Basil Petrolekas

Basil Petrolekas

Quality assurance partner

Partner, Quality assurance
CA

Basil qualified as a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and worked seven years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in various roles in the Johannesburg, Athens and London offices. His audit practice embraces mining industry, property, construction and television industries.
 
Basil has over 18 years’ experience in the broader finance function within large publicly listed mining groups KAZ Minerals PLC (Head of Reporting, London) and Rio Tinto plc (Financial and Commercial Manager, London; Group Financial Controller, South Africa; Principle Advisor, Financial Planning and Analysis, London). His roles included the preparation, management and oversight of IFRS compliant group financial statements, consideration, assessment and developing approaches to implementing new IFRS standards (e.g. IFRS 15, IFRS 9 and IFRS 16) and managing tax functions.
 
His experience also includes managing and implementing group consolidation systems, review and improvement as well as implementation of Group reporting practices of publicly listed or to be publicly listed companies, budgeting and forecast implementation process, and preparation and analysis.

Basil graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa).