George Municipality Finance Directorate welcomed Gerard Goliath as the new Deputy Director: Expenditure and SCM on 3 January 2022. Goliath is a BCOM Accounting graduate from Nelson Mandela University and brings with him vast experience in his field. He has been working in municipalities since 2003 in various positions starting as a financial management intern up to Director’s level. Goliath says he views the highlights of his career as the achievement of two clean audits at Bergrivier Municipality in 2017 and 2018. Goliath is married with 3 children. Their eldest son is studying Civil Engineering in Port Elizabeth and the two younger children will be starting schooling in George this year.
“As a family, we are looking forward to making the Garden Route our new home and exploring what the region has to offer,” Goliath said. He added that he is looking forward to working at George Municipality and contributing to a culture of clean administration. “The warm welcome from the colleagues at George Municipality has been heartening,” he said.