Duane Newman

Duane Newman

Senior Associate

Duane Newman is a Senior Associate of Tutwa Consulting. He has 18 years of consulting experience in the fields of inward investment advisory, customs & international trade consulting, government grant and incentive advisory, and sustainability & climate change consulting. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a registered tax practitioner. Previously he was a partner at Deloitte Consulting, where he lead the Global Customs & Trade business, the Tax Management Consulting business, the Government Grants business, and most recently was the firm-wide leader for the Sustainability & Climate Change practice for Deloitte South Africa. He has advised many multinationals in setting up business in South Africa. Duane has been widely quoted in the press on issues including business set up, general taxation issues, automotive industry, customs & trade, government incentives, sustainability & climate change. Duane had his own column in the Business Day called “Duane’s World” for a few years. Duane has had numerous leadership roles in South Africa including: chairman of the South African Chamber of Business’s Trade committee; chairman Amcham Trade & Business Advisory committee, and board member; chairman of Incentive Consultants Association; and executive member of Eurochamber. Duane set up his own consulting practice in 2012, called Cova Advisory & Associates, which focuses on areas of Duane’s specific experience.