Pietro Calicchio

Pietro Calicchio

Partner, PwC South Africa

Pietro has been with PwC for 19 years. He is a partner in the Assurance practice and took over the role as the Southern African Leader for PwC’s Hospitality and Gaming practice in August 2015. He has worked with hotel and casino companies throughout his career and has been part of the editorial teams that have published the annual Hospitality and Gaming Outlook publications.

Pietro has been involved with the gaming industry since the first temporary casinos opened in South Africa and has built up a large amount of knowledge and experience as the gaming industry grew and established itself, while at the same time developing his expertise in the hospitality industry.

Pietro has worked with many local and international clients, some of which are listed in South Africa and has managed large cross border assurance engagements. He has contributed to thought leadership publications.

Pietro enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures. He worked on a large PwC project in Saudi Arabia for two years that also afforded him the opportunity to travel to twelve different countries during this time. He is a keen reader and likes keeping abreast of technological developments.


  • Hospitality & Gaming Leader

Area of interest

  • Audit