Okkie Kellerman

Okkie is based in Taxand South Africa where he is an executive at ENSafrica. He is a qualified CA (SA) and specialises in international tax (with special emphasis on inward and outward investments and the funding of transactions such as restructurings, take-overs and merger and acquisition), transfer pricing, thin capitalisation, the application of international double tax agreements and exchange control regulations.

Okkie has gained commercial experience working as a group tax advisor for a South African manufacturer, and has worked for a leading international firm of auditors, advising multinational companies on cross-border tax implication.

Okkie’s experience includes advising multinational companies. He has a specialised industry knowledge servicing clients in the construction, mining, energy, manufacture, distribution and services industries.

He specialises in advising multinational companies on: 

  • setting up operations in SA;
  • structuring of investments into SA considering the various tax and exchange control implications;
  • structuring transaction in the most tax efficient way;
  • the need to draft transfer pricing policies; and 
  • obtaining exchange control approval.

​Okkie is recognised as a leading lawyer by the following reputable rating agencies and their publications:

  • The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers 2014 – Corporate Tax (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® 2016, 2013 – Tax law (South Africa)

Qualifications

  • BCom (Accounting) (University of Pretoria)
  • BCom (Accounting) (Hons) (University of Pretoria)
  • CTA (University of Pretoria) 
  • Advanced Certificate in Taxation (University of South Africa) 
  • CA (SA) (University of Pretoria)