About Us

Who We Are

Echelon Financial Group has been established and is managed by two expert and experienced partners, Mr. Abrie Collard and Mr. Jürgen Van Wyk. We aim to provide a value-added service to all of our clients. We pride ourselves in supplying an honest, reliable and high-quality service. Both partners come from strong audit backgrounds and have led the financial divisions of various companies in the country, spread throughout different industries and provide a combined 30 years of experience, in various financial sectors.

You are the pivot of your business’s success;whatever the challenge,whatever unpredicted curveball life throws at you, we help you find a way.

Meet Our Echelon Team

As our client, your engagement would be led by a single partner supported by dedicated consultants. Echelon Financial Group Namibia is backed by a team of dedicated and seasoned professionals, who have a combined 30 years experience in various industries.

Abrie Collard

Managing Partner

Abrie has over 15 years experience which ranges from being in charge of audit engagements at Grant Thornton but also extends to being tasked to represent multinational companies in various industries as Financial Manager and CFO. His experience extends, but is not limited to, providing leadership, direction and management of the administrative, financial, risk management and operations functions of a company. Abrie has proven throughout his career that he is an energetic, authentic, adaptable, results driven leader with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. “Our Greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.’’- Thomas A. Edison

Professional Memberships / Qualifications

  • BCompt Accounting Science – UNISA
  • Audit Articles – PAAB (ICAN)
  • Member of The Southern African Institute for Business Accountants
  • Member of Institute of Financial Accountants UK | Institute for Public Accountants Australia

Jürgen Van Wyk

Partner, Team Leader

Jürgen has over 15 years’ experience in Industry Finance, Accounting, and Operations. He is an experienced senior consultant with an established history of working in the management consulting industry. Skilled in business process, accounting, internal controls, business transformation, and management. Jürgen comes from a strong PwC background covering more than 5 years leading strong accountants in the field, in preparation for audits. With his favourite quote; “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today”, this leader believes in getting the job done to the best of his ability and leading teams to greater successes.

Professional Memberships / Qualifications

  • ND Marketing for Professional Accountants - Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • BCOM Business Administration - Southern Business School

Echelon Financial Group Namibia aims at taking you to new heights.