Executive Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Davies has been involved in the Resilience and Business Continuity Industry for the last fifteen years, having spent time previously in the IT Industry with companies such as Dimension Data, Enterprise Technologies, Amdahl, Computer Configurations and MGX.
Michael has predominantly been on the financial side of business with the most recent progression in 2011 being from financial director to CEO of ContinuitySA.
Maxine Arnold has been involved in financial and management accounting since completing her internship in 1997.
She has completed a B.Com degree in accounting and auditing from the University of Port Elizabeth (now Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) and the Management Development Programme through the University of Stellenbosch, followed by completing her 3 years auditing internship at Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).
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Braam is an Information Security, Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery (DR) sales and implementation specialist with a proven track record of more than 25 years in leading, positioning and delivering enterprise wide Corporate Security, Business Continuity Management, Disaster Recovery, Business Resilience and Information Security as well as Data Protection solutions to clients across Africa and the Middle East.
He completed a national diploma in Mechanics & Science from the Technical College Ellisras as well as a post graduate diploma in Business Administration through the University of Liverpool and holds the MBCI certification from the Business Continuity Institute of London.
Padma has been involved in Business Continuity Management (BCM) since 2007. She is currently the General Manager for ContinuitySA’s Advisory Services division, responsible for operations within the Advisory practice. Prior to her involvement in BCM, Padma worked as an electronic engineer in the mining and petroleum sector.
In addition to business continuity, Padma has completed Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) work including OHS management plan development for OHSAS 18001 certification purposes.
In 2017, Padma won the BCI’s “Africa’s Business Continuity and Resilience Consultant of the year”.
INNES LE ROUX
Innes le Roux has been formally involved in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery since 2005. Innes has a strong technical background and has personally assisted in hundreds of incidents and disaster recovery tests.
He completed a B.Proc degree at the Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit in 1994 and focused on the law industry providing I.T. and technical solutions.
Wayne Reed has been active in the Business Continuity Management (BCM) and ICT Continuity arena since 1996. He has a strong technical and project management background and has designed and implemented many complex resilience and recovery solutions for clients in a wide range of industry sectors.
He has been involved in the design and development of numerous recovery facilities in South Africa and abroad, and his BCM experience includes the formulation of Recovery Plans, Business Impact and Risk Assessments.
Willem A Olivier has been involved in Business Continuity Management since 2001.
He achieved his Fellowship (FBCI), with the Business Institute of the United Kingdom (BCI) in 2014. Willem completed his National Diploma in Electronics in 1986 and has since then been actively involved in the Information Technology and Business Continuity sectors.
Currently General Manager of International Business at ContinuitySA since 2015 attending to all our international businesses and ensuring further development of our international footprint.
NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Barry Shaw graduated from King’s College London, with an Electrical Engineering Degree. After 17 years in South Africa as IT manager for Barlows Group, and Deputy Managing Director at Gencor Group Computer services, he returned to the UK where he started CAP-RS, which became known as SGRS, and it grew into one of the worlds’ largest Business Continuity Companies, operating in 15 countries and employing over 250 people. It was the first to provide large scale work area recovery with full dealing room capability.