Dale  Holloway

Managing Director
Crowe DNA (Pty)Ltd

Professional Summary

Dale opened the Crowe DNA firm in September 2017. Prior to going in to private and professional practice Dale worked for Standard Bank of South Africa, (Africa’s largest Banking Group), a career that spanned 25 years, where he fullfilled various senior leadership roles in both Operations, Human Resources and Retail Banking. Dale has worked across various regions of Africa, which includes having completed a 4 year expatriate assignment in West Africa (living out of Lagos, Nigeria and Accra Ghana for 4 years).

Key areas of professional interest include strategic planning, organisational design, operational restucturing, change management, leadership development and Labour law.


  • 2017 to date Managing Partner & MD of Crowe DNA
  • 2014 – 2017 Regional Head, Retail & Business Banking, Standard Bank Group
  • 2010 – 2014 Regional Head, Human Resources, Coastal
  • 2005 – 2010 Regional Head, Human Resources, West & East Africa as well as Head Change Management of Africa M&A
  • 2000 – 2004 Provincial Head roles within South Africa
  • 1992 Commenced his professional career with the Standard  Bank Group

Professional Affiliations

  • South African Board for Personnel Practice
  • Human Resources Council of South Africa
  • Prosci International accredited change manager professional


  • Executive Development Programme, UNISA
  • Harvard Leadership Development Programme
  • BComm – Honours,
  • BArts – Industrial Psychology 

Community Involvement

  • Nature & Conservation volunteer programme
  • Working on fire volunteer

Service Focus

  • Strategic HR planning
  • Change Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Labour Law
  • Dispute resolution & mediation

Industry Focus

  • Financial Services
  • Retail
  • Commercial Agriculture
  • Nature & Conservation
  • NPO’s