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Global reach, family warmth

IDU was founded in a garage in Cape Town in 1997. The culture of family is still at the heart of the business, but our reach is now multinational. We have distribution hubs in Johannesburg, Durban, London, Dubai, Auckland and North America.

IDU-Concept, our flagship solution, is used by hundreds of companies in 30+ countries on 5 continents, and our oldest customers have been with us since the start.


  • Empower non-financial managers, give them ownership of their budgets and promote transparency and true accountability.

  • Automate budgeting, forecasting and reporting to drive efficiencies across financial processes at all levels of your business.

  • Slash budgeting, forecasting and reporting turnaround times.

  • Deliver a cost-effective, superior business solution.

  • Deploy rapidly, with no need for ongoing consulting support.

Financial tools to empower managers
at all levels of your organisation

About Us - our vision

Empowerment + Ownership = Accountability

IDU Accolades


  • Gartner has named IDU-Concept a top financial planning application.

  • G2 Crowd has named us both a Leader and a High Performer, based on customer feedback and reviews.

Meet the Team

Kevin Phillips
Kevin Phillips

Kevin is a qualified Chartered Accountant and member of both CA(SA) and CIMA with extensive experience in Financial Management, as well as financial systems design and implementation

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James Smith

With a National Diploma in IT, specialising in commercial software development, James fulfils the business role of software development

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James Smith
Wayne Claassen

Wayne heads up the Customer Implementation and Support division of IDU. He has a degree in Financial Information Systems

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About Us - Meet the Team


Margie Whitten
Margie Whitten IDU KZN East Africa

Margie holds an IMM qualification and had many years of management experience within the IT services industry before joining IDU

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Thomas Ironstone
Thomas Ironstone IDU Americas

Comprehensive performance management engagements (advisory and implementation) for public and private sector organizations across Canada, the United States and the Caribbean

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Asia Pacific

Rob Jones
Rob Jones IDU Asia Pacific

Rob has degrees in Law and Commerce, he is passionate about Business Process Management – helping organisations perform more efficiently and effectively through properly applied technology

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Andrew Peel
Consultant - Andrew Peel-min_edited.jpg

Andrew has a honours degree in Information Systems and has been with IDU since 2003. He has completed many implementations across multiple countries and time zones.

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Kim Taylor
Kim Taylor IDU Asia Pacific

Kim has a Bachelor’s degree majoring in English & Psychology. Supporting the strategic growth of Idu within the Asia Pacific region

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R.S. Moni
RS Moni IDU Middle East

Moni is a Chartered Accountant with 25 plus years’ experience in MEA markets – strategic planning, auditing, financial management, budgeting, ISO certification and ERP implementations

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Shobha Moni
Shobha Moni IDU Middle East

Shobha has an MBA from IIM and has an international background in business development for Enterprise software from Oracle, SAP and Sage in MEA markets for over 25 years

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Middle East

Paul Flude
Paul Flude IDU UK and Europe

Paul is a non-exec Director of IDU UK, he is a qualified Attorney with over 24 years of Legal, Entrepreneurial, Senior Management, Marketing & Business Development experience

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Kulvinder Reyatt
Kulvinder Reyatt IDU UK and Europe

Kulvinder has a career spanning over 25 years as a specialist outsourcing and business development consultant

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United Kingdom and Europe

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