The Fraud Examiner

CEO of the ACFE’s Largest Chapter Reminds Fraud Examiners They Are All Leaders


September 2018

ACFE Member Profile
Jaco de Jager, CFE
ACFE South Africa Chapter

Jaco de Jager, CFE, is the CEO of the ACFE's largest chapter, the ACFE South Africa Chapter. He manages a group that is responsible for more than 6,000 chapter members and is currently helping put together the 11th Annual African Fraud Conference and Exhibition. He believes fraud fighters can play an important role in their jobs and communities. “Remember that you pave the way for others, and as a leader, you must continue doing your part to do away with fraud and corruption,” he said. “You form part of the unsung heroes. Keep going.”


What do you do for a living?

I am the CEO of the ACFE South Africa Chapter and have been involved for the past 10 years. Our team drives not only the chapter but also eight other African chapters, to whom we provide guidance, helping them increase membership and market their brands.


Why did you decide to enter the anti-fraud field?

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