About Us


Our Mission:

Efficiency Consulting

We strive to make bottom-line impacts to your business by ensuring you have the right people, organisational roles, systems and assets being utilised towards your strategic goals and interim plans.


We are focused on the placement of specialist and senior staff within the Financial Services & IT industries.

Administration of Deceased Estates

Executorship and Administration Services on Deceased Estates falling within the ambit of the Administration of Estates Act, 66 of 1965 (as amended).

Our goal is to set the industry standard in the provision of both these above-mentioned services – with our key KPI’s centering around efficiency of costs and time coupled with market-leading expertise.

Our Commitment to Clients:

  • We will ensure value for money spent.
  • We will build a relationship of trust and partnering, adhering to the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct.
  • We will ensure that our skill-sets are progressive, in line with global trends and needs.
  • We remain resolutely client focused – working closely with our clients to develop a clear understanding of company values, strategic goals and objectives, as well as staffing needs.

Senior Team:

Michael is a founding partner, coming from a strong Financial Services background, having worked on some of the largest trading desks for prestigious investment banks in London (JP Morgan, ING Barings) and Tel Aviv (FIBI), headed up the Western and Northern Cape regions of the Road Accident Fund, and been Executive Head of both Operations and IT for Reinsurance Group of America. Michael holds his Honours in Economics (South Africa) his MBA (Australia). Michael’s focus area is on the Administration of Deceased Estates and Executive and Senior Management headhunting within the Financial Advisory, Insurance, Banking and Asset Management Industries.

Sue comes from a strong IT and Business Analysis background, having programmed in Basic for a few years before joining ISOFT Solutions, where she was employed for 25 years. She worked herself up from programming and training into every facet of the business.  She was very involved with the Business Analysis and Account Managing of all their many clients.  She was appointed a Director and then CEO, a position she held for 6 years before retiring to start On The Dotted Line Consultants in 2007.

Mandi comes from a strong sales and marketing background. She graduated from the University of Cape Town with an undergraduate law degree and a postgraduate in human resources and a few years later completed marketing studies.  Her career to date has had a strong IT influence coupled recently with Financial Services. 

Joanne comes from a strong retail clothing and imports background, having started her career as a buyer for some of South Africa’s leading fashion chains, before founding JCinternational focused on the importation and distribution of medium to high-end clothing. JCinternational was bought by Katawa in 2013 and since then we have added AjayMarketing to our stable, with a focus on industrial clothing.

We believe that we have differentiated ourselves in the market, evidenced through our senior industry backgrounds, service delivery, our integrity and our solid understanding of our focus industries.

Why use us?

  • Passion, drive and commitment – we are a family owned and managed business hence our reputation means everything to us.
  • We understand the impact that a loss of a loved one has on a family – and the consequent need for the estate to be wound up equitably and efficiently.
  • On the recruitment side, we only market and represent those candidates that we believe will add defined value to an employer – all candidates are interviewed thoroughly before we introduce them to prospective employers. If we don’t believe in them, why should you?
  • A strong stakeholder network in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Nigeria and Kenya.
  • A proven team who have all held executive-level roles within their chosen focus industries.
  • Broad based Finance, Banking, IT, Media and Marketing Skills
  • Strong business acumen and integrity