I studied a BSc in Biotechnology, followed by Honours in Financial Analysis & Portfolio management at the University of Cape Town. At heart an entrepreneur, I completed my studies in parallel to founding and running business ventures.
Through my entrepreneurial endeavours I have gained experience in fundraising (both local and international), launching and growing the companies through the various business lifecycles and leading interdisciplinary teams to drive these high-impact ventures to the market.
Having been through the various learnings (from failures and successes) as well as gaining insights from both sides of the investor table: as an entrepreneur and co-ordinating a technology incubator. Icontinues to follow his undying passion of helping others by sharing these key learnings to assist and enable other entrepreneurs who embark on their own journey.
Beyond my direct business interests, I am actively involved in growing communities that foster entrepreneurial mind-sets, skills and idea sharing that lead to action. I do so by channelling my time and efforts as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, curator of TEDxCapeTown and through the
When not involved with work related projects you will find me immersed in nature or pushing my body to the limits as I train up for my next endurance race.