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Managing Director, MEA at Pagero
What would you describe as your
most memorable achievement?
I feel proud of many things in my
professional career but I am especially proud
of having built scalable and sustainable
businesses in the green field sector for the
multinational vendors I have worked for over
the years. That can only be achieved through
great products, honesty and hard work.
What first made you think of a
career in technology?
This comes from my early school years. I
have always been interested in how scientific
discoveries were translated into usable and
practical technologies to help us progress. I
then took my studies as a telecom engineer
and worked in the supervisory control and
data acquisition (SCADA) department of
a major power utility company. The years
with SCADA helped me understand how
technology can support businesses and
government organisations to optimise their
processes and how technology in the hands
of challengers to the status quo could
lead to innovation. I think that cycle is
fascinating, and I want to be part of it.
for a product that is ahead of the times in
I am extremely lucky to work with a
brilliant young team who have developed
the most innovative, independent, global
platform to facilitate digital trading and
What style of management
philosophy do you employ with
your current position?
My current position as MD for Pagero is
once again a market expansion challenge