John Stretch John Stretch

John Stretch is one of South Africa’s leading providers of in-company financial training.

A Chartered Accountant with a Masters degree in Finance, he has over 20 years’ experience in business education.

John is a Program Director at Wits Business School and regularly teaches at other local and international business schools. His executive program “Integrating strategy, budgeting and reporting” has attracted delegates from around the world.

He is a recognized authority on Rolling Forcasts and has addressed conferences on this topic at local and international venues.

He has run many courses for Chartered Accountants on the CPE programmes of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants in South Africa, Namibia, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

John currently presents his programs throughout Southern Africa and in the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Mauritius, Singapore.


    In the past 5 years John Stretch has worked with companies in many industries, including leading organisations in retailing, mining, logistics and financial services.


Providing a real return on your training investment

John Stretch’s in-company workshops:

  • are tailored to focus on specific financial and accounting issues relevant to your industry
    using your company’s and industry’s terminology.
  • illustrated by topical and relevant case studies and examples.
  • at lower cost thancomparable public programmes
  • with outstanding support material including detailed notes, case studies and examples, a CD containing the course presentation slides, and a library of additional reading material.



  • I would like to thank you for the most informative financial course  presented by you. The past two days has changed my mind about financials .You have broken a barrier in me in the manner of your presentation which has helped me to look at my division with a different mindset. This is true Black empowerment and good investment  especially to people like me.

  • Edmund Monare
    Managing Director - Masakhe Logistics

  • It was an honour & a pleasure to have been able to share some of the incredible knowledge you have. There are very few people who have the required skills to help people walk away from a course, feeling a whole lot more confident & better skilled to do a better job. I really enjoyed the many true case studies & stories about the companies & individuals in the business world.

  • Paul Hawkins
    Credit Portfolio Manager (Agriculture & Business) - First National Bank Commercial Credit, Kwazulu-Natal, RSA

  • Excellent, my expectations were well met. Best lecturer I have ever come across.

  • Peter Neubert
    General Manager - Food and Allied Group, Mauritius

  • I’ve written this recommendation of your work to other Linked-In users. “John thank you for pointing us on to the road to strategic budgeting and planning at UNISA, we have come a long way with your help and guidance. Top qualities: Great results, expert, high integrity.

  • Willem du Plessis
    Budget and Planning Director - University of South Africa