South Africa

Fergus is a management accountant who completed his studies (B.Com Hons) at North West University in the early eighties and started his career as a financial accountant in the corporate sector in 1988. He quickly moved through the ranks and was afforded the opportunity to become involved in strategic and corporate marketing for Denel Informatics.

He then obtained his MBL degree in 1996 from University of South Africa

In the year 2000 he established his own management consulting practice – M Ferguson Consulting (SA) Pty Ltd and worked in close collaboration with KPMG and SAB&T on various projects in Agriculture, Manufacturing, Retail and Training since then.

He is also an ActionCOACH accredited Business Coach – the world’s largest business coaching company while also being an Adding ZEROS Certified Facilitator focusing on high potential, mid-size companies in South Africa.

As a Senior Business Rescue Practitioner with CIPC, he has an impressive track record with ABSA, STANDARD BANK and NEDBANK in successfully turning around and rescued companies in the hospitality, construction and services industries. He is co-founder of a CLAN FERGUS CONSULTING GROUP Pty (Ltd), an Advisory business, providing business advice, consulting, business coaching and mentoring services to small and medium sized businesses and has a passion for helping businesses like yours grow and become profitable, so you, the business owner can enjoy the lifestyle you deserve.

Some of his achievements include:

  • Fergus was awarded the prize of Most Improved Business Coach in Berlin in 2013
  • At the prestigious Business Excellence Forums, Fergus has been named COACH OF THE YEAR in 2015.
  • Clients were category winners viz.
    • *Unlimited Events - Alastair Laing - CEO of the Year (2015), Most Innovative company of the year 2016 and Best overall company of the year 2017.
    • *Truvelo - Ralf Gebert - Fastest Growing Company of the Year (2015)
    • *Sonja Smith Funeral Group - Most Innovative Company of the Year (2015)
    • *Dry Ice - Deon Roux - Entrepreneur of the Year. (2015, 2016 and 2017 )
  • Fergus has also achieved the Business Partner of the Year award in 2019.

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