Our Team

Chris Herbst

CEO | Founder

Christoff Pauw

Crypto Tax Technical Advisor

Suné Oosthuizen

DeFi & Crypto Regulation Consultant

Nicolene Botes

DeFi & Crypto Tax Consultant

Joshua Chesno

Crypto Tax Reporting Consultant

Ashton Lunt

Crypto Tax Reporting Consultant

Lee Cupido

Client Success Manager

Alston Swarts

Professional Accountant

Johandrie van Tonder

Professional Accountant

Damian Goshai

Accountant

Chanay Daniels

Administrative Support

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Chris is the founder of CountDeFi and CH Consulting. He has 12 years finance industry experience. He is a technology enthusiast and the move from traditional finance to DeFi was a natural one for him. 

CEO | Founder

  • Certified Bitcoin Professional
  • Computer Science Degree – University of Stellenbosch
  • Investment Management Degree – University of Stellenbosch
  • Honours in Business Management Degree – University of Stellenbosch
  • Registered Tax Professional – SAIT
  • Registered Business Accountant – SAIBA
Christoff Pauw photo

Christoff is an expert in navigating the plethora of Crypto exchange reporting nuances. His main goal is to generate high quality crypto tax reports on a global basis.

Crypto Reporting Consultant

  • Certified Bitcoin Professional
  • Investment Management Degree – University of Stellenbosch
  • Honours Economics Degree – University of Stellebosch
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Suné researches and consults on Global DeFi and Crypto regulation. She also advises on various taxation issues of Crypto Assets.

DeFi & Crypto Regulation Consultant

  •  Law Degree – UNISA
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Nicolene researches and consults on Global DeFi and Crypto regulation. She also advises on various taxation issues of Crypto Assets.

DeFi & Crypto Regulation Consultant

  • Law Degree – University of Stellenbosch
  • LLB Degree – University of Stellenbosch
Joshua Chesno photo

Joshua researches and consults on Global Crypto Payment solutions. He is also an avid crypto trader himself.

Crypto Payment Consultant

  • Financial Management Degree – Varsity College
  • CFA Candidate
Ashton Lunt photo

Ashton’s great strength is to soldier through correcting clients’ portfolios with 10 000+ transactions!

Crypto Tax Reporting Consultant

  • Diploma in Software Engineering
  • Certificate in Financial Management
  • Certificate in Software Testing
Lee Cupido photo

Lee’s mission is to ensure all client’s have a great experience when engaging us.

Client Success Manager

  • Marketing Degree – Boston City Campus
Alston Swarts photo

Alston’s main point of pride is high quality financial statements.

Professional Accountant

  • Degree in Financial Accounting – University of Western Cape
  • Honours Degree in Financial Analysis – University of Cape Town
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting – University of South Africa
  • Registered Professional Accountant
  • Registered Professional Tax Practitioner
Johandrie van Tonder photo

Johandrie is an all rounder, dabbling in accounting and various tax compliance related matters.

Professional Accountant

  • Degree in Management Accounting – University of Stellenbosch
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tax Law – University of Stellenbosch
  • Registered Professional Accountant
  • Registered Professional Tax Practitioner
Damian Goshai photo

Damian is like a machine, his input is data and his output is high quality work.

Accountant

  • Degree in Financial Accounting (3rd year – in process)
Leza Hill photo

Leza loves processing and getting management accounts done.

Accountant

  • Diploma in Accounting – Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Chanay Daniels photo

Chanay takes no nonsense and that does not differ in any admin she takes care of.

Administrative Support

  • Management Assistant Diploma – Boland College

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