the Law of Patents and Copyright (1994)
  • Johannes Voet Studio Optime Merito Medal: Passing LLB cum laude (1995)
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