• Alan Robbins: Client Manager
    Alan Robbins
    Accounting Director
  • Scott Brown: Director - SME Accounting
    Scott Brown
    Director: SME
  • William Louw - Director: South African tax
    William Louw
    Director: South African tax
  • Carol Shrosbree: Payroll Manager
    Carol Shrosbree
    Payroll Manager
  • Nadia du Toit
    Nadia du Toit
    Payroll Administrator
  • Charissa Cameron
    Charissa Cameron
    Payroll Administrator
  • laylaa_baker_bw
    Laylaa Baker
    Junior Client Accountant
  • Lizette Lodewyk_bw
    Lizette Lodewyk
    Client Relations Administrator
  • almaas_amien-bw
    Almaas Amien
    Tax Administrator
  • Zaakeerah-Williams
    Zaakeerah Williams
    Tax Administrator
  • savannah-johnston
    Savannah Johnston
    Manager of UK Contractor Accounting & SA Tax
  • Alan Robbins
    Accounting Director

    Alan went to school, studied and completed his articles in Cape Town, after which he started work as an audit manager. His next move was across to the UK in 2003, where he joined Quotient Financial - later part of Sable International - and worked as a client accountant for just under two years. He then worked as an internal auditor for Interserve PLC, a FTSE-listed facilities management and construction company.

    With a view to returning to Cape Town, he re-joined the Quotient team in June 2007 in the role of client manager. In August 2009, he relocated to the Cape Town office to manage the accounting team based there.

    Alan enjoys most outdoor activities as well as any opportunity to travel.

  • Scott Brown
    Director: SME

    Scott majored in Accounting and Business Administration at Canterbury University in Christchurch, New Zealand. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and working for five years within business services and taxation, he headed to London and joined 1st Contact.

    In 2010, following the merger with a number of smaller accountancy practices to form Sable International's accounting team, he became Managing Director of Accounting, heading a team of accountants and assistants specialising in SMEs and contractors.

    Scott is also interested in travel, music, fine dining and wine.

  • William Louw
    Director: South African tax

    William started his career by studying towards a Chartered Accountant degree through Unisa. Since then he has worked in firms around South Africa and Namibia.

    He has led teams across several companies including 1st Contact’s South African tax division and started his own firm in 2011.

    In 2019, William merged his company with Sable International to form our South African tax division. His goal has always been to help clients get the maximum benefit from their tax situation.

    He is an avid croquet player and has frequently represented the country.

  • Carol Shrosbree
    Payroll Manager

    Originally from Johannesburg, Carol moved to Cape Town to work at the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

    She then moved to the UK on a Working Holiday Visa and ended up staying 12 years in the country working as Payroll Manager in the recruitment industry. When she returned to Cape Town, Carol joined Sable International as Payroll Team Leader for the Umbrella Payroll department, after which she was promoted to Payroll Manager for the SME Accounting division.

    Carol enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, cooking, travelling and long walks on the beach.

  • Nadia du Toit
    Payroll Administrator

    Nadia lived in Bellville and attended Excelsior Primary and DF Malan High School before furthering her studies at the University of the Free State. She excelled in sport, representing Western Province in decathlon, netball and action netball. She was also part of the SA action netball and Free State netball teams, and the u21 SA action netball squad that went to the World Cup.

    She worked at ProPayH as a Payroll Assistant for five years before joining Sable International in the SME department as a Payroll Administrator.

    She enjoys being a mom to the cutest little boy, spending time with family and friends and going for a stroll along the beach.

  • Charissa Cameron
    Payroll Administrator

    Charissa lived in Muizenberg and went to Muizenberg Junior as well as Muizenberg High School before furthering her studies at Cape Technikon. After graduation she moved to the UK on an Ancestry visa, where she lived and worked for 10 years before returning to South Africa.

    She joined Sable International as a Payroll Consultant in the Umbrella Payroll department and later moved to the Contractor Accounts department. She now works in the SME department as a Payroll Administrator.

    She enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends and exploring the various hiking trails that Cape Town has to offer.

  • Laylaa Baker
    Junior Client Accountant

    Laylaa's passion for finance began at primary school and continued through high school and college. Her first job as Junior Client Accountant was at Quotient Financial Solutions, where her skills and capabilities were put to the test. 

    Her role at Sable International is to assist her clients with anything they require regarding their finances and taxes. She is passionate about what she does and always aims to give her best. 

    In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, experiencing new things and baking. 

     

  • Lizette Lodewyk
    Client Relations Administrator

    Lizette was born and raised in Cape Town and matriculated from Muizenberg High School. She completed a National Higher Certificate in Accountancy at CPUT and a Certificate in Banking at Cornerstone.

    She then started working for Standard Bank in 2012 and fulfilled different customer facing roles namely, Receptionist, Teller, ATM custodian and Customer Service Consultant. She enjoys working with people and having the satisfaction at the end of the day that she helped resolved a client’s problem and they left with a smile.

    In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends and learning new dishes to cook.

  • Almaas Amien
    Tax Administrator

    Almaas started her career at Sable International in 2009 as a Tax Refunds Processor, then worked her way to the Contractor Accounting Department as a Compliance Administrator and now a Tax Administrator in the Sable International SA Tax department, where she assists client with their SARS Efiling, tax clearances and tax emigration process and other admin-related assistance they may need in SA Tax.

    In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, and spending time with and taking walks with her family.

  • Zaakeerah Williams
    Tax Administrator

    Zaakeerah completed her high school career at Pelican Park High School in 2016, followed by a Professional Executive and Personal Assistant Certificate in 2018 at Concept Interactive Institute.

    Prior to starting at Sable International, she worked at YJA & Associates and Mint Accounting. She's spent the majority of her career building her knowledge and skills in immigration and SARS tax administration.

    In her current role, her duties includes tax status changes with SARS, SARS admin related tasks, deactivation and tax clearances (FIA & EMI).

    Outside of work, she loves spending time with family and going on outside adventures.

  • Savannah Johnston
    Manager of UK Contractor Accounting & SA Tax

    After graduating from Stellenbosch University, Savannah jumped on the first plane out and spent the next year travelling Australia, eventually settling down in London.

    After arriving in London, she joined the Sable International accounting team in a client accountant position, managing both corporate and individual accounts. She was based in the London offices until early 2019, when she transferred to the Cape Town offices, and has continued to service her UK-based clients from there.

    Since her move to the Cape Town office, she has worked closely with the SA Tax and Wealth divisions, on more complex cases. This mostly involves assisting individuals with tax planning when moving to or from the United Kingdom.

    More recently, she has been appointed as the manager of the UK contractor accounting & SA tax team.

    Outside of work, she loves to travel, especially to off-grid destinations. She also enjoys horse riding, nature walks and sitting around a fire with great company and a good glass of wine.

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