Taryn Forsyth
Divisional Director: Risk


Taryn obtained her B Com Accounting Honours from the University of KwaZulu Natal in 2006. She completed her articles at KPMG in 2009. Taryn registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) upon completion of her articles.

From the end of 2009 to 2011, Taryn worked in the Forensics division at KPMG  specialising in financial investigations and loss quantification.

From 2011 to 2018, Taryn worked in the Forensic Accounting division at a leading global insurance broker, becoming the co-head of the Business Interruption section of the division for their Africa operations.  She was responsible for various forensic assignments involving fraud investigations, the valuation of business interruption and, various economic losses, claims preparation and negotiation, both locally and internationally.

In 2018 Taryn joined RSM in the Risk Advisory Services and is a Regional Divisional Director within the division.


  • Claim quantification and preparation
  • Forensic Investigations

Associations  and Certifications

  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Affiliate Member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • FAIS Compliant – Regulatory Exam


  • B Com  Accounting (Hons)
  • Chartered Accountant (South Africa)