Chisl was founded out of a desire to help businesses unlock the power of the latest technology. Our co-founders have deep technical expertise and with their years of experience realised the need to help businesses utilise the latest technologies in a pragmatic way. Due to the complexities and rapid changes in technology it becomes difficult for businesses to sieve through technological solutions that will have a meaningful impact. Our unique combination of pragmitism, continuous learning and deep understanding allows Chisl to design and implement impactful solutions using the power of latest technologies.
Willem has more than 20 years' experience, seven in the UK of which the bulk was with J.P. Morgan London, and ten with Barclays Capital Africa, now Absa, in South Africa. He obtained an MSc Business Analytics from Imperial College London majoring in advanced machine learning, is an alumnus of the New York Data Science Academy, and a qualified chartered management accountant in the UK.
Dirk has 23 years' experience of which seven was with Deutsche Bank UK, ten with Barclays Africa, now Absa, and five with Rand Merchant Bank in South Africa. He is a qualified actuary (FFA) through the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, and a CFA Charterholder.
Guillaume is an experienced data engineer and spends most of his time building cloud infrastructure and web applications. He holds a BEng (Computer) and MEng (Mechatronics) from Pretoria and Stellenbosch University respectively, and is AWS certified.
Aidan has 5 years' experience in management consulting and banking in South Africa. He holds a BEng (Mechanical) and an MPhil (Data Science) from the University of Cape Town. He also holds the CQF designation.
Reuben has 5 years' international experience working at top global investment banks. He holds a BEng (Industrial) from Stellenbosch University, is an FRM charterholder, and is currently completing the Artificial Intelligence Professional Program at Stanford University.
Dandre has 3 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry with a proven track record in business process optimization and project management. He holds a BSc in chemical enginerring from the from the University of the Witwatersrand, and is AWS certified.
Arantxa analyses large data sets and generates management reports using Python, R and some SQL. She holds a BScHons (Biokinetics) from the University of Pretoria where she developed an interest in data in her final year during a large-scale research study. Arantxa is AWS certified.
Mashaole currently spends his time modelling and analysing large datasets using SQL and Python. He holds a BScHons (Big Data Analytics) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and is currently working towards his AWS practitioner qualification.
Dylan spends his time leveraging his skills in Python and R in order to find solutions to clients’ problems. He holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University (Chicago, USA), as well as certificates in sustainability and energy efficiency. He is currently working towards his AWS practitioner qualification.
Emma specialises in building analytics reports and developing data pipelines, currently using SQL and PowerBI. She holds a BSc (Computer Science) from The University of Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Tharun makes use of his skills and experience in Python and SQL to solve data and database related problems. He holds a BEng (Electronic and Electrical) from Stellenbosch University and is currently working towards his AWS cloud practitioner qualification.
Erik has 7 years’ banking experience having worked for Barclays Capital Africa (ABSA), holds a BComm degree (Economics and Risk Management) and is a JSE certified bond trader. He made the ambitious career move into the world of data in 2022. He is currently working towards becoming AWS certified and mastering the Python tools for data science.
Tracy has 2 years banking experience as a quantitative analyst focusing on data analytics and financial modelling in the credit risk space. She holds a BBuSc (Finance and Accounting) and a MCom (Risk Management) from AIFMRM at the University of Cape Town. Tracy has completed CFA level one, as well as a certificate in Fintech.
Our financial services consulting arm, leveraging the vast experience of our co-founders to provide cutting-edge solutions to traditional financial services problems.
Our UK based operation where we provide financial services consulting as well as a broader array of analytical services.
We provide consulting services to various business units within companies across sectors. Our services range from bespoke OCR solutions to cloud development and the application of machine learning solutions.
We provide asset verification services using machine learning and drone technology. This assists both farmers in efficient livestock management and the financial sector in asset monitoring.
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