Driaan is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and obtained a Masters degree in Tax Law
(MAcc Tax) from the University of Stellenbosch. He has close to 8 years of experience in
providing corporate and international tax advice to clients from both a South African and
Seconded to the Mozambican firm in early 2013, for the last 4 years he has been involved in providing
tax advice to local and international clients of the Mozambican firm in structuring and implementing
their businesses in Mozambique and in M&A transactions, focusing on international and corporate tax.
Driaan is also engaged in providing tax assistance to numerous clients, most of them multinationals,
comprising, inter alia, performance of tax due diligence, drafting tax reports on the tax framework
for investors in Mozambique and advising on the tax implications arising from specific transactions in
His portfolio of clients covers a large number of subsidiaries and permanent establishments of
multinational corporations operating in various sectors within Mozambique, including inter alia
mining, oil & gas, financial institutions, construction, manufacturing, retail, agriculture, tourism and
Driaan is the leader of the Corporate and International Tax practice.