About Into SA

Meet the Team and Our Preferred Partners
A Few Words About

The Into SA Team

It is not only the dozens of university degrees that make the Into SA Team special, it is also their decades of practical experience in the front-line of dealing with inept, ill-equipped or oblivious government departments. Meet the Team that will make a difference:

Ralph M Ertner

Chief Exec. Officer (Into SA Group)

Sherizaan Ertner

DipHosp (IHS)
Executive Director
(GAUTENG Division)

Fernando J A Rôlo

BAdmin (UP) BAdmin Hons (UNISA)
HR Manager (Group)
ex officio

Phila Komote

DiplMan (NMMU), cand. LLB (UNISA)
Head of Corporate Law Services & Licenses

Dianne Nash

LLB (UP), Conveyancer & Notary Public
Legal Advisor, Notary
ex officio

John S Makhoba

Legal Advisor &
Tax Practitioner

Ashleen R Plaatjies

DiplAcc (CTTC)
Executive Officer
(CAPE Division)

Tarryn A Evon

DiplAcc (CTTC)
Executive Director
(CAPE Division)

Tandeka Ncube

Office Manager
(Into SA Zimbabwe)

Jörg-Henning Meyer

Marketing & Sales
(Into SA Group)

Angelina Z Ntuli

Office Manager
(GAUTENG Division)

Lula Gebreyesus

Into SA Advisory Board
(East Africa)

Ivan Lukaš

(CEU), Ph.D. (CUP)
Liaison Officer
(Into SA Turkey)

Peter Balik

Liaison Officer
(Into SA Poland)

Ludger Pooth

Senior Researcher
(Economy & Politics)

Tafadzwa Mhonde

LLB (UL), cand. BProc (Harare)
Executive Director
(Into SA Zimbabwe)
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Who we trust

Our Preferred Partners

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EXCLUSIVE: BinoPlus / Aynokom

Binoplus+ Co. is an innovation and technology development company, which provides solutions and tools on business process and system integration, project management, automation technologies, international market integration through its products and services. Based in Istanbul, Turkey, they operate the Aynokom Platform, partnering with eAFRICA to assist Turkish Businesses to enter African markets.


BKD was founded in 1984 by Kobus Delport (CA/SA), a senior lecturer at the PU for CHE (NOW North West University). The name was changed to BKD when another existing practice was bought in 2010. With over thirty years experience, we invite you to use our services as your business partner. Our practice strives for the delivery of high-level professional services with a personal touch. Confidentiality and integrity is our motto. Our wide range of advisory services is only a call or e-mail away. We are distinguished from our competitors for the following reason: Since 1984 we deliver a wide range of services to valued customers in all corners of the country. Our customers base extends geographically from as far as Cape Town to Durban/ as well as Johannesburg. The practice has a ‘’cream of the crop’’ staff component that is at your service. We can boast over thirty years in the profession. Our excellent level of services is our pride, and all information is kept highly confidential. We supply a wide range of value-added services. BKD uses the latest technology and systems to perform our tasks and ensure that each customer can sleep peacefully when it comes to their financial and tax affairs.

EXCLUSIVE: Visas & Passports Unlimited

Opposite to the direction of Into SA, Visas & Passports Unlimited facilitate a resourceful and hassle-free visa application process to both individual and corporate travellers on their journeys out of South Africa. We facilitate an unrivalled customer experience in which the individuals’ needs are prioritised and their questions and concerns met with expertise and care. Leisure and corporate international travellers from South Africa can apply for visas and passports using our easy and comprehensive travel visa service. Visas & Passports Unlimited (VPU) works closely with various embassies to make the entry into world-wide destinations possible at very short notice.

NETWORK: Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Chamber is an independent, non-political, subscription-based association dedicated to promoting a business-friendly environment. Our members are drawn from every sector of the economy, and range from independent entrepreneurs to the large corporate. We are a key player in the promotion and facilitation of international trade and an impartial third party which enables us to negotiate contracts and secure funding for projects that benefit its membership. We promote enterprise development, skills development training and business advisory services.


The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) is a not-for-profit body which consists of active players in South Africa’s photovoltaic market who have a genuine, invested presence in the country. The association is devoted to promoting the growth of the country’s solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity market, and aims to contribute to the country’s renewable energy roll-out.

NETWORK: South African – German Chamber of Commerce

When it comes to business contacts between South Africa, the SADC countries and Germany, the Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry NPC is your ideal partner. We support you in establishing first business contacts with potential customers for your products or services and assist you with the preparations of your trade fair participation.

NETWORK: Southern African – Netherlands Chamber of Commerce

The Southern African – Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, SANEC, is the key intermediary agency for companies, organisations and entrepreneurs doing business or seeking to do business in and between the Netherlands, South Africa, the Benelux and the southern African region (SADC).

NETWORK: Swiss Chamber – South Africa Chapter

SwissCham Southern Africa – South Africa Chapter is an apolitical non-profit organization, which seeks to contribute to the expansion of economic, commercial and cultural relations between Switzerland and Southern Africa. It also functions as the South African pillar of the bilateral Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and is the official Chapter for the whole of South Africa and Southern Africa furthering trade relations between Swiss and South African Companies and to assist in the development of industry and commerce within the business community.

PREFERRED: ABC Worldwide Recruitment

ABC Worldwide is a leading recruitment company, based in Cape Town. Focusing on the placement of foreign language speakers as well as local and international staff with specialists skills across South Africa. Authority on foreign language placements: German, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Greek, Arabic, Mandarin Industry experts of placements in: BPO and Call Center, Tourism and Travel, Administration, Finance, Technical, Media, Marketing Information Technology, Executive Management

PREFERRED: Incentives SA

Incentives SA specialises in the sourcing of funding for your business using Government Grants and Business Finance Institutions, both locally and internationally, including but not limited to Grants from DTI, SARS, Structural Funds and Black Business Associations.


German-speaking online news portal with daily updated news, information and comments as well as yellow pages for South Africa.

PREFERRED: Mercantile Bank

Mercantile Bank shares entrepreneurs’ visionary spirit. With more than 50 years’ of experience, we know what it takes to run a successful business. Our personalised service, tailored solutions, transparent pricing and skilled, experienced and flexible teams can help you grow your business. In 2020 Mercantile Bank became a subsidiary of Capitec Bank, embracing now also private clients and offering 21st-century digital banking.

PREFERRED: The Lions Head International Properties

The Lionshead International Properties is Into SA’s specialised partner for any property acquisition in the Western Cape and it’s capital Cape Town. No matter if you are just looking for a holiday house, a second home to live in – or a retirement dwelling, The Lions Head can provide you with a wide range of first-class properties in selected areas. Are you interested in buying a property? A piece of land in the sunny south? Moderate climate? Not only to escape the cold winters in Europe, even more to expand your current life and to create a new perspective for your future? Start it up now! The Lions Head will gladly assist you improving your quality of life, without risk – and adapted to your personal preferences.
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