Sigma International
Leading enterprise development and advisory partner in Africa and beyond


Akash Singh 

(CA (SA), MBA)

Akash Singh

Akash Singh

Akash Singh’s professional career and extensive experience has placed him at the forefront of local and global economic development for businesses. He is a registered chartered accountant and has completed his MBA in strategic planning.

Akash has extensive experience in innovation, business strategy, mentoring, coupled with strong commercial skills, particularly with regard to business turnarounds and capital restructuring. He has trained or mentored in excess of 5 000 small, medium and large businesses on various practical subjects.

Prior to founding Sigma International, Akash was the General Manager: Product at Nedcor (Banking Group) as well as General Manager: Finance at BoE Bank. Prior to banking, he was a dispute analysis and investigations manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Durban), where he had undertaken a series of investigations both in the private and public sector. Akash completed his articles at PricewaterhouseCoopers. 

Akash Singh is driven by the desire to do more for people and gives freely of his time. He has been a member of the Board of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the last 11 years; Africa’s largest and oldest metropolitan Chamber. He was appointed President of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) from April 2013 to May 2015. Currently, he is a member of Board and Council at DCCI. Akash is a Council member of the South African Chambers of Commerce (SACCI) and leads the collective Chambers movement in KwaZulu-Natal. He is the President at the KwaZuluNatal Business Chambers Council. Additionally Akash Singh is the co-chair for business at the KZN Economic Council. Akash is also the Honorary Consulate to Republic of Philippines for KwaZulu-Natal and a City Planning Commissioner for eThekwini Municipality. He has recently been appointed a Council member representing business for the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) eastern region.

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