Anél de Bruyn

She is a Certified Forensic Examiner and admitted attorney with more than 20 years of professional experience.

Business crime

Anél specialises in the investigation and legal interpretation of white-collar offences. She has worked on a multitude of investigations that focussed on corrupt and collusive schemes, the misappropriation of assets and intellectual property, the mismanagement of a supply chain management department, cover quoting schemes, bid rigging schemes, fronting schemes, moonlighting schemes and conflict of interest schemes. She has also developed expertise on fraud, corruption and racketeering in the public sector and lifestyle audits in the private sector.

She has also conducted social engineering interactions with targets based on a thoroughly considered set of fictitious facts to interact with relevant individuals in order to discreetly obtain information regarding relevant entities, individuals and/or products.

She works closely with local and international law enforcement agencies to support the successful investigation and conviction of offenders and works closely with asset forfeiture units to preserve and recover assets misappropriated during white-collar offences.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology (University of South Africa)
  • Bachelor of Laws (University of South Africa)


  • Certified Biometric Officer (Managed Integrity Evaluation)


  • Higher Certificate in Forensic Examination (University of the Western Cape)
  • Part time programme in Legal Practice (University of Cape Town)

Professional memberships

  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court
  • Associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators

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